June 18, 2004
Good reads

Two articles in today's San Diego Union-Tribune are well worth your time. The first is an editorial taking the media to task for yesterday's inaccurate characterizations of the 9/11 commission's report and the relationship between al Qaeda and Saddam Hussein. "This administration never said that the 9/11 attacks were orchestrated between Saddam and al-Qaeda," Bush […]

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June 4, 2004
Stem Cell research update

Ramesh Ponnuru has an excellent article clearing up some of the false claims made by proponents of embryonic-stem-cell research.

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May 14, 2004
The politics of stem-cell research

Wesley J. Smith has a helpful update on the promise of adult stem cell research.

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January 7, 2004
Cool Math Stuff

As one of the few people with a journalism degree who actually took (and passed -- barely) multi-variable calculus, I continue to find math interesting, especially when something like this happens. The Poincare Conjecture, named after the Frenchman who proposed it in 1904, is the question that essentially founded the field of topology, the "rubber-sheet […]

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August 14, 2002
The most intelligent person named Ramesh

That would be National Review's Ramesh Ponnuru who has an excellent, well-reasoned piece on human cloning. An excerpt: It is true, of course, that religious believers have been prominent among opponents of cloning. But in general, their position has not rested on doctrines about, say, ensoulment, still less on any belief that God has revealed, […]

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August 8, 2002
Prime solution

I just thought I'd point out this article in The New York Times. I've always liked math, well maybe that's not quite true. I liked math up to the point that I took multivariable calculus. I think it's pretty safe to say that I'm one of the few journalists to have successfully completed 4 quarters […]

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