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The Science Fiction of Medical Quackery: Ray Bradbury's “Skeleton”, 2020, Smith and Stone

Discussion in 'Health News and Research unrelated to ME/CFS' started by Andy, May 28, 2020.

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  1. Andy

    Andy Committee Member (& Outreach when energy allows)

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    Jon Stone writing disapprovingly about quackery - let's just savour the irony..
    Paywall (no abstract), https://headachejournal.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/head.13852
    Sci hub, https://sci-hub.tw/10.1111/head.13852
     
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    Arnie Pye Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    I don't know who that woman is who waves at the side of the screen but she is driving me nuts. Does anyone know how I could get rid of that side panel?
     
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    I use the low tech solution of propping a piece of card so it covers that part of the screen.
     
  4. Arnie Pye

    Arnie Pye Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    I've just discovered my own solution. I opened the calculator program on my PC, resized it appropriately, and positioned it in front of the woman. :)
     
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    Click on 'Save' underneath the bird head, and then click on the download that will appear in the bottom left (on my laptop anyway). This will then open a PDF of the article, and you can then close the web page with the annoying waving person :).
     
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    It's Alexandra Elbakyan and you can block components of a website with ublock origin (Chrome based browsers) or similar in other browsers.
     
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    as @Snow Leopard has pointed out it's Alexandra Elbakyan, the creator of sci-hub;
    it's thanks to her you can read the paper and many others at all.
     
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    I thought it might be her. I would have preferred a still picture of her rather than one where she constantly waves.
     
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    If you click on her picture it brings up her bio, which includes her email address. You could always send her a polite email explaining how this is distracting to your reading an article, and could she put up a still photograph instead.

    Edit: Actually, after clicking on the waving picture, this opens a second tab with her bio. If you then go back to the original tab, the picture has disappeared from the box. So this is a really quick solution if you don't want to download the article as a PDF.
     
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