By: Willis Rodney
Pro-choice and pro-life individuals often feel that they have little in common. In the extreme, prolife groups are perceived as righteous moralizers who use politics and pictures of dead babies to sway public opinion away from life-saving research. On the other hand, prochoice groups are...
By: Kairos
John Cunningham Lilly, M.D.January 6, 1915 September 30, 2001 John Lilly was a revolutionary scientist, doctor, neuroscientist, philosopher, theorist, author, inventor, and explorer of internal realities. He is credited with being the world's foremost delphinologist, inspiring a generation of dolphin researchers and paving...
By: C. Hayes
The origin and maintenance of sex has long puzzled evolutionary biologists due to the inherent fitness costs associated with sexual reproductive strategies relative to asexual reproductive strategies. Therefore, elucidation of the benefits of sex in particular environmental scenarios are necessary to explain the overall prevalence...
By: Dann Layler - 71994
Does breast milk increase the child's intelligence? My answer is yes, but it depends. If there is a positive correlation between breastfeeding and later cognitive ability, the effect is slight. Many studies have attempted to answer this question. And many more will follow. There are...
By: John Cane
Aging in the human body is caused by a number of factors, but the one most identifiable factor is something called telomeric reduction. On the end of each strand of DNA in your body is a long section of "junk" DNA. This DNA does not...
Can Six Sigma methods meet the demanding rigors of local public health practices?
By: Eugene Jacquescoley DO PhD
IntroductionIt has been said by many that quality drives innovation and vice-versa. This is evidenced by the growing literature on the utilization of Six Sigma methodology within health care institutions (7, 6, and 9). In contrast, the local public health community may have been slow...
Linus Pauling: His life and accomplishments remembered
By: qq
Linus Pauling is one of those people who is almost unknown to the general public, but who made some of the greatest contributions in the history of science. The fact that he is the only person in history to have been awarded two unshared Nobel...
By: Peaches Pringle
Identical twins can be described by two major factors; genetic and environmental. The genetic part of the twin debate involves the definite facts. At the genetic core of identical twins, their DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) is exactly the same. DNA is the genetic material that makes...
By: Brad Helquist Brad
Stem Cell ResearchStem cells are unspecialized cells that give rise to specified cells such as; red blood cells, brain cells, heart tissue, nerve cells, bone marrow etc. In addition these specialized cells are injected where required to help the human body. Surprisingly these cells will...
By: Pamela Bates
In today's world of improved technology, educational opportunities, and breakthroughs in medical knowledge, it is ironic that one of the major failings of the modern medical field is its inability to protect patients from preventable errors that occur in virtually all hospitals, nursing homes, outpatient...

 

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