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Evidence and uncertainties about medicine and life

Generation Open: Sneak Peek Into Science’s Future at OpenCon 2014

Generation Open: Sneak Peek Into Science’s Future at OpenCon 2014

“What is your generation going to do? You don’t have a choice. You will make a mark. Will it be the mark of apathy? Or will you make the internet what it could be?” Michael Carroll is a Professor of Law and one of the founders of the Creative Commons.

November 16, 2014 — Hilda Bastian
Airborne? Memories of Another Virus and Panic’s Rise and Fall

Airborne? Memories of Another Virus and Panic’s Rise and Fall

She started by asking me something like, “We understand you know a lot about AIDS, is that right?” “A fair bit, I guess. Why?” It was 20 years ago, in Sydney – before the antiretroviral drug combinations arrived.

October 26, 2014 — Hilda Bastian
The Hepatitis C Escalation: Baby Boomer Ripple Effects

The Hepatitis C Escalation: Baby Boomer Ripple Effects

There’s never been anything quite like this. The latest ripple effect of the 1945-65 baby boom will be a drug bill so high, that paying it, says Australia’s advisors, “is not possible.” How high is this bill going to be?

October 10, 2014 — Hilda Bastian

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