Doing so could help us mature as a species
They wouldn’t in cases where these professionals are caring for infectious patients, but in other situations, they have
Human health is obviously crucial, but epidemiological models should not ignore economic and ethical considerations
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To keep up with my Hunts Point, Bronx series I've started an archive that I'll be updating with each future post. Below find links to all of my writings in reverse chronological order.
If you read Dog Spies, this conference is for you.SPARCS is a unique venture organized by Prescott Breeden and Patti Howard of The Pawsitive Packleader, Seattle Dog Training.
This month, five energy companies joined CNBC's "Disruptor 50" list. Their inclusion illuminates an interesting trend in the energy sector - a push for Negawatts before Megawatts.
I have dug through the Internet this week and uncovered all this geeky goodness. You can find the thousands of links from previous weeks here.
I have dug through the Internet this week and uncovered all this geeky goodness. You can find the thousands of links from previous weeks here. I have marked my favorite links with a ?...
I admit I love escargot, but would you swallow a LIVE slug for science? Just to see if it came out alive at the other end? Yeah, neither would this guy.
Unless you've been distanced from the news and the internet, you have heard that tuberculosis has become increasingly drug resistant and is resurging in many areas of the world and this is much more than a minor inconvenience.Kari Stoever, the Vice President of External Affairs at Aeras - a global nonprofit biotech advancing TB vaccines for the world, has put together a team to create an educational series of videos, which are available in its entirety for screenings, to raise awareness about the re-emerging infectiousness and virulence of pulmonary TB across the world.It will air in chapters online, to be released one per week for the next four weeks...
A winning snail, an unusual monkey and abused manatees are among the endangered species in the news this week.Best News of the Week: The Magazine Mountain shagreen snail ( Inflectarius magazinensis ) has become the first invertebrate protected by the Endangered Species Act to fully recover...
Nature Education launched its expanded SciTable blog network this week, including this post by undergraduate Bruce Braun on searching for Dyson spheres: "Dyson Spheres are hypothetical mega-systems which surround a star in order to absorb energy...
From the Sleights of Mind archives. Every Friday we discuss how neuroscience is portrayed in fiction. This week we’ll be discussing Daniel Suarez’s new book, Kill Decision.
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