Archives for July, 2007

Need some more reading? Check out the latest edition of Tangled Bank over at Aardvarchaeology, and the latest Skeptics’ Circle over at The Skeptical Alchemist. Meanwhile, as I mentioned previously, next week’s Grand Rounds will be here at Aetiology. Send your submissions in to me by Sunday evening for maximum inclusion potential; I can’t guarantee…

What is “health” ?

I know many of the HIV threads here get very tedious and repetitive, but occasionally interesting things come out of them. Believe it or not, I’ve learned a lot about HIV denial over the past year and a half or so. I’ve long been familiar with Duesberg’s objections, but it wasn’t until more recently that…

Tuesday reads

A few other topics readers here may appreciate: First and foremost, this week’s Grand Rounds can be found over at Over my med body!. Next week, however, it will be hosted right here at Aetiology for the second time, so send your posts along to me (aetiology AT gmail DOT com), preferably by Sunday evening.…

I mentioned back in May that myself and a group of science bloggers went and got ourselves interviewed by Chris Condayan of The American Society for Microbiology’s MicrobeWorld. Well, the video (“Microblogology”) is up, featuring fellow U of Iowan John Logsdon, Jonathan Badger, Yersinia, Elio Schaechter, and Larry Moran. From the blurb: “Six science bloggers…

Over at Uncommon Descent, the blog of William Dembski and friends, a contributor has a post up discussing Peter Duesberg’s aneuploidy hypothesis for cancer (which Orac discussed here for more background). The post itself is a bit confusing–it’s titled “When Darwinism Hurts,” and according to the author’s clarification, it’s about “Darwinism” leading us down the…

AiG volunteers confront gay man, love sodomites: We asked the lone gentleman behind the booth about the origins of the rainbow colors as a symbol for the homosexual movement. He gave us some history, apparently in San Francisco is where it originated. It was meant to reflect the diversity of lifestyles. This was an easy…