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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The official song of the World Cup, Waka Waka (This Time For Africa), by Shakira. Totally awesome song. But also, animals playing soccer! (h/t @avflox)
I knew the time would eventually come that I’d have to institute a comment policy. Here it is. A copy can also be found on the CONTACT page.
That’s right, kids, it’s that time of month again. Ocean time. This month’s Carnival of the Blue is up at Blogfish. Awesome posts, and I always encourage, a great way to find new blogs to read...
At least half of adults in developed countries have deficient levels of vitamin D, and low levels of this vitamin have been linked to bone fragility, cancer, heart disease and immune system problems...
Premature infants have a known higher risk for poor neurological development, often leading to developmental and educational issues. However, these babies, born before 37 weeks, make up a small number of any generation, and new research shows that the 40 percent of babies born any more than a week before a full 40-week term are also at higher risk for having special education needs during childhood...
Bonobo Week continues! I’m donating whatever proceeds I receive from my blogging shenanigans for the entire month of June to help the bonobos at Lola Ya Bonobo.
In a previous post, "Grassroots spying will make world peace possible," I argued that the spread of technologies that allow us to spy on each other might also make us safer.
When the body does not properly manage insulin levels, diabetes and other metabolic disorders are familiar outcomes. That hormonal imbalance, however, has also been linked to a higher risk for psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia...
Recent events have confused me, a little bit. In trying to figure this all out, I thought I’d pose a question to the readership: Is it possible to ask an empirical question about the effects of a certain human-made product or activity, without implicitly condoning the existence of that product or activity?...
NEW YORK—When it comes to brain power, we humans like to think we're the animal kingdom's undisputed champions. But in the past few decades we've had to make a lot of room on our mantle place for shared trophies...
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