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Are You Kidding? Alas, Scientists Rarely Are

Are You Kidding? Alas, Scientists Rarely Are

By Shlomo  Maital

   A friend drew my attention to an article in Chronicles of Higher Education, by Tom Bartlett,  Sept. 330 more words

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Open Peer-Review Provides a "Check" on Premature Announcements; but may Encourage "Stealing" of Ideas

Everyone involved in research wants to be the first to discover something. The pressure is so great especially at research universities where students typically never get to see their professors outside of class. 179 more words


Spirituality, Counselling and Psychotherpy

The first of Michael Heffernan’s talks on Spirituality, Counselling and Psychotherapy takes place on 2nd October. See previous post A Listening Heart. Following is a brief outline of Michael’s previous talks on  266 more words


Un enfant né sans visage va être opéré en Australie grâce à Facebook

Othman El Rhazi de Pourquoi Docteur.

Un petit garçon né au Maroc sans visage va être opéré par un chirurgien australien, après un appel à l’aide lancé sur les réseaux sociaux.



Arguments obviously doesn’t help to convert delusioned juiced religious minds into atheistic. There are secular minds (if i may call them so) who think spiritual mind is equal with mental illness state, and there is a treatment to cure it. 254 more words


Ecology Is A Failed Science

If the World Wildlife Fund is to be believed http://www.nbcnews.com/science/environment/world-has-lost-half-its-wildlife-past-40-years-wwf-n214486, and I have no doubt that their claims are largely accurate, then it is time to admit that the science of ecology has failed in the past century. 612 more words