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Dispatch from Addis

So what’s it like to be a scientist? Some people think that we live a life of fun and ease. Not so!  Let me walk you through a typical day. While, of course not every scientist’s day is like this, … Continue reading

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My Madness

So about six years ago after picking up a bacterial brain disease while doing research in Vietnam I went insane. In the just released issue of Dialogue – A Journal of Mormon Thought, I describe what this was like. Most people who … Continue reading

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The Newtonian underpinnings of my becoming a scientist

One of my earliest memories is of capturing bees foraging on dandelions in a grassy field behind our student housing complex at University of Utah where my dad was going to school. The memories are indistinct and it is hard … Continue reading

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The Monkeys are Typing Again . . .

Recently I was read a series of email exchanges between a good member of the church and a Utah political leader. The writer was mistakenly concerned that religion and evolution were at odds and argued that intelligent design should be … Continue reading

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Science Bites

If you can’t take a little bloody nose, maybe you oughtta go back home and crawl under your bed. It’s not safe out here. It’s wondrous, with treasures to satiate desires both subtle and gross; but it’s not for the … Continue reading

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