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The Strange Case of Francis Collins

The freethought bloggerati have been all atwitter for the last few weeks in response to President Obama’s appointment of Francis “Three Waterfalls” Collins to head the National Institutes of Health.  Conservative pundits say we’re crying foul only because Collins is … Continue reading

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Sam Harris on Francis Collins

Sam Harris contributed an op-ed to the New York Times over the weekend, in which he expresses the concerns of the freethought community and science advocates over President Obama’s naming of Francis Collins as head of the National Institutes of … Continue reading

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What does Francis Collins mean for the NIH?

You may have heard the news that the president has named Francis “Three Waterfalls” Collins to head the National Institutes of Health.  By all accounts Collins is a competent bureaucrat and respectable as a researcher (he was one of the … Continue reading

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