…and contribute to the next edition of SurgeXperience, the blog carnival that’s all about surgery. The next host, Dr. Cris Cuthbertson is interested in surgical research and, in addition to good posts about surgery, is looking especially for good posts about surgical research. Instructions for submitting can be found here. Please help her out if you can.
I’ve been sarcastically “thanking” Jenny McCarthy for bringing the U.S. the gift of measles through her tireless efforts on behalf of Generation Rescue and other antivaccine groups and will continue to do so whenever I deem it appropriate. But Jenny isn’t the only one who deserves our “thanks” (no, I’m not going to thank Andrew Wakefield again). Let’s not forget all those religions who, either because they think vaccines are messing with God’s will or because of some interpretation of a holy book written in prescientific times, religions like this one in Canada:
In its quest to rule the science blogosphere, the Borg–I mean ScienceBlogs–Collective has assimilated yet another blog, it would appear. It’s a good one too, and adding its uniqueness to us will only strengthen us. So please welcome blogger (not to mention frequent commenter on this very blog) Blake Stacy and Science After Sunclipse to the Collective. Go on over and say hi. Tell him Orac sent you.
Last night was a late night at work, and I didn’t have time to apply my usual annoyingly long-winded analysis to a study that I found interesting and had intended to look at today. It’ll keep. In the meantime, there are always the brief “link-and-comment” (or in my case “link-and-snark”) posts. Also, there was an article a couple of days ago that I have been meaning to bring up since I saw it but somehow allowed myself to get distracted. With the impending resurgence of measles and other previously controlled or even vanquished infectious diseases, courtesy of Jenny McCarthy, Generation …