Tag Archives: Medicine

Science On Shoals Is Live | The Loom | Discover Magazine

General | I’ve posted the first two stories from students in my science writing class over at Science on Shoals. More: Science On Shoals Is Live | The Loom | Discover Magazine ... ... Read More

Open Science Video: Jimmy Wales, Tim O'Reilly « ScienceRoll

Jonathan A. Read more from the original source: Open Science Video: Jimmy Wales, Tim O'Reilly « ScienceRoll ... ... Read More

Marginal Revolution: A very good article on health care economics

How am I supposed to be able to afford health care in this system? Well, what if I gave you $1.77 million? Read the original here: Marginal Revolution: A very good article on health care economics ... ... Read More

Marginal Revolution: The worst health care reform ever?

But for the most part, the history of health reform in the United States has been a history of failure. The last attempt at comprehensive reform — the 1993 bill derided as “HillaryCare,” during the administration of Bill Clinton … Original post: Marginal Revolution: The worst ... ... Read More

Rare Gene Mutation Keeps People Alert on Less Sleep | Popular Science

Scientists find a genetic mutation that allows a mother and daughter to feel fine on six hours of sleep. View original here:  Rare Gene Mutation Keeps People Alert on Less Sleep | Popular Science ... ... Read More

"Science-Based Medicine 101": FAIL : Effect Measure

Science Based Medicine is a site we highly recommend with experienced scientists and practitioners in charge. In other words, it’s run by adults. But scientists often disagree about things Read more here:  "Science-Based Medicine 101": FAIL : Effect Measure ... ... Read More

Science communication to take the stage at annual AAAS meeting in …

Folsom, CA – August 11, 2009 – On Monday, August 17th at 1:30PM in Hensill Hall 113, attendees of the 90th Annual Pacific Division Meeting of the AAAS in San Francisco will get to learn about the latest efforts in science communication … More: Science communication to take the stage at ann ... ... Read More

Carnitine Supplements Reverse Glucose Intolerance in Animals …

Supplementing obese rats with the nutrient carnitine helps the animals to clear the extra sugar in their blood, something they had trouble doing on their own, researchers at Duke University Medical Center report. Read the original post:  Carnitine Supplements Reverse Glucose Intolerance in Animals ... ... Read More

Kevin Jonas and Danielle Deleasa: Shopping Sweethearts | EforuBlogs

Doing a little retail therapy together, Kevin Jonas and his fiancé Danielle Deleasa were spotted at Barney’s New York in Los Angeles last night (August. View post:  Kevin Jonas and Danielle Deleasa: Shopping Sweethearts | EforuBlogs ... ... Read More

Science For Criminals – 19th Century Knowledge Helped Change Death Row

When did executions go from being functional example-setting to being more humane in method? Annulla Linders, a University of Cincinnati sociologist, examined newspaper accounts of 19th and 20th century Ohio executions to put more … More: Science For Criminals – 19th Century Knowledge He ... ... Read More