Archive for April, 2010

On the Origin of “The Altenberg 16”

Column – Suzan Mazur

Since MIT Press does not fact-check its books (University of California, Berkeley does) — according to the above email to me this past week from Executive Editor, Robert Prior — its new Evolution: The Extended Synthesis volume opens with this … Read more »

The Peer Review “Fig Leaf”: Vera Hassner Sharav

Column – Suzan Mazur

While the chief of the US National Institute of Mental Health this week stopped short of saying scientists are corrupt because of their ties to industry, as AP reported — Vera Hassner Sharav does not give scientists a similar pass, partly because the … Read more »