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The rational choices of drug addicts

Kudos to The New York Times for reporting, perhaps for the first time, that large scientific communities may not tell the whole truth when pursuing your tax dollars. The associated article is about drug addiction, or, rather, the lack of it when people have other ways of getting their jollies. As reported in the Times, the research of Dr. Carl Hart at Columbia University clearly…

Rise Of College Student Underemployment: Charts depicting degree inflation and nonuse

According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the average annual cost of a college education was $18,497 for the 2010-2011 school year. Multiply that cost by four years, and that equates to the average college student shelling out $73,988 for a bachelor’s degree. This cost can vary widely from public to private schools, with students…

Human trials having 75% success rating for curing leukemia

Leukemia had invaded his bone marrow and spread like a stain through his lymph nodes; the traditional options, including chemo and radiation, had failed. Walt needed something radically different if he was going to live. And the treatment he’d been given a few days ago was certainly that. Over the past several years, a couple of hundred mice had received…

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