Friday, October 19, 2018
Nyah, nyah! My study's bigger than your study!!
I t looks like a food-fight at the Precision Corral! Maybe the Big Data era is over! That's because what we really seem to need (of co...
Thursday, October 18, 2018
When is a consistent account in science good enough?
W e often want our accounts in science to be consistent with the facts. Even if we can't explain all the current facts, we can always ...
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
The maelstrom of science publishing: once you've read it, when should you shred it?
T here is so much being published in the science literature--a veritable tsunami of results. New journals are being started almost monthly,...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Where has all the thinking gone....long time passing?
W here did we get the idea that our entire nature, not just our embryological development, but everything else, was pre-programmed by our ge...
Monday, October 8, 2018
Evolution, to Engels--and a kind of lesson for us all?
W e tend to think of Friedrich Engels as Karl Marx's pal, co-author, supporter--and financial benefactor. That's all true. But...
Saturday, October 6, 2018
And yet it moves....our GWAScopes and Galileo's lesson on reality
I n 1633, Galileo Galilei was forced to recant before the Pope his ideas about the movement of the Earth, or else to face the most awful pen...
Thursday, October 4, 2018
Processed meat? Really? How to process epidemiological news
S o this week's Big Story in health is that processed meat is a risk for breast cancer. A study has been published that finds it so.....
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