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The Nobel Show

There is nothing else like it in science, the annual awarding of the Nobel Prizes for physiology or medicine, physics, chemistry and economics. I wish the awards were as eagerly anticipated by the world’s populations as say the Super Bowl or the World Cup; but this is the biggest show in science. I also wish […]
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Run robot! Like a cockroach

Scientists, or more specifically institutions that employ scientists, compete for attention. Attention can translate into money, prestige, or…more attention. All considered good things by institutional PR folk. So the PR folk crank out announcements and other ‘informational material.’ Hey, when science or research technology can get some attention, who’s to complain? Smile, maybe. Like a […]
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