@clarkgoble Just tried to read an article on renewed interest in RAS genes and cancer...abandoned approach after many drugs based on a slight misunderstanding of its function failed in human trials...why aren't more aware of how hard this work is?
@clarkgoble I agree there is credulous, sloppy, sensational and perhaps in some cases, undisclosed promotional motivations in the write-ups. I always go for the link to the original publication of a study ...tend to ignore a story if no such link appears.
@clarkgoble my respect for Oz goes up a notch. I would like to see consumers take more responsibility...caveat emptor was never bad advice. a good education is the best defense against a shoddy claim.
@fields but then it would be right at least one day every 4 years, once a year more typically...I don't put put up identifying info on FB profiles or other social media because those little factoids make it easier for nefarious others to impersonate me.
@literary how did that state arise? have you learned so much that you finally see the assignment of meanings to facts is an arbitrary if compulsive practice of most humans? or is it more like depression or just not caring any more?
@doctorlinguist if its not being streamed, which you could capture, there is a low tech way: get a timer and an OLD cassette player than can record from broadcast...but it has to have mechanical record buttons...press record and put it on a timer.
@johngordon wow. At the point where the two lines diverged: Dot Com crumbled a little later. Clinton still prez but mired in Republican posse-congress obstruction...what laws or regulatory changes kicked in at that date????