Could water really have a memory?

The BBC have written an article on their webpages reminding us why we have to be careful scientists when we interpret our data, and why we use double blind testing.
The article talks about a scientist named Jacques Benveniste, who was trying to understand homeopathy in the late 80’s. His data was published in Nature, suggesting that his work was of the highest quality and importance. His findings were difficult to repeat (read the article for more).
This harks back to comments I make in an early lecture about the homunculus of spermists seen by those with early microscopes. Be careful of what you think you see – it might not really be.
BBC article.