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.


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

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