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Genomics, Evolution, and · 1d ago

How much brain damage is too much? NFL players head for the exits.

The smartest player in the NFL just quit.Not because he was unable to play, and certainly ...
Genomics, Evolution, and · 2W ago

Houston, we have a problem. It's called global warming, whether you admit it or not.

Hurricane Harvey poured more rain on Texas and Louisiana last week than this country has ever seen from a single storm. The city of Houston is now suffering from historic flooding, with many...
Genomics, Evolution, and · 3W ago

NIH institute purges climate change references, but not very well

Last week, one of NIH's institutes, the National Institute for Environmental and Health Sc...
Genomics, Evolution, and · 1M ago

Reject this incompetent Trump appointee

Sam Clovis standing next to Trump during the campaign.Trump has nominated a non-scientist ...
Genomics, Evolution, and · 1M ago

Will this be the end of college football? The risk of brain damage is startlingly high.

Parents send their kids off to college with high hopes and great expectations. Universitie...
Genomics, Evolution, and · 1M ago

ClinicalTrials.gov, a great resource for patients, is being abused to market bad medicine

This wasn't supposed to happen.Since 1997, the National Institutes of Health has maintained a database of clinical trials, ClinicalTrials.gov, that lists trials under way in the U.S. and throughout the world. It's an invaluable resource, providing a ...
Genomics, Evolution, and · 2M ago

CRISPR gene editing controversy - does it cause unexpected mutations?

Just over a month ago, a short paper appeared in Nature Methods saying that the gene editi...
Genomics, Evolution, and · 2M ago

Gwyneth! How did you learn so much about health?

Gwyneth Paltrow has invented stickers that promote healing. Yes, stickers. Little circular...
Genomics, Evolution, and · 3M ago

Apple's next iPhone iOS will save lives

There's no way that we can convince people to stop texting while driving. It's incredibly dangerous, selfish, and reckless. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, d...
Genomics, Evolution, and · 3M ago

Germany takes action to stem measles outbreak. Anti-vaxxers to blame‚Äďagain.

Measles is on the rise in Europe, driven by "vaccine gaps" which in turn are due to misinf...