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Archives for May 15, 2007

Grand Rounds again

The latest Grand Rounds has been posted at the Medical Humanities Blog. Time for your fix of the week’s best medical blogging.

Good God Almighty….(From Sir David Attenborough’s “Life in the Undergrowth”)[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PgLmUb5P_Ws] Add to: Slashdot del.icio.usredditnewsvineY! MyWeb

The winner!

The winners of the Alliance for Science essay contest that I mentioned a couple of months ago, where high school students were asked to write an essay of 1,000 words or less about the topic Why would I want my doctor to have studied evolution?, have been announced. My only question is why the actual…

A while back, I coined a term for woo so irrational, woo so desperate to masquerade as reason and science, that it could be spewed forth into books, the Internet, and the blogosophere by only one man. The man is Deepak Chopra, and the term is Chopra-woo, examples of which can be found here and…