Forensic evidence needs to be considered impartially and without prejudice. Recently cognitive bias has become somewhat a buzzword in FS circles… Recently I read a slightly tongue in cheek tweet from an […]
Neurological diseases are some of the hardest to fight against (in my opinion). The big reason is the brain, we still know so little about it and treatment for anything […]
Victor, M., Richner, M., Hermanstyne, T., Ransdell, J., Sobieski, C., Deng, P., Klyachko, V., Nerbonne, J. & Yoo, A. (2014). Generation of Human Striatal Neurons by MicroRNA-Dependent Direct Conversion of Fibroblasts, Neuron, 84 (2) 311-323. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2014.10.016
What, Me Worry?
According to a recent Gallup poll, Americans are now believe that Ebola is a bigger problem in the U.S. than poverty/hunger, terrorism, and racism. But at least it tied with family decline!
When it comes to Ebola (in the U.S., mind you, remember that this remains a serious threat in west Africa) according to our old friend science, that trusted harbinger of truth and knowledge, we have nothing to fear but fear itself.
This comes on the heels of another recent poll
In response to concerns about the risks of crude by rail, Union Pacific has begun to boost its rail inspection program by dispatching vehicles with lasers that can find tiny track imperfections.
Professor Jeffrey Kahn visited UW Madison to discuss the use of monkeys in medical research. He is the Robert Henry Levi and Ryda Hecht Levi Professor of Bioethics and Public Policy and the Deputy Director for Policy and Administration at … Continue reading →
We collect things. Lots of things. You might have heard about our major collections – the National Wildlife Collection, National Fish Collection, National Insect Collection, National Herbarium. You might even have heard of the Cape Grim Air Archive. But what about the National Soil Archive? Let alone the Fungus Collection or the Algae Collection. The […]
Scientists have solved a long-standing mystery surrounding Australia’s only active volcanic area, in the country’s southeast. The research explains a volcanic region that has seen more than 400 volcanic events in the past four million years. The 500 kilometre long […]test
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