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  • Bad Science Writer Talks About the Placebo Effect *NSFW*
    By on January 18, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    The Guardian newspaper’s Bad Science columnist Dr. Ben Goldacre does a stand-up routine about medicine, the placebo effect, and the mysteries of the human body at Nerdstock. From a scientific standpoint, I can’t accurately say how funny it is because I was told it was great before I saw it.

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  • A Writer’s Plea: Figure Out How to Preserve Google Books
    By on September 26, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    The dispute over Google Books continues to rage in the courts and op-ed pages of the country.