Junk-science meaning

The definition of junk science is inaccurate or false studies, data and analysis which is used to create a biased opinion or to push a political agenda.

An example of junk science is a study funded by the tobacco industry that finds second hand smoke isn't harmful.

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(uncountable, pejorative) Assertions that have the appearance, but not the actuality, of scientific support.

His testimony was worse than science fiction: it was junk science.

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(countable, pejorative) A cluster of assertions, publications, and experts that have the appearance, but not the actuality, of a scientific specialty.
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