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Made It, Ma! Top of the World!
Jordan Ellenberg has a great article up on Slate on “The Mathematics of Narcissism.” There are two related themes running through it. One theme surrounds the overhaul of the current Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition Revised (DSM … Continue reading
Arsenic and Old Wounds
In the olden days of yore, science was taught as a guild craft. Knowledge about essential procedures, and about the interpersonal politics of science, were passed down from advisor to student in much the same way that ancient guilds passed … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged arsenic, embargo, exobiology, Extraterrestrial life, imatinib, NASA, Politics, science, wolfe-simon 20 Comments
Is It Just Me?
It’s very difficult in retrospect to track any kind of gradual evolution, either in nature or in human events. One can have a sense of things changing and landscapes altering subtly over time, but there is seldom some kind of … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Bill Clinton, Newt Gingrich, Politics 143 Comments