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Archives for March 27, 2006

The Skeptics’ Circle is fast approaching

It’s that time again. In less than three days, the latest Meeting of the Skeptics’ Circle will be posted at Terra Sigillata (who, by the way, wrote an excellent post while I was away at my meeting on why we should continue to study rare cancers). You have until Wednesday evening to submit to him…

Last week, I inaugurated a new series on this blog entitled Medicine and Evolution. I even wrote what was to be the second post in the series, a post that (I hoped) would illustrate the utility of applying approaches used to study evolution to human disease. That post is essentially complete, other than requiring the…

Does my weblog own me?

My wife would say yes. But, because all the other ScienceBloggers appear to be doing it, I had to take this test to find out: 18.75 % My weblog owns 18.75 % of me.Does your weblog own you? It’s actually not as bad as I had feared. It would actually only be 12.5% if I…