Monthly Archives: April 2016

More Animal Wonders

More Animal Wonders     I’ve been fascinated by the diversity of life since I was a little kid. I wrote a two-part piece, “Animal Intellect” (see Archives, Mar 2013), about how they process and respond to information, and also a piece … Continue reading

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Opioids: Same Old Devil in a New Hat

Opioids: Same Old Devil in a New Hat     We have a long history with that old Devil the opium poppy. Probably its pain-killing properties preceded the discovery of its addictiveness. In 19th Century the British flooded China with opium from … Continue reading

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Science, American Style

Science, American Style     Among the interviews we heard during the last NFL season, St. Louis Ram’s defender William Hayes made an astonishing statement, saying he doesn’t believe in dinosaurs:  “No, I don’t believe dinosaurs existed.  Not even a little bit.  … Continue reading

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