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Dec 08

Curiosity and distress


Tweet Follow @mark_lorch I had a particularly low period during my post-doc career, nothing seemed to be working.  The days of failed experiments stretched into weeks and then months, with no end is site. About that time I came across a quote (from the zoologist Marston Bates), that mirrored my mode Research is the process of …

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May 01

Merck Faked a Research Journal (.PDFs Available)


As a good chemist I always defend drug companies when I hear people attack their integrity. I can’t help but roll my eyes when I hear the benefits of herbal remedies, and can’t help but wince when I hear people advocate only eating natural non-chemical containing foods. Even I will have to mellow these attitudes …

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