June 3, 2016
“These are remarkably talented, good people. And while they do form like-minded friendship clusters, right now, their relationships don’t turn on political party. They take pleasure in healthy disagreement and in being exposed to new ways of thinking. These students believe in their capacity to make a difference in the world. And when I look at them… so do I.”
June 2, 2016
"When we're spending $3 trillion in health care, and we're seeing mortality rise—even if this is only a momentary rise—we need to examine what we’re doing and how we’re doing it. Clearly we're doing something wrong."
June 1, 2016
"It's an alert—not a warning. It's not at all unusual."
May 31, 2016
“Calling them ‘boots’ substitutes leather for flesh and blood—flesh that will be torn and blood that will be spilled. To advocate sending boots onto hostile ground is easier than proposing to send young men and women into a dangerous situation.”
May 27, 2016
“The real question is whether, by making common cause with the settler right against the I.D.F., Netanyahu is taking on forces that may finally be too big for him to manipulate.”
May 26, 2016
"We don’t apologize, ever. Countries in general do not apologize for violence against other countries.”
May 25, 2016
"For some reason, it's become a habit in our country for smart people to announce they are bad at math, and almost be proud of that fact. They're thereby passing on this anxiety to future generations, priming them to believe: I'll just be bad at math."
May 24, 2016
“I sometimes refer to this as bringing phosphorus to the party. They have a lot of ways of making a living that some of the other organisms don't have access to.”
May 23, 2016
“I just thought, hey, we already have a racetrack, it’s really loud, really dusty, really annoys the people who live here, and brings very little value to the people of this community. The goal is to reverse that. … This is bringing money to Canaan.”
May 18, 2016
“There have been some studies on circadian rhythms in trees, mostly studying gene expression, but this latest research is a beautiful way to watch it happen in individual trees.”
May 18, 2016
“The Federal Reserve’s ability to make an independent judgment on specific monetary policy judgement decisions is very important. It should not be subject to any kind of political interference.”
May 11, 2016
“Abstract thinking isn’t just about big picture ideas: We need it to understand why we are doing things,” Dartmouth’s Mary Flanagan says in a Huffington Post story about the effect of using devices such as laptops, smart phones, and tablets for reading purposes.
Flanagan, the co-author of a new study on the impact of online reading, is a professor of film and media studies and the Sherman Fairchild Distinguished Professor in Digital Humanities.
March 15, 2016
Mr. Trump’s harsh language has in turn attracted widespread support from whites with hostile views toward immigrants and minority groups.
March 14, 2016
Those benefits aren’t as great as many people assume, and the drugs have important harms.
March 11, 2016
These findings should alert policy makers, payers, physicians, and patients for this unrecognized and potentially dangerous source of inefficient health care delivery.