Last Sunday’s program with Dr. Jennifer Shaw from the OSU Department of Integrative Biology, was about how we might learn something about our own body chemistry by studying some amazing fish from Mexico. E.g. the research about PPT mentions that there are differences between straight and gay responses to sound, but that they are insignificant. The study found no association between sugar intake and mood disorders in women. Longest study of its kind concludes current prescribing guidelines are correct, and that statins show impressive benefits for men with high cholesterol levels.
On that day many additional millions who reside outside the path of totality may opt to journey up to a day’s automobile ride in order to view the spectacle. And life or nature is much more than what we can verify physically. Darwin presented females on the other hand as choosy, finicky and coy about sex with males.
Young Women Scientists with the power to change our future. Children with Dravet syndrome, a severe form of epilepsy, had fewer seizures after taking a daily oral solution of the cannabis compound called cannabidiol, which does not have the psychoactive properties of marijuana, results from a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial reveal.
Cellphones exceed U.S. FCC exposure limits by as much as double for children, study finds (October 19, 2011) – New research shows that cell phones used in the shirt or pants pocket exceed the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) exposure guidelines and that children absorb twice as much microwave radiation from phones as do adults… full story.
A new, easy-to-use EEG electrode set for the measurement of the electrical activity of the brain has been developed, making it possible to attach the electrode set on the patient quickly, resulting in reliable results without any special treatment of the skin.
Last week, a huge scandal rocked the Tunisian and Arab scientific and educational world: a PhD student submitted a thesis declaring Earth to be flat, unmoving, young (only 13,500 years of age), and the centre of the universe. The first target is the spent fuel rods stored at 4 reactors starting with the more dangerous melted and damaged rods from the pool at Reactor 4. That extraction of hundreds of tons of spent fuel should start in 2 years and would take around 10 years to remove.
The effort, known as the Jefferson Project, involves more than 60 scientists from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in Troy, New York; the FUND for Lake George , a regional conservation group; and IBM research labs in Brazil, Ireland, Texas, and New York.
The Operations, Information and Decisions Department at the Wharton School is home to faculty with a diverse set of interests …