Respectful Insolence

Archives for March 15, 2006

Evolgen and I both wrote about this earlier, when the Genetics Society of America urged people to contact their Senators. Now the biggest organization dedicated to cancer research, the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), has weighed in. Received in my e-mail today: To: All AACR Members From: Dr. Margaret Foti, Chief Executive Officer; Dr.…

They’re not too bright, are they?

Excerpts from an e-mail to Professor Deborah Lipstadt criticizing her for taking Holocaust denier Arthur Butz to task during an interview on FOX News: Although I am not anti-semitic, your Jewish greed is overbearing and crippling. The world is beginning to see the collective Jewish attempt to control the world economy and world media. [...]…

Tangled Bank

A new Tangled Bank is up at fellow ScienceBlogger grrlscientist’s Living the Scientific Life. Time to catch up on the world of science as reported in the blogosphere over the last two weeks. While you’re perusing the science, you might also want to wander over to Evolgen and join him and the Genetics Society of…

Jesus versus the vampires

After yesterday’s all-out frontal assault on a dubious scientific journal (which, by the way, you should still read if you haven’t already), how about some lighter fare for today? A couple of months ago, when the fury of fundamentalist Muslims was directed at Denmark for the publication by one of its newspapers of cartoons portraying…

Sockpuppet envy

I’m feeling a bit envious right now. Kevin Leitch has something I haven’t. He’s acquired his very own blog sockpuppet: Someone (and it’s really not hard to guess who) has created a little sockpuppet site for me. Whomever (ahem) it is has also started sprinkling the blogosphere with spicy comments from ‘me’. How cool is…