March 7th, 2009

News

The Vatican, stem cells, and Heroes

Rather than my usual rant about the stupidity of Daylight Savings Time (which starts tonight) here's an article discussing the science of our internal clocks.

SATURDAY NEWS:
* The Supreme Court punts on the al-Marri case.
* Do recent job losses point to a permanent shift in the American economy?
* Don't listen to the hype: Obama's new tax plan won't bleed the rich.
* "Freaking out over earmarks is like watching a neighborhood that is being consumed by flames and complaining that there is crabgrass on some of the lawns."
* Avoiding future economic crises by teaching teens basic economics.
* Vatican backs bishop who excommunicated a mother who helped her nine-year-old daughter, the victim of rape, get an abortion.
* Phil Plait on the repeal of the stem cell ban.
* Heroes gets a fourth season.