- Mar 2022
Indigenous science has long been rejected without consideration,overlooked, or exploited without recognition by powerful Westerninterests. Bio-piracy sees Indigenous Knowledge of plants stolen andpatented for use in the food, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industrieswith little or no recognition or recompense. Indigenous starknowledge has been ignored, even when that knowledge clearlyexisted long before the ‘discoveries’ of Western science.
Indigenous knowledge has been broadly ignored, rejected, and even exploited without any recognition by Western colonizers. Examples of appropriation include knowledge of plants patented for use in food, medicine, and cosmetics.
- Aug 2020
Ophir, Yaakov, and Yaffa Shir Raz. ‘Manipulations and Spins in Attention Disorders Research: The Case of ADHD and COVID-19’. Preprint. PsyArXiv, 20 August 2020. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/dmu4j.
- increased risk of infection
- attention disorders research
- raise awareness
- stimulants reduce risk
- adverse effects of medication
- pharmaceutical industry
- poor methodologies
- inappropriate operational definitions
- bogus results
- attention disorders
- healthy scientific scepticism
- in-depth inspection
- Jun 2020
The quest for a vaccine could restore faith in big pharma. (n.d.). The Economist. Retrieved June 8, 2020, from https://www.economist.com/business/2020/06/04/the-quest-for-a-vaccine-could-restore-faith-in-big-pharma
- May 2020
Stephenson, J. (2020). European Medicines Agency Tackles Potential Shortages of Drugs for Treating COVID-19. JAMA Health Forum, 1(4), e200485–e200485. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamahealthforum.2020.0485