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Alice Stewart

If you aren’t an epidemiologist of a certain age — or even if you are — you’ve probably not heard of Alice Stewart. Alice was one of England’s premier epidemiologists in the mid to late 20th century, but I didn’t meet her until she was in her 80s. At the time she could still bound…

McCain wants to go full speed ahead for nuclear power (that’s a maverick’s way of dealing with climate change?) and Obama seems to feel friendly to it, too, as long as the waste disposal issue can be solved, satisfactorily (which it doesn’t seem it can be, but that’s another story). Everyone agrees that nuclear power…

We now know that Pakistan sold nuclear secrets to Libya and North Korea and who knows who else. The assumption was that the nuclear secrets were Pakistan’s. AQ Khan, head of the Pakistani nuclear program gets the blame (or the credit; he is considered a national hero in Pakistan). Nuclear secrets sold to the highest…