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Archives for August, 2008

And I won’t even talk about the whole Global Warming issue. Governmental funding of science is fundamentally important to our economic future. First let’s look at funding for the National Institutes of Health, the main source of money for biomedical research in the US: Joseph j7uy5 @ Corpus Callosum points out: I can’t help but…

Saturday Morning Video

This one is dedicated to the residents of New Orleans who for the past three years have been rebuilding that beautiful city. Long live The Big Easy.

One of America’s strengths was that people looked up to the US. In WWII soldiers would give up to the US on purpose, because they knew that they would be treated fairly. How do I know this – my grandfather who fought for the Italians was one of them. Imagine that power. You are so…

I’m Canadian. Back when I lived in Canada, health insurance was never a worry. Sure you might have to wait a bit before you got it, but you could always count on being sen by a doctor when ever something is wrong. If you want you can get additional health insurance that will pay for…

Again here’s a simple graph that says it all. And they say that Democrats are fiscally irresponsible.

Instead of vague platitudes, Clinton uses empiricism to make his points in last night’s speech – America needs to look at what happened over the past 8 years. From last night’s speech:

Fact #1: There’s a clear difference between Obama and McCain on taxes. (ht: Digby, Crooks and Liars, Washington Post)

Last night we spent the night at the Cambridge Brewing company and said goodbye to Marius Wernig who is leaving today to start his lab at Stanford. If you are looking for a lab working on a hot topic and want a patient smart and generous mentor APPLY TO HIS LAB. Trust me. (To read…

Tired of all the crap from the tube

Joe Biden. How do I feel about the pick? It’s okay, nothing to get excited over. At least when Biden attacks McCain, the media will echo it. So we spent the day packing and listening to all the “pundits” on all the MSM websites. It is amazing how vacuous all these shows are. Not one…

I’ve been really busy of late. Over the summer I have been mentoring two students, Gloria who sadly left us for Danesh Moazed’s lab (a great choice if you ask me) and Lesley who will be leaving next week to work in a lab at Duke. I have also been busy with the RNA Data…