Category Archives: Academia

Is “German” a Race?

I stumbled on a great page at Edge.org about “What ideas should be retired in 2013?” where they asked some famous(ish) academics and thinkers exactly that. The answers are really great! The one from Dr. Nina G. Jablonski about Race … Continue reading

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Admission of Wrongdoing

This article from the Economist details how an amateur palaeontologist uncovered serious errors in previously published papers on how dinosaurs grew. In total, he examined 12 papers. In four cases the original data had been lost. In three, the statistics … Continue reading

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