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MEMORANDUM #2 (HOMEOPATHY)

Commission on Pseudoscience and Research Fraud Memorandum #2 HOMEOPATHY AS PSEUDOSCIENCE

The Problem of Practical Demarcation between Science and Pseudoscience in the Russian Scientific Field

As a matter of fact, science is always accompanied by its shadow, pseudoscience. The latter is a collective name for all kinds of concepts and activities that, for various purposes, disguise as science. However, there are hardly any clear formal criteria enabling one to demarcate between science and pseudoscience.

Mass-produced PhDs lie at heart of Russia’s ‘plague’ of doctoral fraud

Academic ‘scallywags’ are gaining doctorates thanks to the circulation of dodgy theses within some universities, says the founder of plagiarism pressure group

Rampaging Pseudoscience Turning Russia into ‘Medieval State’

The ongoing brain drain and lack of financing is not the only reason why Russian science has suffered in the years since the fall of the Soviet Union. The increase in pseudoscience has been so strong that the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) has formed a body to deal with the influx, the Commission on … [ . . . ]