Yet another case of invisible rapists. Rape is something that just “happens” to women who “leave themselves vulnerable”. Male violence is to be considered a ubiquitous, inevitable force; the only way the world can combat it is to put the… Read More ›
Month: October 2007
Should have more time to write next week.
I needed something tranquil after reading about antisocial trends in multi–player gaming forums.
School culture may promote anorexia The study shows that schools play a critical role in the development of girls’ self image, confidence and self-esteem, with many of the girls citing particular high school experiences as defining moments in their anorexia…. Read More ›
Mark at LP points out that it’s been exactly three long years since the Howard government was last elected.
Grauniad: I am creating artificial life, declares US gene pioneer Craig Venter, the controversial DNA researcher involved in the race to decipher the human genetic code, has built a synthetic chromosome out of laboratory chemicals and is poised to announce… Read More ›
Some of you may have stumbled across a news article citing a fancy-sounding “study” by Peter Carroll of London’s Pension and Population Research Institute: “The Breast Cancer Epidemic: Modeling and Forecasts Based on Abortion and Other Risk Factors”. From the… Read More ›