The disease spreads so fast and is so poorly understood that doctors and researchers are sharing their findings on Twitter and Facebook, not medical journals
They’re not full-fledged physicians, but they’ve been learning important skills that can take the pressure off credentialed M.D.s
The psychosocial repercussions of this crisis could make the tragedy even worse
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Over at Neurotic Physiology today, I finally managed to get my sources together to write a post about hebephilia, using it as an example of why you need to define your terms, gather your sources, and consult the majority of scientific opinion...
Why do we sometimes not register sounds and voices around us? A wife asks her husband for the third time, "did you take the garbage out yet?" He is so glued to the big game and he still hasn’t issued a response...
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Another day of the incredible blogger output! - S.E. Gould - Biofilms: a house for protection or a tent for nomads - Joanne Manaster - The Science Online 2012 Keynote Speaker - Eric Michael Johnson - The Uses of the Past: Why Science Writers Should Care About the History of Science – And Why Scientists Should Too - Reut Rory Cohen - Aging And Life Quality: What Does the Future Hold? - Bora Zivkovic - #scio12: Multitudes of Sciences, Multitudes of Journalisms, and the Disappearance of the Quote. - John Horgan - How the U.S...
Here are my Research Blogging Editor's Selections for this week. You might think that labels and logos indicate power or prestige, but you'd be wrong.
Sellers have long charged a premium for objects that confer some kind of social status, even if they offer few, if any, functional benefits over cheaper products.
" I back away from conscious thought and turn the problem over to my unconscious mind. It will scan a broader array of patterns and find some new close fits from other information stored in my brain...
The professional track master’s program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with its strong focus on science journalism, dates back to the 1960s, making it one of the oldest such programs in the country...
Driving through my hometown recently, I passed half a dozen neighbors holding antiwar signs. One declared, "BRING ALL OUR TROOPS HOME," with "ALL" underlined.
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Welcome back after the long weekend. Monday - so time for the new Image of the Week: check it out.- Rob Dunn - Sick People Smell Bad: Why dogs sniff dogs, humans sniff humans, and dogs sometimes sniff humans - David Wright - Where Did All That Space Debris Come From? - Kara Rogers - Epigenetics: A Turning Point in our Understanding of Heredity - Kelly Oakes - Explaining Titan’s Alien Weather System - Christina Agapakis - Nitrogen Fixation - Kevin Zelnio - Mistruths, Insults from the Copyright Lobby Over HR 3699 and NCSE Picks Fight Against Climate Science Deniers - Janet D...
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