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Nicholas Wade
Nicholas Wade received a B.A. in natural sciences from King’s College, Cambridge. He was the deputy editor of Nature magazine in London and then became that journal’s Washington correspondent. He joined Science magazine in Washington as a reporter and later moved to The New York Times, where he has been an editorial writer (concentrating on issues of defense, space, science, medicine, technology, genetics, molecular biology, the environment, and public policy), a science reporter, and a science editor.

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Five Critics Say You Shouldn't Read This 'Dangerous' Book

(27) Comments | Posted June 19, 2014 | 5:50 PM

As of this writing, readers of The Huffington Post have been treated to not one but five hostile reviews of my book A Troublesome Inheritance. I trust that all now understand the peril of exposing their minds to the book's central ideas, which are so beguilingly subversive of the social...

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In Defense of A Troublesome Inheritance

(28) Comments | Posted May 29, 2014 | 6:02 PM

Three attacks on my book A Troublesome Inheritance have appeared on The Huffington Post's blog this month. For readers puzzled by the stridency and personal animus of these compositions, I'd like to explain what is going on.

The issue is how best to sustain the fight against racism in light...

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