Adventures in Ethics and Science

Archives for August, 2008

Once again, researchers who use animals in their research have been the targets of violence at the hands of animal rights activists. As reported by the Santa Cruz Sentinel:

A quick update on the details for the meet-up in Manhattan this coming Saturday: Owing to the number of people who say they’ll be coming (large) and the weather forecast (chance of thundershowers), we will not be meeting at the Arthur Ross Terrace at the American Museum of Natural History. We’ll be meeting somewhere else.…

Because it’s been one of those weeks. *The elder Free-Ride offspring conveys heartfelt thanks to those who provided quantum mechanical book recommendations in the comments on this post — and to Super Sally who sent three of those books as birthday presents. The elder offspring is about two chapters into Alice in Quantumland right now…