Saturday, April 20, 2019

Somehow this seems fitting...

James McCord, chief Watergate burglar and Bay of Pigs alum, died nearly two years ago and nobody knew until now.

Saturday, April 13, 2019


I've watched this trailer four times now and it still gives me chills.

Monday, April 8, 2019

"She summoned all of Duke Biochemistry’s graduate students and postdoctoral scholars to a meeting to discuss department morale. Seated in an overstuffed armchair on the stage of our building’s seminar room, two lackeys standing at the steps to either side of her, Andrews looked down on us with a royal serenity."

Biochemist Louis Metzger writes:

"How did she ever expect us to recruit new faculty and new students with scandal hanging over our department? As I spoke, Andrews’s placid face screwed itself into a reptilian rictus, the response of someone long unaccustomed to contradiction."

More trouble at Duke. Fraud again. Read about the student whistleblowers who tried to stop it.