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Who is Publishing Scientific Research — By Country

Originally posted on All About Grants :
? https://twitter.com/AfricanPhysics/status/445498644893278208

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MLK Day

I just read a piece on what MLK did, not what he said, but what he actually did.  It was astounding; and shocking to me that I had forgotten the immensity of what he accomplished. http://m.dailykos.com/story/2011/08/29/1011562/-Most-of-you-have-no-idea-what-Martin-Luther-King-actually-did?detail=email    

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Romney Backs Away from Health Care Reform

“Well, we do provide care for people who don’t have insurance,” he said in an interview with Scott Pelley of CBS’s “60 Minutes” that aired Sunday night. “If someone has a heart attack, they don’t sit in their apartment and … Continue reading

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Scaring the Voters in the Middle – NYTimes.com

The claims of Representative Todd Akin that women don’t get pregnant from “legitimate rape” now live in infamy. But a few things you may not know: via Scaring the Voters in the Middle – NYTimes.com.

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Cloud Atlas, a book and now a film

If you have not read anything by David Mitchell, you should. And CloudAtlas is a good one to start with.  Put simply, the book is about power, our will to power, and where it takes us individually, collectively, and historically.  … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Election 2012:
Amusing! Election 2012 View original post

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Originally posted on Health Care Reform Politics:
This is an excellent video clip. The insurance mandate is the spinach we need to eat. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IF8SiN8Bbh0

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Originally posted on Election 2012:
Thus spake Mitt Romney. He is not concerned because the poor have a safety that according to Mitt is in fine working order. Mitt says he is not concerned about the rich, because they are in…

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Apple and Jobs in the United States

Two articles in the NYT last week on the success of Apple as a business and the impact that success has had on US employment and on Asia speaks to our future.  I’ll discuss the first article here and the … Continue reading

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NH Education Committee Circumvents the Public Hearing?

HB 542 demonstrates either an unintended consequence of committee amendments, or less naively, a clever move to side step a controversy generating public hearing on a piece of legislation.  The excerpt below is from the House Record dated Friday,  March … Continue reading

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