Saturday, October 9, 2021

A Grim Paradox

 You've likely heard of Thomson's Lamp paradox (or you can look it up), but have you heard of the Grim Reaper paradox:

https://www.futilitycloset.com/2021/10/02/the-grim-reaper-paradox/


Friday, October 8, 2021

Drugs and People, Duhhh

 People's genetics and metabolism differ... this is such an obvious truism that it's kind of a shame articles like this even need to be written... but folks prefer thinking along binary, all-or-nothing, black-and-white lines, instead of in terms of continuities and nuances, so yes it needs be said aloud:

https://theconversation.com/why-prescription-drugs-can-work-differently-for-different-people-168645


Saturday, October 2, 2021