pseudoscience

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pseu·do·sci·ence

 (so͞o′dō-sī′əns)
n.
A theory, methodology, or practice that is considered to be without scientific foundation.

pseu′do·sci′en·tif′ic (-ən-tĭf′ĭk) adj.
pseu′do·sci′en·tist n.

pseudoscience

(ˌsjuːdəʊˈsaɪəns)
n
a discipline or approach that pretends to be or has a close resemblance to science
ˌpseudoˌscienˈtific adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pseudoscience - an activity resembling science but based on fallacious assumptions
astrology, star divination - a pseudoscience claiming divination by the positions of the planets and sun and moon
alchemy - a pseudoscientific forerunner of chemistry in medieval times
fallacy, false belief - a misconception resulting from incorrect reasoning
Translations
pavědapseudověda
Pseudowissenschaft
pseudociencia
áltudomány

pseudoscience

[ˈsjuːdəʊˌsaɪəns] npseudoscienza
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Subsequent investigation revealed that the original vaccine paper was based on fraudulent science.
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Well, it could also be pointed out that there has been no global warming for approximately 15 years now, that some of the world's most influential climate scientists--at the University of East Anglia's Climatic Research Unit in England (UEACRU)--were found peddling fraudulent science in the Climategate scandal, and that the United Nations Environment Programme predicted in 2005 that there would be 50 million "climate refugees" by 2010 (and later tried to scrub the prediction from the UN website).