Monthly Archives: Veljača 2011

Horrific Medical Experiments Come to Light – AP 28.2.2011

ATLANTA — Shocking as it may seem, U.S. government doctors once thought it was fine to experiment on disabled people and prison inmates. Such experiments included giving hepatitis to mental patients in Connecticut, squirting a pandemic flu virus up the noses of prisoners in Maryland, and injecting cancer cells into chronically ill people at a New York hospital. više…

via Horrific US Medical Experiments Come to Light. više: AHRP

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«Wir lebten in einer Frivolitätsepoche» (Neue Zuercher Zeitung)

Živimo u frivolnoj epohi. Ein Gespräch mit dem Philosophen Peter Sloterdijk über die Finanzmarktkrise.

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How Universities Spend Their Money I, Huffington Post 25.2.2011

As budgets shrink and tuitions rise, a recent report from the National Center for Education Statistics shows how public, private and for-profit institutions are spending their money. Check out the expense breakdown of four year public institutions in 2009, and compare it with that of two- and less-than-two year institutions. See how private colleges and universities spend their money here.

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A Nation of Immigrants in a Borderless World, Huffington Post 24.2.2011

early in the 21st century, we are losing our understanding and appreciation of immigration as an integral part of the American Dream. Why have immigration issues become so politically radioactive? The real and growing security risks to our nation and the economic competition we face, particularly from emerging economies, color our perception. Yet, despite the incendiary rhetoric about immigration, it has always been true — and is still true — that the benefits of immigration significantly outweigh the risks. For just one example, with an aging population, we face the prospect of a labor force that is too small. Immigrants can help

vidi: David J. Skorton: A Nation of Immigrants in a Borderless World.

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How To Waste A $200 Million Federal Grant In Ten Years

How To Waste A $200 Million Federal Grant In Ten Years, Eric Falkenstein, Business Insider. I oni znaju.

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Border Bias and Our Perception of Risk: Scientific American

By Wray Herbert Border Bias and Our Perception of Risk: Scientific American. Our mental maps of risk and safety rely too heavily on imaginary boundaries.

Ljudi doživljavaju imaginarne (političke) granice na zemljopisnim kartama kao zaštitu (recimo od radioaktivnosti).

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New Statesman – Unnatural: the Heretical Idea of Making People

Unnatural: the Heretical Idea of Making People By Philip Ball Reviewed by John Gray – 10 February 2011 New Statesman – Unnatural: the Heretical Idea of Making People. Nakon mreža i katedrale u Chartresu, nova knjiga Philipa Balla – o kloniranju, a recenzira je politolog John Gray. Ballov tekst o strahu od kloniranja iz New Scientista vidi ovdje.

 

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The Smart Set: The Doctors and the Divine – February 15, 2011

“What do we learn when we diagnose genius?” By Stefany Anne Golberg – The Smart Set: The Doctors and the Divine – February 15, 2011.
Kako dijagnosticirati genija? (Uglavnom o Chopinu i George Sand, ali potom i o umjetničkim halucinacijama).

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Što se zbiva kada njemački ministar prepiše svoj doktorat? SPIEGEL International 22.2.2011

German Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg is under pressure to resign amid allegations he plagiarized parts of his Ph.D. thesis. SPIEGEL ONLINE, još, još.

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Istraživanje intuicija: Kako koristiti moć nesvjesnoga? – SPIEGEL 22.2.2011

Nastavak istraživanja heuristika neurološkim sredstvima

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