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Jay Lake
Date: 2011-08-20 09:04
Subject: [links] Link salad celebrates Hugo day
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Tags:awards, conventions, cool, links, personal, politics, science

The Hugo Awards ceremony will be streamed — If’n you want to watch me and [info]kenscholes do our thing. Or, you know, the winners.

Strewth, scientists discover how the kangaroo got its hopScientists have discovered the origin of the kangaroo’s hop after sequencing the genome of a type of wallaby.

Doctors wary of Perry’s stem cell treatment — So Rick Perry, an apparent front-runner of the party that opposes science and especially stem cell research, has had stem cell therapy? Hypocrite.

Perry and the Cliff

?otD: Where Hugo, do I go too?

Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (convention madness)
Body movement: 30 minute urban walk
Hours slept: 6.25 hours (solid)
Weight: n/a
Currently reading: The Magician King by Lev Grossman

Originally published at jlake.com. You can comment here or there.

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David Broussard
User: dbroussa
Date: 2011-08-20 21:34 (UTC)
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Sorry for the anonymous comment...didn't realize I was logged out.

I'm not a Perry fan, but his treatment used his own stem cells not embryonic ones and since the primary argument against embryonic stem cell research is a pro-life one...it would not apply here. Thus, not really hypocritical.
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