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War on cancer and pop-tart guns?

This Smithsonian Magazine article on cancer is interesting. It talks about new “stealth cures”: this involves sending in molecules that have markers to not trigger immune system responses, or to get the cancer cells to not fight it. There is a lot here.

Evolution: Wallace worked out a theory of natural selection that was similar to Darwin’s yet he isn’t as well known as Darwin. Why? Here is a discussion on that topic. I recommend reading the comments: remember that, in a way, Darwin knocked humans off of the perch of being “different from the other animals” in some fundamental way.

Guns A kid shaped his strawberry pastry into a gun shape (so the teacher says) and gets suspended for two days? How does such BS make us safer? How does this teach students to respect authority? This is absurd.

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March 3, 2013 - Posted by | biology, evolution, science, social/political | , ,

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