Posts Tagged ‘Biology’

What do you think about a study and conclusion like this?

Sensational ? Does it further behavioral science, or not ? Not only do I tend to like studies that draw big picture conclusions, but I love them if they’re done well and the conclusions are supported by the results. When I come across a study like this, …

I asked myself this question the other day, after showing a passage of The Watchman’s Rattle by Rebecca D.Costa to MJ, who is also a woman.

The book is a synthesis of ideas from many different fields. The author weaves ideas from the frontier of cognitive neuroscience, geology (climate change) , historical analysis of ancient civilizations, …

I’m seldom taken back by developments in science and technology these days; notwithstanding my passion for keeping abreast of the latest – but this development, in terms of its practical application and sheer genius stands to be considered one of the most significant developments in emergency medicine.

A team at the Boston Children’s Hospital have developed …

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PRI’s The WorldDutch committee finds psychologist who claimed meat eaters are more selfish …Washington Post“I realize that via this behavior I have left my direct colleagues stunned and angry and put my field, social psychology, in a poor light.”…Via www.washingtonpost.com

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ScienceDaily (2010-08-17) — The most robust statistical examination to date of our species’ genetic links to “mitochondrial Eve” — the maternal ancestor of all living humans — confirms that she lived about 200,000 years ago. The study was based on a side-by-side comparison of 10 human genetic models that each aim to …