New Study Implicates Environmental Factors in Autism

by jeeg 7. July 2011 23:29
A new study of twins suggests that environmental factors, including conditions in the womb, may be at least as important as genes in causing autism. The researchers did not say which environmental influences might be at work. But other experts said the new study, released online on Monday, m... [More]

Genetics and Crime: Shoddy Journalism in the New York Times

by jeeg 23. June 2011 22:09
What kills socially useful journalism is an ideological agenda and a stupid hunt for "news" often manufactured at the news desk. In the New York Times of June 20, 2011, buried in the Arts section (at least in the Midwest edition), you will find a sterling example of one reason why print newsp... [More]
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