Priceonomics Blog: Why is Science Behind a... →
priceonomics: Scientists’ work follows a consistent pattern. They apply for grants, perform their research, and publish the results in a journal. The process is so routine it almost seems inevitable. But what if it’s not the best way to do science? Although the act of publishing seems to entail…
50 Best Websites 2013 →
50 Best Websites 2013
Science Chronicle →
New books by Chip Walter, Jesse J. Prinz, Torkel Klingberg and Ray Kurzweil.
Diagnosing the Wrong Deficit →
Could what looks like A.D.H.D. be a sleep disorder in disguise?
UN seeks global action to protect journalists'... →
The UN calls for greater protection of journalists in every country and to break the cycle of impunity for crimes committed against them.
Finding Mr. Right: A 1950s Guide to Dating
Smoke signals: How burning plants tell seeds to... →
The Problem With How We Treat Bipolar Disorder →
The doctors could address my symptoms. But they didn’t much care about my vanishing sense of self.
Why Do I Have Gout? →
If you end up with an attack of gout, prepare yourself for a round of blame the victim.
The Jumping Gene: Friend or Foe? →
The Official White House Tumblr: The White House,... →
whitehouse: We see some great things here at the White House every day, and sharing that stuff with you is one of the best parts of our jobs. That’s why we’re launching a Tumblr. We’ll post things like the best quotes from President Obama, or video of young scientists visiting the White House for the science…
How to Measure the Explosive Power of Volcanoes →
Scientists have scales to measure the strength of natural phenomena like earthquakes and hurricanes. But what about the eruptive power of volcanoes? For that, geologists use the Volcanic Explosivity Index. Here’s how it works.
Earth's current warmth not seen in the last 1,400... →
Top 5 investigative videos of the week: Boston’s... →
Patent US20090012717 - Method For Determining... →
An alternative way to modulate the abuse potential of OxyContin via patent protection? A method that creates a new class of pharmaceutical combinations (specific ratio combinations) that offer an improved therapeutic profile with reduced side effects is provided. Safer, more cost-effective drugs for treating various diseases or medical conditions are created by combining receptor activating,...
Kepler’s Tally of Planets →
NASA’s Kepler mission has discovered more than 100 confirmed planets orbiting distant stars.
The Impossible Workload for Doctors in Training →
Two years after the 16-hour mandate was established for doctors in training, studies on the outcomes are being published, and the results reveal one thing: Maybe we should have thought a little harder about the arithmetic.
Lost Sleep Can Lead to Weight Gain →
A study showed that participants consumed more calories and were an average of two pounds heavier after one week of sleeping only about five hours a day.
F.D.A. Bars Generic OxyContin →
The move by the Food and Drug Administration represents a victory for the manufacturer and others who feared feeding street demand for the powerful painkiller.
Avoiding Emergency Rooms →
With experts saying that more than half the problems patients take to emergency rooms could be addressed outside a hospital, primary care physicians need to work with patients to curb unnecessary visits.
Start-Up Lets Users Track Who Tracks Them →
The latest filtering application by Disconnect, a start-up, has found 2,000 separate companies that track your Web browsing history — and a way to block them.
News Releases - The Mount Sinai Hospital →
Mass General team builds a new, working rat kidney... →
Biosolutions: New Cancer Drug Shrinks All Tumors →
2 April 2013 - Innovators 2013 part one – Anna... →
Global Concerns Regarding Novel Influenza A (H7N9)... →