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30,000 is the New 30

’40 is the new 30′, ’50 is the new 30′, and so forth. We have become somewhat innured to the hopeful and/or desperate proclamations of time turned back on itself: 30 seems to be the modal choice of aspiration, epitomizing … Continue reading

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A Momentary Lapse of Reason*

*Floyd, P.  1987 Every now and then, pharma/biotech companies do things that suggest that they had experienced a transient ischemic attack against their better judgment. Today there were two such events in the news: 1) Biogen-Idec and BIIB037 Biogen-Idec is … Continue reading

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