Democratic Lawmaker Responds To ‘Fetal Pain’ Bill With Measure Limiting Vasectomies A Democratic lawmaker in Georgia isresponding to a Republican-backed effort to prevent women from receiving abortions 20 weeks after fertilization with a tongue-in-cheek measure that seeks to limit men’s health care choices: legislation that “would limit vasectomies only to men who will die or suffer dangerous...
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Don’t Lecture Me: Rethinking How College Students... →
Here’s what Mazur has figured out about what goes on when the students talk with each other during peer instruction: “Imagine two students sitting next to one another, Mary and John. Mary has the right answer because she understands it. John does not. Mary’s more likely, on average, to convince John than the other way around because she has the right reasoning.” But here’s the irony. “Mary...
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Why Don't Americans Elect Scientists? →
jtotheizzoe: Among the 435 members of the House, for example, there are one physicist, one chemist, one microbiologist, six engineers and nearly two dozen representatives with medical training. The case of doctors and the body politic is telling. Everyone knows roughly what doctors do, and so those with medical backgrounds escape the anti-intellectual charge of irrelevance often thrown at those...
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people...– Maya Angelou (via petitpoulailler)
Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes lived long enough (1841-1935) to...– ‘Rasputin Was My Neighbor’ And Other True Tales Of Time Travel (via npr)