Jeff Manzer One difficulty is that Israel is much more of a smaller and homogeneous country than the United States. It would take a lot more momentum needed to get it passed though, and there are more chances for problems. Overall I think it would be a good idea though.
Jeff Manzer On the other hand having a XNA dependent polymerase may not matter for something in the wild, because there probably isn't all that much material to make XNA sugar-phosphate backbones, unless you have enzymes for it. It may only be able to repair itself or reproduce in a medium that includes it.
Jeff Manzer One more thing to add is that if you go from one type of cancer to another, you may be dealing with a whole other set of processes and jargon. (I don't know about cancer, but it is true of viruses.)
Jeff Manzer While I agree that being able to read lots of different material, sometimes it is best to go straight to the source. If you really want to get a good grasp of new findings, it may just be best to go straight to the journal and the cross references it gives. If you find people that worked on the paper, that's even better.
Jeff Manzer I'm thinking one thing that could possibly be done with this is that if you can get a XNA differentiated enough that requires one specific polymerase, you can try to genetically engineer something without fear of it getting into the environment. Also one problem with genetics is that everything seems so simple, but it really is a complex process that we still do not know a lot about when it comes to the specifics. While some of this research may not be readily applicable, but the more we know the process, later we can find new ways to apply the research.
Jeff Manzer When it comes down to that time and point when it actually matters, it is a sensitive question at a sensitive time. If it is Facebook a large number of friends and family should know your desires. That does not quite happen if you just sign your driver's license.
Jeff Manzer It is a trend that I may understand, but don't really care for personally. I suppose for Miami baseball will have to compete with a lot of activities. Also even watching it on tv or on the computer has its advantages. If you want a trade off in quality of baseball for a purer atmosphere in the spring you could always see the University of Miami.
Jeff Manzer It is good to invest in things that will have a return on investment, but they do come at a cost. The issue is will the investments in health and education return more than the cost of the debt. If the health system is mediocre, it might not be the best place to invest more money, unless it makes it better. To me the problems are more holistic than whatever the government can do. If you double down on a shoddy product, you only get more of it. It might be better to look at other places to capture improvements.
Jeff Manzer I'll green flag this, since the headline calls 9/11 Truthers idiots. Any idiot can be right, and the smartest person ever can be wrong. To whatever was wrote here that was out of line here, I find that it goes out in the wash.
Jeff Manzer To think that we are all atheists regarding all the other religions besides our own is looking at it from the wrong perspective. Either with or without religion we will all be framing a construct of the metaphysical and moral/ethical outlook of the world. Each one does not negate the other. Some have different focuses, and some may have differences key aspects. There will still be a lot of commonality. Some may be true to True. Others could be truer, but are focused on something less important. In general the aims are the same, but differences can cause a major skewing on particular issues.
Jeff Manzer The problem that I have with organized religion is the same as I have with organized government. The problems with humanity are the same as anyone would have with their spouse...if you ever thought it was going to be happily ever after, you are not being realistic. If I cannot always do what I think is right, humanity is only going to be that multiplied by billions.
Jeff Manzer After looking at the study it appears to only really be a superficial knowledge. Would it really matter to Mother Teresa or Martin Luther King Jr. if either knew "most people in Indonesia are Muslim?" It might be a nice fact to know, but unless you have to deal with people from Indonesia it might be as useful as knowing there are no Baptist churches in Wakefield.
Jeff Manzer It is nice to see a program that does take a realistic look at this issue. So often sex has been either hidden from view or overly celebrated. There are real problems associated with it, because it is still only one aspect of a relationship. If a relationship is bad, sex isn't going to solve it. This is one major difficulty of sex education for the young. It is hard to show the emotional after effects.
Jeff Manzer I agree with you too, I've scene it too. Ultimately the student is responsible, but trying to get the high schools and universities involved too would help. It seems better for vocational or technical fields, since those are all ready focused on jobs. One difficulty may be that since it is not technically focus on a job, but can be applied generally to a lot of different fields. At least a chemistry professor would have some idea of the types of jobs where students will be going. What may be needed is an attempt to group students university-wide to the fields they are interested in.
Jeff Manzer When I hear education I start thinking of something like a high school class. It would seem to me just knowing the benefits is not going far enough. Until there is a way to integrate that knowledge into everyday routines I doubt it would get done.
Jeff Manzer A focus on what kind of job you can get after your done is important. If your going to sink a lot of time and money into getting a degree, you should make sure you will be able to later be able to make a living. Getting into practical settings for work and trying to get skills important to employers is as key as the hard academic work.
Jeff Manzer Its a shame those opportunities are lost to you, but on the other hand even if you feel you are behind in a disciple that is of interest to you, keep on plugging away. It doesn't matter if it takes a couple extra years to get to where you want to go in the long run. There are plenty of people who have great opportunity thrown in their laps, and will squander it away. Capitalize on what you have, don't worry about the others in the field. Focus on your passion and what you want to do, and learn how it fits into the needs of the world.
Jeff Manzer Facebook is becoming more ubiquitous. There will be quite a range of people who you may end up friending in the next 10 years, you may want to review why exactly you are using Facebook, and what you want it to be. Long ago it may have been a medium just for your friends, but tomorrow it might be your public face to people you respect.
Jeff Manzer Between the transition in leaders and the increasing access to outside media it seems this iron grip will only become looser and looser. This situation seems to be in a perpetual wait and see mode.
Jeff Manzer Maybe its just easier to make them a novelty now, because of the accessibility to media. With sports talk radio, sports news networks, and Twitter its easy to fuse sports and entertainment and make a novelty out of anything. I don't remember someone like Dat Nguyen appearing as a novelty.