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Charlie Martin writes on science, health, culture and technology for PJ Media. Follow his 13 week diet and exercise experiment on Facebook and at PJ Lifestyle
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Forever Young: Reprogramming the Cellular Clock

Monday, March 15th, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

In a PJM exclusive, we report on new research that confirms the telomere hypothesis of cell aging, a discovery that may lead to better adult stem cell therapies and even to direct treatment of the effects of aging.

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Senator Barrasso: Why Won’t Congressional Democrats Permit Science Oversight Hearings? (PJM Exclusive)

Saturday, March 13th, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

Senator John Barrasso M.D., in an exclusive interview with PJ Media, discusses science oversight — or the lack of it — in the Democratic Congress.

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Climategate Stunner: NASA Heads Knew NASA Data Was Poor, Then Used Data from CRU

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

New emails from James Hansen and Reto Ruedy (download PDF here) show that NASA's temperature data was doubted within NASA itself, and was not independent of CRU's embattled data, as has been claimed.

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BREAKING: Released Emails Show Wind Lobby, Soros Group Helped with White House PR (PJM Exclusive — Read the Emails Here)

Monday, March 8th, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

GreenJobsGate? The Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy coordinated with "green" lobbyists when trying to fend off a damning report.

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BREAKING: Senator Barbara Boxer and EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson Throw IPCC Under the Bus

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

Following the release of the Inhofe Report, Boxer claimed she was only quoting "American scientists," and Jackson reversed herself on the use of the IPCC as the "gold standard."

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Climategate Meets the Law: Senator Inhofe to Ask for DOJ Investigation (PJ Media/PJTV Exclusive)

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

Inhofe intends to ask for a probe of the embattled climate scientists for possible criminal acts. And he thinks Gore should be recalled to explain his prior congressional testimony. (Click here for the just-released Senate Environment and Public Works report behind Inhofe's announcement.)

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Climategate: The World’s Biggest Story, Everywhere but Here

Sunday, February 21st, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

The biggest scandal of our times is a non-story to U.S media. Why are the London papers covering the Climategate collapse, but not ours?

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Climategate: The Big Picture

Friday, February 19th, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

As new fraud is revealed almost daily, the full story of how the AGW scam came to pass is taking shape.

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Climategate: Skeptics Can’t Relax Yet — Real Fraud Is Measured in Dollar Signs, Not Degrees

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

The scientific fraud started with the money and the (leftist) politics, and that's where the investigation needs to go now.

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Climategate: Inhofe Raises the Temperature

Thursday, February 11th, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

Senator James Inhofe calls for Dr. Rajendra Pachauri, and the EPA, to respond to the "crisis of confidence" in the IPCC's CO2 findings.

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Dear Dumb Dad

Saturday, February 6th, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

A 1935 poem, written by Charlie's maternal grandfather during the era of the Forgotten Man, still strongly resonates today.

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Climategate Consequences: The Mann Report

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

The investigations prompted by Climategate have just started, but scientists involved are already feeling the heat.

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Kindle, iPad, MacMillan, and the Death of a Business Model

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

MacMillan fights with Amazon to protect the physical book market from e-readers. Bet on Amazon.

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Climategate: Who Benefits When the IPCC Lies?

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

A false claim by the IPCC shows up in several grant applications for companies with IPCC members on their boards.

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Climategate: The Wheels Come Off for the IPCC

Sunday, January 24th, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

Two major errors based on poor science. Not a good week for the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. (See also Roger L. Simon: "Climategate: The Scandal that Keeps on Giving")

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Climategate: The End of the Beginning

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

A review of Climategate: The CRUtape Letters, the first book on the game-changing data leak. (Also see Roger L. Simon's PJTV interview with the book's author:"Climategate Heats Up As Liberal Author Jumps Ship")

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The Superman Complex: With Haiti Aid, Even a Superpower Can’t Move Mountains

Monday, January 18th, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

Is criticism of U.S. relief efforts justified? Mostly, no.

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Hume: Right To Discuss Freely, Wrong On Buddhism

Tuesday, January 5th, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

Brit Hume did nothing wrong when commenting about Tiger Woods, but he doesn't know the faith.

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Climategate: How To Follow the Money

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009 - by Charlie Martin

It appears that most of the Copenhagen participants saw the money they spent as an investment. Here's how they get paid.

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Climategate: Faster and Faster, the Dominos Fall

Thursday, December 17th, 2009 - by Charlie Martin

With the revelation about the cherrypicked Russian stations (plus six other freshly, independently discovered problems), the real story of how we got here just took a shape.

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Climategate: McIntyre and the ‘Divergence Problem’

Monday, December 14th, 2009 - by Charlie Martin

The "trick" used to "hide the decline," which alarmists have claimed was taken out of context, is actually worse when the context is included.

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Climategate and the First Rule of Holes

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009 - by Charlie Martin

When you are in one, it is best to stop digging.

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Fast Facts About Climategate

Sunday, December 6th, 2009 - by Charlie Martin

A one-stop source for information about the biggest scientific scandal in a century.

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Pielke Sr.: Climategate Emails Just a Small Sample of a Broad Issue (PJM Exclusive)

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009 - by Charlie Martin

The decorated scientist — oft-mentioned in the CRU emails — wants to see the current blatant conflicts of interest removed from climate science. (Also read Bill Whittle: "Ike's Response to Climategate")

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Climategate: Imminent Demise of Glaciers Due to … a Typo!

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009 - by Charlie Martin

The IPCC has been claiming Himalayan glaciers could be gone by 2035. The research paper they used concluded 2350.

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