Month: May 2007

Cancer genes and other factors

There’s been a lot of press this last week about the reported breakthough in genome testing that will pinpoint clusters of imperfectly-copied genes that increase the risk of inheriting breast cancer. Much of the excitement is due to the fact… Read More ›


This is the first in an occasional series: as I find especially appealing timesinks I will share them with you all. The first: The Paper Art of David Callesen: A4 Papercuts (Callesen’s index page)

There’s an Office of the Messiah

It’s in Tasmania. Terence from the Office of the Messiah in Tasmania sends Richard Dawkins (and cc’s PZ Myers) long emails pointing out their multitudinous errors. Breaking News Be advised that the awaited Messiah and Divine Saviour and Just Leader… Read More ›