Gene Editing Controversy Reminds Us Just How Much Money Influences Science | Gizmodo UK

July 21, 2017

http://www.gizmodo.co.uk/2017/07/gene-editing-controversy-reminds-us-just-how-much-money-influences-science/


Rise of the Electron Beams | In the Pipeline

July 21, 2017

http://blogs.sciencemag.org/pipeline/archives/2017/07/21/rise-of-the-electron-beams


Micromort – Wikipedia

July 21, 2017

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Micromort

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A micromort (from micro- and mortality) is a unit of risk defined as one-in-a-million chance of death.[1][2]
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A wellness study of 108 individuals using personal, dense, dynamic data clouds : Nature Biotechnology : Nature Research

July 18, 2017

http://www.nature.com/nbt/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nbt.3870.html


Geophagia – Wikipedia

July 18, 2017

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geophagia


Kimchi – Wikipedia

July 18, 2017

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kimchi


Maryam Mirzakhani, Only Woman to Win a Fields Medal, Dies at 40 – The New York Times

July 18, 2017

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/16/us/maryam-mirzakhani-dead.html


IBM Watson Developer Cloud

July 18, 2017

https://www.ibm.com/watson/developercloud/


George Church ascribes his visionary ideas to narcolepsy

July 18, 2017

.@GeoChurch ascribes his…ideas to narcolepsy
https://www.StatNews.com/2017/06/08/george-church-narcolepsy Advocates more neurodiversity, ie those w. ASD, OCD, ADD + narcolepsy

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“His condition has persuaded Church of the benefits of, even the need for, neurodiversity, meaning brains that work differently from most others. The world needs people with high-functioning autism and obsessive-compulsive disorder and attention deficit disorder and, yes, narcolepsy, he has come to believe.”
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Public health: The toxic truth about sugar : Nature : Nature Publishing Group

July 18, 2017

The toxic truth about #sugar
http://www.Nature.com/nature/journal/v482/n7383/full/482027a.html Argues for regulation like alcohol & tobacco, making it harder to get, esp. for kids