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More ridiculous nonsense…

So I have finally gotten around to catching up on my Science reading, and I just about ran out into the street screaming when I read this article.  The worst part is quoted below:


NPR makes a blatantly biased statement

On NPR’s “Morning Edition” some time last week, they interviewed senator Rick Santorum.  He made a comment about evolution.  On Morning Edition they frequently read letters submitted by listeners, and the only letter they read that commented on this interview argued against Senator Santorum’s view point.  Although I agreed with the listener’s comments, that the lack of existence of a god does not relieve a “moral demand” on humanity, but come on guys, you can at least try to be balanced!


New topic on liberalism

This is actually an old discussion, but a fun one!

Should liberals try to be more in touch with the American mainstream?


Drug researcher gives $105M gift for medical research

“Jan Vilcek, an immigrant who would later head the research team that developed Remicade, is giving $105 million to the New York University School of Medicine, where he has worked for the past 40 years. The school, which will put the money to use in medical research, called it the largest gift it had ever received and probably the largest faculty gift of all time.”

That’s just cool.



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My first first-author paper!

Just wanted to share that my first first-author paper is now online! In the journal Stem Cells and Development, here’s my paper on “Roles of Integrins in Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Growth on Matrigel and Vitronectin.”

The Future of Scientific Publishing

Just read a fascinating (if lengthy) essay on disruptive technology and the future of scientific publishing. Well worth the read!


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All Things Stem Cell

Hey all Paradoxdruid readers! I recently started up a blog on stem cells that I’d love you all to take a look at:

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Time for Change

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Free Rice

Okay, I’ll admit that it’s entirely possible that I am the last person to learn about this website*, but it’s really addictive. 


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