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One day, Sir, you may tax it

“One day, Sir, you may tax it.” Dr. Rolf Heuer, the director-general of CERN and particle physicist, chose that headline to begin his talk at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos. His topic: the value of basic science in … Continue reading

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Best Use of Jargon EVER

Jargon is a leech placed on the skin of ideas. While intended to suck out impurities, it succeeds only in eradicating life from communication. That is, unless, you use jargon like Hui Zheng lab at Baylor College of Medicine in … Continue reading

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