In defense of Pharmacy and Catholic Pharmacists was written during the 2012 U.S. presidential campaign. This was not written for publication but for my own piece of mind, to justify my own career. At that time pharmacy was under attack, recently the attack has been renewed.
I have been a Catholic all my life and a pharmacists for over forty years. The use of birth control medications has, until recently, been a private and professional medical decision. Holy-mother-church may […]
Good evening…. here are your leftover goodies for tonight. See you tomorrow, bright and weird. More on Paul Offit’s new campaign against alternative med treatments. Opinion: Alternative healing or quackery? – CNN.com. How Darwin helped invent the idea of aliens. Ben Radford writes about the psychic lawsuit decision. Psychic Ordered to Pay $7 Million for…
Lithium ion batteries have found increasing usage in recent times, finding use in everything from portable electronics to heavy transportation. While they have their own set of problems, they’re not unsolvable. And when they are solved, they’ll also have to find other reasons to persist in a market whose demands are soaring. The simplest upgrade that […]
I’m trying to finish off a paper that Tobias Fritz and I have been working on, which gives a category-theoretic (and Bayesian!) characterization of relative entropy. It’s a kind of sequel to our paper with Tom Leinster, in which we characterized entropy. That earlier paper was developed in conversations on the n-Category Café. It was […]