Ed Note: Today, we’re happy to welcome Jenn Lau to the blog. More information about Jenn can be found at the bottom of this post. Picture from Flickr user Pascal (pasukaru76). Click for source. The
In the Northern hemisphere, cold and flu season usually strikes in late fall and early winter. Both are really unpleasant, but can’t be treated by antibiotics because viruses cause the common cold and influenza. Antibiotics
There’s a big puzzle growing out of that startling new research showing that the death rate among white Americans age 45-54, especially the less-educated, has been rising since 1999. This even though the death rate
NO MORE BALONEY The remarkable thing about the latest World Health Organization declaration–that processed meats are definitely carcinogenic and red meat probably is too–is how many media folks responded by trying to save our bacon.
ANIMAL GENOME OF THE WEEK: CANIS LUPUS FAMILIARIS So is this a trend, the animal genome of the week? Last week pigs. This week, dogs. First things first: dog origins. A perennial hot topic, the