I’ve got a new gig. I’m the head of food safety for the school tuck shop that is run by volunteers at daughter Sorenne’s school. The pay is lousy (non-existent) but the discussions are gold, and gets me back into … Continue reading →
I recently read Gary Marcus and Jeremy Freeman’s new book, The Future of the Brain and was so enthusiastic about it I decided to write a review. And got a bit carried away. Oh well. Hopefully it makes sense: The past … Continue reading →
@UNSDSN is hosting a live Twitter Q&A on Friday, Dec. 19, from 1-2 p.m. EST with Jim Williams, chief scientist at Energy and Environmental Economics Inc. and lead author on the U.S. Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project report. You can send in your questions before and during the live chat on Twitter or Facebook by using #USDDPP.
Saudi Arabia # 9455 The World Health Organization has published details on 11 previously announced MERS cases from Saudi Arabia, and for nearly half of these cases (n=5) no known exposure to animals or confirmed cases could be established. Three had contact with previously confirmed cases, two had animal contacts, and 1 was a Health Care Worker but with no known contact to an infected individual. The pattern with MERS infections in Saudi Arabia appears to
For 30 years, archaeologists from Bringham Young University in Utah have been slowly excavating a massive cemetery near the town of Selia, Egypt (about 50 miles south of Cairo). The cemetery is known as Fag el-Gamous, which translates to “Way of the Water Buffalo”. It covers approximately 300 acres of land and is named after a nearby road that runs through the region. Kerry Muhlestein is an associate professor in the Department of Ancient Scripture at BYU and the […]