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- adjective informal Of or pertaining to
- adjective Apparently, but not actually,
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It more urban supernatural fantasy with "sciencey" explanations than SF, but that is fine.
Reminder: Tonight's SciFi TV Premieres - Sanctuary and Clone Wars 2008
One of the reasons we see so much "sciencey" garbage in the news is because advertising standards do not allow products to be sold making dubious scientific claims, so they target newspapers (with stupid equations, "Boffins discover cure for x, y, z" etc.).
On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with... 2009
I guess writing a footnote about this would have been too 'sciencey' for them, lowering the truthiness to unacceptable levels.
No matter how funny we think this is, the sad part is that it's all cloaked in "sciencey" sounding jargon, which can unfortunately mislead the large number of illiterate people out there in American culture.
No, no, you've got it wrong: downloaded articles just aren't as 'sciencey' as the original paper versions.
If this last seems counterintuitive, then such upturning of expectations is exactly what Goldacre wants us to be aware of when reading of 'sciencey' claims in the media and advertising.
Asylum John Self 2008
From what I read about this (mostly on business-related sites, not very high-level sciencey stuff), the process seems to be as follows.
Paumanok Vineyards Protecting Consumers Against Counterfeit Wines 2009
And for all those random sciencey applications for habitat [...]
The more whining that goes on, the more people get intrigued by the very thing the sciencey-types are so frightened of …
There is just enough nerd factor in these books to make them sciencey, and there is just enough of a fabulous story to make them fictioney.
The centre of the universe likes Marseguro & Terra Insegura! ewillett 2009
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