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Nov 18, 2018

Rob’s trying to refute a published finding and Jeff is still hanging on to an authorship shuffle from over 15 years ago.  Arsenate can naturally build up to 3mM and some authors are publishing an unfair number of papers.

Felisa Wolfe Simon’s 2010 Science paper (here)

2018 Astrobiology paper that cites the Wolfe...

Oct 7, 2018

In a random turn of events, we resurrect the 116 year-old voices from the International Congress of Genetics which was happening at the very same time that we recorded them.  Plus, bad accents.

The 1902 Conference Proceedings

The American Florist, Aug 1919

First person to email or tweet at us gets a Science Care...