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Orac disembodied, day 3

Nope, Respectful Insolence is still not integrated into the main ScienceBlogs page or into its aggregated feed. Patience, Orac-philes. It probably won’t be until next week now; so please keep this blog bookmarked, or, if you use an RSS feed aggegator, don’t rely on the aggregated ScienceBlogs feed to catch your daily helping of Respectful […]

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Last Call For The Skeptics’ Circle

Besides running my own blog, I also happen to have the distinct honor of being responsible for organizing the Skeptics’ Circle. One of the great things about the blogosphere is that anyone can have a blog, either for free through a service like Blogspot or at a nominal cost. This greatest aspect of the blogosphere […]

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Skepticism/critical thinking

Orac knows science, skepticism, and critical thinking

Here is the second in a series of links to essential classic Respectful Insolence from Orac’s old blog. In a continuing series of posts, for the benefit of new readers (and a trip down memory lane for old readers), I now present: The Galileo Gambit What is a theory? Breast cancer “dormancy” Public speaking “Short […]

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Medicine

Grand Rounds, vol. 2, no. 21

Grand Rounds, vol. 2, no. 21 has been posted at Intueri. The last time Maria hosted Grand Rounds, she envisioned it as a menu in a restaurant, which, while creative, was mildly disgusting. This time, she wants to help you make your Valentine’s Day love connection.

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Medicine Surgery

Angst in my pants*: Academic surgeons lament their lot

*With apologies to Sparks. You’d think that a meeting of surgeons in such a beautiful and sunny city as San Diego would be one big party. Well, it was to some extent outside of the meeting, but the meeting itself was a bit of a drag. Academic surgeons are not a happy lot these days, […]

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