The scientific community can be a dog-eat-dog world, with many scientists vying for the same jobs and grants. The researcher going home with the price is often the one with the most publications in high-ranking. A study by the University … Continue reading
Ever look up the name of the actor in that movie and forget who it was when asked again just a few hours later? This type of recall (or lack thereof) is happening more frequently. A new study in Science … Continue reading
Efforts are underway to indentify the mutations in tumor cells that may give rise to cancer. Analysis of mutations in tumors from patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) identified some familiar players (TP53, CDKN2A, PTEN, PIK3CA, HRAS … Continue reading
In 2009 the Climate Research Centre (CRU) at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, UK was accused of withholding and manipulating data. But while it was later cleared of the charges, the accusations still put a serious dent in … Continue reading
Published today in BMC Medicine, scientists have found a new biomarker, MIA, for neurofibromatosis, a disease that affects 1 in 3000. Although many cases are benign cafe au lait spots, some cases can result in malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors. … Continue reading
Demography is statistics in its plainest form, and the below picture says it all. It is not the world population that is growing, it is the African and Asian populations that are growing – and dwarfing all the other continents.
It first cost us thousands of words and various articles on cloud whitening geoengineering and presumed cloud climate feedbacks. But we feel these 8 Rembrandts might do a much better job at communicating some of the most confusing climate science:
What makes a product biobased? Could you answer this question? If not, you are not alone. According to Genencor Household Sustainability Index, over 60 per cent of surveyed American and Canadian consumers have not even heard of the term ‘biobased’.
Today, the CDC released its latest list of recommendations to improve health and reduce obesity in children. Some of the recommendations include reducing intake of low-nutrition, high sugar foods by limiting access in middle and high schools, reducing time watching … Continue reading