Monthly Archives: August 2012

Cancer 2

Continued from yesterday…. After I found one photo of a cancer cell online, I started finding a lot more. Many of them were pictures of dividing cells joined by double cones, much like my constant A/V ratio cells (shown at … Continue reading

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Cancer 1

I’ve long believed that the war on smoking will only ever end when it’s finally and conclusively proved that smoking doesn’t cause lung cancer, and that something else does. The police are looking for a serial killer, and they’ve arrested … Continue reading

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Exhaustion

H/T Harley for the article by Chris Snowdon in the Adam Smith Institute: This is not the first time tobacco prohibition has raised its head this year. The advocacy journal Tobacco Control kicked things off with a special edition featuring … Continue reading

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Crazy

Tobacco Control must be crazy. That’s what I thought today. I’ve been slowly reading a History of Rome for the past few weeks. I’ve got past the point where the expanding Roman empire united Italy, and acquired Sicily and Sardinia … Continue reading

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Heading For A Fall

Tobacco Control see their antismoking mission as something holy, and comparable to Jesus driving the moneylenders from the temple, only a notch or two holier than that. Ridding the world of tobacco is like ridding the world of moneylenders, or … Continue reading

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The House of Life

I’ve had one of my mathematical days today, and my head is full of sines and cosines. I did what I wanted to do, which was to build a computer simulation model of a 2D cell growing and dividing, in … Continue reading

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Smoke Gets In Your Baby

H/T Harley, I’ve been musing over this all day, on and off : Atherosclerosis in children can begin in the womb as passive tobacco smoke crosses the placenta, leading to low birth-weight and impaired lung development. The condition can lead … Continue reading

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