Archive for September, 2008

CHICAGO (AP) — A government agency has dropped plans for a study of a controversial treatment for autism that critics had called an unethical experiment on children.The National Institute of Mental Health said in a statement Wednesday that the study of the treatment — called chelation — has been abandoned. The agency decided the money would […]

To the Software Developers of the World, One would think that wiping out my hard drive, spending an evening and indeed late into the night reinstalling software, having to backup all my data and scrapping whatever plans I had for the evening, not to mention stress and worry about the fate of the machine that […]

I haven’t had a chance to plug Science Debate 2008 yet because, to be perfectly frank, up until a few days ago I had kind of given up. Despite a pretty resounding call by the scientific community and some big names in (sadly) what seems to be a pretty small pond as far as politics […]