The largely overlooked resident fungal community plays a critical role in human health and disease.
Paolo Macchiarini will again be investigated by the Karolinska Institute, which is not extending the researcher’s employment contract.
Chris Mooney's "The Republican War on Science" showed up on my desk recently. The book traces the rise of the Republican Party's split with science, from its roots in the supersonic transport debate in the Nixon administration, to George W. Bush's assault on science today, covering science issues from Reagan's "Star Wars" initiative to "intelligent design," global warming to stem cells. From what I read Mooney seems to come across as a bit of a zealot. In the first chapter, for instance, he w
October 17, 2005|