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Cancer research in crisis: Are the drugs we count on based on bad science?

The cancer researchers Glenn Begley and Lee Ellis made a rather remarkable claim last year. In a commentary that analyzed the dearth of efficacious novel cancer therapies, they revealed that…
PUBLISHED: Sept. 1, 2013
LENGTH: 7 minutes (1932 words)

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by Jalees Rehman "The most radical revolutionary will become a conservative the day after the revolution."      …
LENGTH: 10 minutes (2705 words)
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There Was No Couch: On Mental Illness and Creativity

The psychiatrist held the door open for me and my first thought as I entered the room was “Where is the couch?”. Instead of the expected leather couch, I saw a patient lying down on a…
AUTHOR:Sisyphos
PUBLISHED: March 9, 2013
LENGTH: 13 minutes (3266 words)

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by Jalees Rehman "For every rational line or forthright statement there are leagues of senseless cacophony, verbal nonsense, and incoherency."…
LENGTH: 11 minutes (2912 words)

Venture Capital's Massive, Terrible Idea For The Future Of College

Can you go to college on your computer? Some say yes, and others respond with a resounding no. But one thing is for sure: there is a boatload of public money to be vacuumed off an overcrowded,…
LENGTH: 18 minutes (4582 words)

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by Jalees Rehman The psychiatrist held the door open for me and my first thought as I entered the room was “Where is the couch?”. Instead of the expected leather couch, I saw a patient…
LENGTH: 12 minutes (3236 words)

Science Journalism and the Inner Swine Dog

A search of the PubMed database, which indexes scholarly biomedical articles, reveals that 997,508 articles were published in the year 2011, which amounts to roughly 2,700 articles per day. Since the…
LENGTH: 9 minutes (2340 words)

Whistling Pigs: German Adventures with Google Translate

Bilingual or multilingual friends can be quite annoying. Especially if you’re stuck at a social gathering with the ones who repeatedly mention their language skills and utter phrases such as…
AUTHOR:Sisyphos
PUBLISHED: Oct. 18, 2012
LENGTH: 9 minutes (2479 words)