Category Archives: Asia
DUELING PAPERS ABOUT THE FIRST AMERICANS Oh, goody. Dueling papers. Always a treat. And dueling papers in the same week in Science and Nature, an extra-special treat. The topic a hot one, as befits dueling papers: Based on genetic studies … 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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Lab safety, smallpox and more virulent flu, marijuana benefits, plus headless, heedless, and clueless at Science
Lab safety is even worse than you thought
The best single blog source for keeping up with the current smallpox-anthrax-flu-lab safety fiasco is Maryn McKenna’s Superbug, one of the Wired blogs. Some recent posts:
About the cache of old vials …
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King Bhumibol and Queen Sirikit in flash cards at a stadium in Bangkok, Thailand, July 1973.Photograph by Black Star Agency