Navel-gazing

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If posting frequency is any indication, regular readers might be able to tell that the last two or three weeks have not been the highlight of my life. And, thankfully for you, I’ve kept much of it off-blog because of the unique personal identifying characteristics than prevent me from being too honest here. But, let…

This is growing tiresome and painful. I have a wonderful physician-scientist research collaborator who, God bless her (or your own personal God-equivalent), takes care of little people with cancer. You’d think that a person who chooses this line of work would get a frickin’ karmic break, right? I just learned that her brother died last…

I wasn’t going to disclose my location while on working vacation, but since half the world already has my dang cell phone number, I might as well share with you the latest from Aspen, a magnificent mountain town whose winter opulence gives way to slightly less opulence in the summer, together with some great art,…

I’ve gotten a bit sidetracked so we’ll have to wait on my follow-up on pharmacist’s refusal and some posts I’ve been working on about curcumin in cancer and the concerns about lay persons making treatment recommendations about lymphoma treatment.

Blogging has been very light over the last two weeks as I was serving my national health agency and fellow scientists and physicians by critically evaluating research proposals. By the end of last week, the sight of my computer screen began to induce migraines and I’m still not feeling 100%. However, my cross-town blog bud…

So, as a Sb newbie, I’m just figuring out the scheduling around here and saw that tomorrow’s new ‘Ask A ScienceBlogger’ question has already been posted. Hence, I figured I should probably answer last week’s question: Assuming that time and money were not obstacles, what area of scientific research, outside of your own discipline, would…

Sb 2.0 pledgemaster Prof Janet Stemwedel (Dr Free-Ride) has set forth a meme for others to learn more about the new wave of ScienceBloggers. Quite interesting queries, and the last one makes me look forward to a SciBloggerCon (or YearlySB?) that is open to the general public. I also appreciate that Janet asked about the…