Thomas Ashley, a seasoned Philadelphia filmmaker, has a message for anyone dealing with a cancer diagnosis and the prospect of undergoing radiation therapy: It's not as scary as it seems. He's telling his story in the form of a new video he produced that documents his own experience as a...
For the past week or so, there have been a number of reports coming out about Russian troop movements across the Ukrainian border. Finally, earlier today, officials from the U.S. State Department confirmed that around 1,000 Russian troops (as well as other heavy weaponry) had crossed over the border to join pro-Russian rebels in southeastern Ukraine. U.S. officials said that Russian tanks and armored personnel carriers fought alongside these pro-Russian rebels in two […]
Muchos coincidirán en decir que actualmente nos encontramos en la “Era de la Información”. Antaño quedaron la Edad de Piedra o la de los Metales. Se antoja que reciban este nombre, por haber supuesto en su momento la base tecnológica de las sociedades contemporáneas a este periodo. En una mirada al pasado, podemos contemplar descubrimientos que han supuesto un gran salto tecnológico en la historia de la humanidad; un aumento en el bienestar […]
I’m scrambling to get everything done before I leave for England and SVPCA this weekend, so no time for a substantive post. Instead, some goodies from old papers I’ve been reading. Explanations will have to come in the comments, if at all. For more noodling about nerves, please see: The world’s longest cells? Speculations on […]
This is a short update on Askja and Bárðarbunga volcanoes. This information is going to get outdated quickly. I am not going to use pictures from now on (in most cases), since the situation now is complex and … Continue reading →