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Archives for November 20, 2006

Pediatric Grand Rounds

The latest Pediatric Grand Rounds has been posted, and this time it’s being hosted by fellow ScienceBlogger Tara Smith at Aetiology. Check it out.

I don’t know about you, but I was getting a little tired of writing so often about the same topic last week, namely the insinuation of unscientific and unproven “alternative medicine” into the medical school curriculum and its promotion by the American Medical Student Association (AMSA). I had planned on giving the topic a rest…

Via Recursivity and Pharyngula, I’ve learned that, after being an embarrassment to Princeton University for nearly three decades, the Princeton Engineering Anomalies Research (PEAR) laboratory is closing due to lack of funding. I’m only amazed that it held on so long. Let’s just hope that Deepak Chopra doesn’t decide to bail it out. From my…