Monday, February 11, 2019
Mea culpa, mice!
A nimal research is purportedly protected by university and broader review and approval criteria. The relevant IACUC (Institutional Animal ...
Friday, January 11, 2019
Is there a gene for celibacy?
W e see study after study of genes 'for' behavioral traits considered to be driven by selection: intelligence, athletic ability, cri...
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Too many post-docs! (I wonder why.....)
A recent report , in Nature discusses a glut of post-docs, that is, PhDs who went on to post-doctoral research position(s) with the idea t...
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Susumu Ohno: Accounting for Why Gene Counting Doesn't Account for Things
G ifts, gifts, gifts! Every day in the media, often promoted by universities, journals, and NIH, we seem to be offered the imminent gif...
Wednesday, December 26, 2018
Who are we, even in our 'advanced' state today?
I t would seem hard to argue that we, as a people, are very nice, except maybe to our close friends and relatives. Instead, aren't pove...
Friday, December 21, 2018
This year's Seasons Groanings....er, Greetings
A s is my seasonal wont , herewith I will : this year's Christmas Groanings...er, Greetings. . . . . Have a great Holiday! ...
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