The current frenzied attack on the teaching of evolution in public schools in school boards across the United States is to be welcomed.
Biology is getting bigger.
Many scientists in the United States who staunchly opposed a second presidential term for George W. Bush were probably in a somewhat less-than-festive mood during the inauguration in Washington earlier this month.
But remember, we don't actually sell our products.
The holidays seem to add a burden that pushes people over the edge.
By long-standing policy, scientific data are not public until a reviewed manuscript is published.
Biology needs more egg whites.
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Few voters in next week's US presidential election will embrace absolutely everything that either candidate stands for, or, for that matter, reject absolutely everything. Nevertheless, a change must be made, judged on a few key issues. The most pressing issues include the quagmire that is Iraq, national security, healthcare provision, and the economy. But science should not be too far behind, and anyone with the best interests of science at heart will have no hesitation in selecting John Kerry o