Respectful Insolence

Archives for January 29, 2007

Last minute warning

Here’s just another friendly reminder that the latest edition of the Skeptics’ Circle, that now-venerable blog carnival dedicated to critical thinking and skepticism, is due to appear this week on Thursday, February 1 at Slicing with Occam’s Razor. (Hmmm, that’s mighty close to Groundhog’s Day.) So, if you’re a blogger and have written something that…

Children’s medicine

The latest Pediatrics Grand Rounds has been posted over at Unintelligent Design: Grand Rounds, Volume 1 Edition 21: What Dreams May Come.

Acupuncture for Parkinson’s disease?

Critics who don’t like my insistence on applying the scientific method to the claims of alternative medicine sometimes accuse me of unrelenting hostility towards alternative medicine, as though no amount of evidence would ever convince me of the efficacy of various alternative medicine therapies. Nothing could be further from the truth; I merely insist, as…

Street Anatomy

PZ mentioned it, but, after having seen it, I thought I’d give it a plug too, mainly because my readership skews more towards the medical blogosphere than PZ’s does, and a new blog this promising should be publicized to other medical bloggers. It’s by a graduate student in Biomedical Visualization at the University of Illinois…