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Diversity skips African Americans in science

On a recent grant review panel, I was struck at the degree of diversity among the reviewers  at the table; with roughly twenty scientists in the group, I noted people who who hailed from at least nine different countries (not … Continue reading

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Are scientists becoming an endangered species? The way we live–now

What spurred me to put pen-to-paper, if that phrase has any remaining meaning, was reading about the recent proposals at the US National Institutes of Health to again revamp the grant review system. The previous revamp, just several years ago, … Continue reading

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Relativity Theory

How many times have we been told in the course of our lives “It’s all relative?” I hear that over and over. And I suppose that there’s a lot of truth in that statement. If we push aside considerations of … Continue reading

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