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THE MESS IN PSYCHOLOGY AND OTHER SCIENCES TOO You’d think that the just-published Science paper, recounting a massive attempt at replication of 100 selected research projects published in the top psychology journals in 2008, would be cause for much beating … Continue reading
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Do you suppose Steven Pinker’s broadside against professional bioethics oversight of CRISPR and other forms of gene editing–Pinker’s command to bioethics was brutally inflexible: “Get out of the way”–will change bioethics for the better? Or gene editing, for that matter? … Continue reading
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WHEW! The Affordable Care Act (aka ACA, aka Obamacare) subsidies to help people buy health insurance got saved by the US Supreme Court after all, with the somewhat unexpected help (unexpected by me, anyway) of Chief Justice John Roberts. Here’s … Continue reading
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Could a DIYbio lab be an alternative YMCA? A DIYbio Lab is a community space to exercise your mind instead of your body. Instead of learning to swim, opportunities for physical fitness, and socializing via team sports at the YMCA, … Continue reading