|Monday, July 14, 2003|
A few kind words about the French on Bastille Day:
Saving western civilization.
The Declaration of the Rights of
Tour de France.
Might someday take Jim Carrey off our hands.
The French aren’t perfect, they just think they are. And it’s not like they were going to be much help on the battlefield anyway.
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I must respectfully dissent with I Respectfully Dissent, a weblog written by a
Otherwise the Dissenter is on the mark.
Otherwise the Dissenter is on the mark.I think it would be interesting to display seminal legal codes from many cultures in courthouses -- including the ten rules reportedly obtained by my distant collateral ancestor, Moses -- along with a copy of the Constitution. That would send a powerful message about the universality of the law – it belongs to and binds everyone. But then again things like the Code of Hammurabi give the lie to the old “Christianity is the cornerstone of law” argument, and I can’t imagine Judge Moore would like that too much.
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A $4 million research project is coming to
The Guilford Genomic Medicine Project was announced this afternoon by two of the three
A cooperative venture involving Moses Cone Health System, UNC-G, and Duke, the Guilford Genomic Project involves the application of genetic research on the causes of cardiovascular disease and Alzheimer’s to the prevention and care of those ailments.
If funded, this would be a great thing for
Meanwhile the template for cooperation between the types of institutions that must help define our next economy is now established – and it dovetails nicely with the
Cone will handle the project’s administration, UNC-G the educational component, and Duke, under the leadership of Dr. Margaret Pericak-Vance, the genetic research aspect. Most of the money will be spent in
The press conference at
News of the project was first reported in my newspaper column in May. See tomorrow's N&R and Friday's Business Journal for additional details.
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