Every single doctor in the Western world can tell you some variation of the same story, usually relating back to when they first got the MD letters at the end of their name and cemented themselves in the professional world. Sometimes it starts with a phone call (or an email these days), but very often a personal interface visit is how everything kicks off. A young man or … [Read more...] about The Unholy Nexus Between Physicians and Pharmacy Companies
It was just a couple of years ago that “brain games” exploded in popularity, promising to help you completely train your brain to become smarter, to improve your memory, and to boost your cognitive abilities – oftentimes right through the roof – just by firing up an app on your phone or playing these games on your computer. Games and software from operations like Lumosity … [Read more...] about Brain Training Games That Work
Cultured meat is also known as synthetic meat, clean meat and in vitro meat. Cultured meat is produced through in vitro cultivation of cells of a chosen animal. It does not involve animal slaughter. Cultured meat is a result of cellular agriculture. The concept of cellular agriculture is not very different from traditional techniques used in tissue engineering that forms the … [Read more...] about Cultured Meat: Why has Lab Grown Meat become a Necessity?
We live in a world where #FakeNews gets tossed around more casually than it probably should be, but there's plenty of examples of bad science and misrepresented information to keep us on our toes. The traditional media has become more fractured than ever, and everywhere we look online there's some group looking to push an agenda and shape a narrative using a data set and … [Read more...] about How to Spot Bad Science
How Did We Get Here? It is clear to any observer of the daily news that populism is on the rise. While most would agree that this phenomenon is occurring in many countries around the globe (seemingly spreading each day), the reasons for why this phenomenon is happening now are not immediately clear. Populism is not a new phenomenon; it appears to wax and wane throughout the … [Read more...] about The Rise of Populism: Back to the Past