Respectful Insolence

Archives for April 22, 2008

Ack! Well, so much for Hillary Clinton’s and Barack Obama’s reputations for supposedly being well-informed about scientific issues. True, they didn’t sink as far into the stupid as John McCain did about vaccines and autism, but what they said was bad enough. Let’s put it this way: If David Kirby thinks what they said about…

Yesterday I came across a blog exchange between Dr. Jekyll & Mrs. Hydeand fellow SBer Physioprof about principal investigators (PIs) who still do experiments in the lab. For those not in the science business, a “principal investigator” is in general the faculty member who runs the lab and whose grants fund the salaries of the…

Quashed!

Just reported by Kathleen Seidel: From the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire, Case No. 1:08-mc-00013-JM: ENDORSED ORDER granting MOTION to Quash Subpoena. Text of Order: “Granted. Attorney Clifford Shoemaker is ordered to show cause within 10 days why he should not be sanctioned under Fed R Civ P 11 –…