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Arguments For and Against Minerva

October 9th, 2008

Unveiling Minerva

Submitted by Hugh Gusterson, George Mason University

Let’s try a thought experiment. Imagine you are a researcher in epidemiology. You are interested in finding out whether restrictions on smoking in bars and restaurants, recently adopted by a number of cities, have had any effect on the incidence of respiratory ailments probably connected to secondhand smoke. To do this, you need funding. The […]

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