Coulda-Woulda-Shouldas: Counterfactuals in Epidemiology

What if you hadn't been a cheapskate and had just bought the damn bike lock? Suppose you'd never said hi to that girl you thought was way out of your league? Whenever something eventful occurs, we tend to wonder how different things would be if only ‘x’ had not transpired. ... Read more »

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Elegant Bureaucracy: Biochem 101

I often imagine the body as a factory: a collection of state-of-the-art machinery and skilled workers, optimized to produce thingies (let’s say jackets) at record speed. In this streamlined operation, regulation is critical for the maintenance of desired quality and quantity. Imagine: if you had just been handed the ... Read more »

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