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Archives for November, 2009

Pardon my light posting lately. Flat out with big projects, travel, and the stacking of the wood for the winter. This, however, is what has jumped out at me from the intertubez of late: Meet the New Health Care Reform, Same as the Old Health Care Reform At Top Schools, More Than Half the Profs…

Preston Gannaway, The Virginian-Pilot When I did my story on the overextension of the PTSD diagnosis in vets (and elsewhere), I found Grossman’s take on the psychic toll of killing (and almost being killed) among the most compelling. His “On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society” is a unique…

By way of demonstration, the group plugged in stats from the Oct. 11 playoff game between the Angels and the Red Sox: BOSTON — Things looked bleak for the Angels when they trailed by two runs in the ninth inning, but Los Angeles recovered thanks to a key single from Vladimir Guerrero to pull out…

Just heard of a neat article about why feeling stupid on a regular basis is actually a good sign if you’re doing serious scientific research. The article is by a fellow named Martin Schwartz, a professor of microbiology and biomedical engineering at the University of Virginia, and it was published in April of 2008 in…