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Solidarity, macaques and seedbanks

Have been pondering solidarity of late – between individuals, species, generations. Have no profound thoughts to offer, just a couple of things dredged up from the memory banks and re-found via google. Number one is the macaque who wouldn’t eat … Continue reading

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Psychogenic Discombobulation Field device

I always marvel at how some of my heroes remain so calm while pointing out how completely and utterly fubarred we are. And this cartoon, by the fantastic Marc Roberts, says it all…

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Heresy as a hermetic negative positive feedback loop

Marc Roberts has done another brilliant cartoon (here) and in his explanation points to an excellent recent post on Real Climate, which reads in part Unfortunately, the narrative of the heretic is self-reinforcing. Once a scientist starts to perceive criticism … Continue reading

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It makes my brain ache

Reading my FT magazine on the stepper at t’gym, I finally looked at (having probably seen many times) a full page advert for “Neurozan” capsules.” These wonderful products are sold by “Vitabiotics”, “supporting the brain’s neuro-chemistry through optimum micro-nutrition.“ And … Continue reading

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