David Ng (twitter) is an academic at the University of British Columbia. He is interested in various areas of science literacy, and is particularly engaged when the notions of science and art intersect.

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Selected Pieces from McSweeney’s


Congratulations! Your Ineffectual Genetic Test Results Have Arrived!”, McSweeney’s, February 5th, 2014

The New Scientific Method“, McSweeney’s, August 14th, 2013

Ways Darwin Could Jump the Shark“, McSweeney’s, February 12th (Darwin’s bicentennary!), 2009

Words I See When I Read the Phrase “Intelligent Design” While Squinting“, McSweeney’s, April 11th, 2007

An Open Letter to the Human Resources Department of the Superfriends.”, McSweeney’s, June 15th, 2005

It’s a Lucky Thing for Stem-Cell Research that the Following Passages aren’t in the Bible.” McSweeney’s, January 12th, 2005.

Chapter Titles from my Creationist Textbook.”, McSweeney’s, 2004

Grimace Speaks to a Geneticist.”, McSweeney’s, October 4th, 2004

The Von Trapp Children Speak to a Geneticist.” McSweeney’s, September 9th, 2004.

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