Monthly Archives: September 2012

Cold Turkey

Why did the turkeys cross the road? How on earth would I know? They aren’t exactly the most brilliant species alive… Turkeys of course are a reminder of fall, although they abound in this area all through the year. We … Continue reading

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Are you speaking?

Another hectic month of academic juggling, teaching, grant reviews, grant writing, manuscript reviews and handling, manuscript writing and submission, handling the affairs of the departmental graduate committee and concerns of incoming students, college wide graduate council (in which I was … Continue reading

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On common denominators between scientists and journalists: integrity in dealing with complex matters

Since my recent experience in posting a first blog entitled “Academic Boycotts, Science and Hypocrisy“ on Occam’s Corner at The Guardian’s science blogsite, I have spent a good deal of time thinking about the parallels between good scientists and good … Continue reading

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