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I love this: a 15-year old kid comes up with a new way of detecting pancreatic cancer. It’s “90% accurate, 400 times more sensitive, and 26,000 times less expensive than existing methods.” Way to go: Make via Carpe Diem.

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Alternative Medicine Isn’t

What was the New York Times thinking, running this piece (“Is your doctor open to alternative medicine?”). I mean, I understand why quacks and charlatans promote “alternative” remedies: the same reason that Willie Sutton supposedly robbed banks. I also understand … Continue reading

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