The Biggest Junk Science of 2014

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2014's Not Top Ten: The Biggest Junk Science

In 2014, scientists again pushed upon the bounds of possibility. They found a hidden ocean on Saturn's moon Enceladus, one that could harbor life. They unearthed Dreadnoughtus, the largest known animal to ever walk the face of the Earth. They even landed a robot on a comet. Wow.

But with all the awe-inspiring science stories also came stories that weren't so amazing. Rather than exemplify humanity's ability to forge a brighter future with science, many of these stories showed humanity's opposite ability to disregard science completely. Others simply showed how science can be carried out incorrectly.

Welcome to the worst junk science of 2014. To begin the countdown, click "next page" below.

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