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Watch how fast antibiotic-resistant bacteria evolve

This sobering demonstration of the development of antibiotic-resistent bacteria over an 11-day period comes from Harvard Medical School and was reported this week in Science magazine. Despite the obvious limitations and […]

More on EpiPens

Just a note to say those following the EpiPen discussions/debates might find the article “Reverse Voxsplaining: Drugs vs. Chairs” of interest. Author Scott Alexander makes some comparisons between the pricing […]

Suddenly I feel younger

In Verbania, Italy, yesterday, Emma Morano became the oldest person in the world at age 115. Born on November 29, 1899, she is believed to be the last surviving person […]

National Wear Red Day is Friday, Feb. 5, 2016

February is American Heart Month and Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, is National Wear Red Day, promoted annually by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, the US Department of Health and Human […]