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litsci-l Digest Thu, 16 Nov 2006

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1. Language and science at work - "Weininger, Stephen J." 


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Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2006 17:57:57 -0500
From: "Weininger, Stephen J." 
Subject: Language and science at work

I thought that list members would be interested in this article, which
shows
an interesting chemical application of linguistics:

 

Article Title: Peptide Lingo

 

Article Location: http://pubs.acs.org/email/cen/html/111506170728.html 

 

The following piece is very long and technically detailed, but shows an
interesting metaphorical (but how hard is the literal/metaphorical
distinction?) appropriation of talk about talk:

 

Article Title: Bacterial Conversations

 

Article Location: http://pubs.acs.org/email/cen/html/111506170843.html 

 

On a completely different topic, my thanks to all who did all the hard
work
in NY.

 

 

Stephen Weininger

Professor of Chemistry Emeritus, WPI

stevejw@wpi.edu  

 

Visiting Scholar, MIT

Program in Science, Technology, and Society

sjwein@mit.edu 

 

70 Park St #44

Brookline, MA 02446-6335

617-734-1854 (home)


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