Alternative medicine and its discontents (2 of 2)

May 3, 2012

As a 1960s Aberdeen science graduate, I am appalled by the university's reported plans for a chair in "a field dubbed 'pure quackery' ". If this is the sort of pseudoscience our funds might support, either directly or indirectly, I shall have to reconsider my modest annual contribution to Aberdeen's Development Trust and would urge other alumni to do likewise.

Neil Macfarlane, Lowdham, Nottinghamshire

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