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February 24, 2015

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3:00 AM | Radiation and Reason: The Impact of Science on a Culture of Fear
By Wade Allison Synopsis: The human race is in a dilemma; it is threatened by economic instability on one hand and climate change on the other. Either of these could lead to widespread unrest and political […]

February 18, 2015

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12:30 PM | Space – It’ll Mess You Up
Biology concepts –  undulipodia, primary cilia, motile cilia, ependyma, spaceflight, pathology, osteopenia, radiation damage, osteoblast/osteoclast, osteocytes, No one wanted the elation of the moon visit to turn to disaster as a moon germ spread through-out the world and killed every living thing. So they moved the astronauts from splashdown to airstream. What a bummer that would have been to go all Andromeda Strain…. although it might have saved us from Watergate.Going into […]

Finetti, F., Paccani, S., Rosenbaum, J. & Baldari, C. (2011). Intraflagellar transport: a new player at the immune synapse, Trends in Immunology, 32 (4) 139-145. DOI: 10.1016/j.it.2011.02.001

Conroy, P., Saladino, C., Dantas, T., Lalor, P., Dockery, P. & Morrison, C. (2014). C-NAP1 and rootletin restrain DNA damage-induced centriole splitting and facilitate ciliogenesis, Cell Cycle, 11 (20) 3769-3778. DOI: 10.4161/cc.21986

Troshichev, O., Gorshkov, E., Shapovalov, S., Sokolovskii, V., Ivanov, V. & Vorobeitchikov, V. (2004). Variations of the gravitational field as a motive power for rhythmics of biochemical processes, Advances in Space Research, 34 (7) 1619-1624. DOI: 10.1016/j.asr.2004.02.013

Fitts, R., Trappe, S., Costill, D., Gallagher, P., Creer, A., Colloton, P., Peters, J., Romatowski, J., Bain, J. & Riley, D. & (2010). Prolonged space flight-induced alterations in the structure and function of human skeletal muscle fibres, The Journal of Physiology, 588 (18) 3567-3592. DOI: 10.1113/jphysiol.2010.188508

Rimmer J, Patel M, Agarwal K, Hogg C, Arshad Q & Harcourt J (2014). Peripheral Vestibular Dysfunction in Patients with Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia: Abnormal Otoconial Development?, Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology, PMID: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25226371

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February 07, 2015

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1:05 AM | Will Gravitational Waves Ever Be Found?
The BICEP2 gravitational wave announcement may have been premature, but the search has only just begun -- an interview with cosmologist Kendrick Smith.
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