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Female Troubles

Maybe there is such a thing as womens’ work.

I had a doctor’s appointment recently—a long overdue physical at my Pasadena-based internist’s. It’s not a great practice, and the doctor, a broad, pink man of great bulk and humorlessness, is far from a whiz at his job. 1.154 kata lagi


Mallard and its mirrors

Female mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) resting on a trunk on the Prosna river.

In birds, it is common for females to have dull-colored feathers (brownish, greyish etc.) so it is harder for predators to spot them. 39 kata lagi


Postdoctoral Editorial Fellow, Speculum

Postdoctoral Editorial Fellow


Application deadline: 15th October 2016

The Speculum fellowship represents a significant fulfillment of one aspect of the Medieval Academy’s continuing efforts to recognize and support extraordinary medievalists in the early stages of their careers. 316 kata lagi


Speculum Pt. 2

Most grew, either from maturity or necessity, past this curiosity. Curiosity is inefficient. Better to accept your task and master it, make it yours, wed it, to maximize your ability to produce. 365 kata lagi


Speculum Pt.1

The sky is common blue, cut by ambiguous clouds present to project imagination onto. Everyday’s sky is this blue. Difficult to have an opinion of, but pleasant, everyone enjoys it. 450 kata lagi

Creative Writing

Embarrassment at the Surgery? Not for me, no!

I tend, as you may have gathered, to be fairly blunt and forthright (or rude, as it is also known to those of a more delicate and squeamish disposition!) – and, as a result, explaining medical symptoms has never caused me much in the way of embarrassment. 690 kata lagi


Speculum Fracture Review: A Clunky Portal to a Promising Virtual Reality

A dream of science fiction, which is how The Book’s Edward Kemp describes virtual reality, is about to come true.

Speculum, the virtual reality company that… 125 kata lagi

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