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With earlier posts about TEDMED, I hope I whet your appetite and energized you to take on the tougher topics. There were several talks that either particularly resonated with me or that left a sour aftertaste.
Thumbi Ndung'u left Kenya 1995 to study medicine at Harvard. He later returned to Africa on a mission to exploit HIV's vulnerabilities. Now the head of the HIV Pathogenesis Program at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa, Ndung'u spoke with Scientific American contributor Brendan Borrell about a research breakthrough early in his career that helped set the pace for the Kenyan's ongoing study of genes in the immune system that may help to fight AIDS and lead to a vaccine.
Over the past few months, we have been flooded with emails from distressed parents asking whether their deaf child will be able to hear one day.With each new email comes a poignant story about a child whose world is silent.
#SciAmBlogs Monday - decaying aluminum, living photography, science movie consultant, octopus on ice, ugliest experiments, and more.
Today we are happy to announce the newest blog at #SciAmBlogs - check out Molecules to Medicine!And as usual on Mondays, we have the new Image of the Week.
Image of the Week #42, May 14th, 2012:
From: Living Photography by Christina Agapakis at Oscillator .
When I teach history of science at Stevens Institute of Technology, I devote plenty of time to science's glories, the kinds of achievements that my buddy George Johnson wrote about in The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments (Alfred A.
I am very excited to announce the latest addition to the #SciAmBlogs network - Molecules to Medicine, by Dr. Judy Stone.Judy Stone, MD is an infectious disease specialist, experienced in conducting clinical research.
I’m Dr. Judy Stone, an infectious diseases physician and author. I love helping people understand issues and look at things from a different perspective.
Ever notice that we’ve got a thing for round numbers? We like our data neat and tidy.The world of ocean pollution and litter prevention is filled with nice round numbers.
It is now expected by the science blogosphere that I post the full updated listing of all the submissions every Monday morning. This serves as a reminder for bloggers to submit their (and other people’s) posts, and to some extent prevents duplicate entries.
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