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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A few months ago, I went to a talk by a health economist. “How many of you think cost will factor into your decision-making with patients?” he asked the audience of medical students.
People V. The State of Illusion, a new docudrama from Samuel Goldwyn Films, is a mixture of fiction and brain science that, despite these awkward bedfellows, was compelling enough to keep me up late on a Friday night...
This was our last day at Peros Banhos before we move onto the islands of the Great Chagos Bank.A typical day: divers set off in the morning at 8am. Two teams went to the seaward reefs, a trip of about forty minutes in choppy seas, to continue various fish behaviour studies in undisturbed locations, and shark abundance counts...
Every year I ask some of the attendees of the ScienceOnline conferences to tell me (and my readers) more about themselves, their careers, current projects and their views on the use of the Web in science, science education or science communication...
A whole host of jumping spiders spend their days crawling up and down tree trunks. The ones that live many meters above the ground are hard to get, but the ones that get down to eye level are pretty easy to find.Often you can find the tree-trunk dwellers just by looking, but because many are colored just like tree bark, it helps to tap the trunk with a stick to provoke them to move and show themselves...
What with my recent effort to write a lot about tubenosed seabirds (specifically, true petrels or procellariids: see links below), I consider it a peculiar coincidence that I happened to chance upon a copy of Ronald Lockley's Flight of the Storm Petrel in a second-hand bookshop...
Invisible Children's video, Kony 2012 recently went viral with over 100 million views, earning both praise and criticism from Ugandans. A vast amount of complexity surrounds the Lords Resistance Army (LRA), and it has been suggested to use the attention as a platform to raise awareness about another issue in the region, Nodding disease...
Roughly three-quarters of the Earth's surface is covered with water. As I stand on a beach in Hawaii and look out over the vast, blue expanse in front of me, I am overwhelmed by the immensity of the Pacific Ocean...
Ooops - sorry, one day late but it is here: the brand new Video of the Week. Have fun!- John de Dios - Techno Tent City: Science and Literacy Celebrated - Scott Huler - Getting to Know Your Water - Ferris Jabr - Animals Exposed to Virtual Reality Hold an Emergency Meeting - Daisy Yuhas - Could Human and Computer Viruses Merge, Leaving Both Realms Vulnerable? - Kate Wong - Report from Former U.S...
Video of the Week #35 March 22th, 2012 From: More Science Films, Please! U.S.C. Science Film Competition and Others by Casey Rentz at the Guest Blog .
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