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Archives for March 13, 2008

Vox Day’s misogyny

I happen to be in Chicago right now attending the annual meeting of the Society of Surgical Oncology. It’s a meeting that I try to make it to almost every year, and usually it’s a necessary update to my knowledge base. Consequently, I only just this morning noticed my fellow ScienceBloggers Mark Hoofnagle, Mark Chu-Carroll,…

As an NIH-funded surgeon/scientist, I just had to read this report at BrokenPipeline.org when I became aware of it, courtesy of Bora and Drugmonkey. Basically, it describes how bleak the NIH funding situation has become, particularly for young investigators. The report (PDF) comes from several prominent research universities and warns that we are at risk…

Having just perused the 82nd Meeting of the Skeptics’ Circle over at Happy Jihad’s House of Pancakes, I was left with one question? Was the Founder of the Circle, the not late but still lamented St. Nate (mainly because he left the blogosphere and took his blog down) God? Is Orac his son? And what…