If you knew you could direct medical research funds so as to find a cure for one specific disease within 15 years, but make little progress on any others, would you target a single disease? If so, which one and why? This is a difficult question to answer, being ignorant of how much progress we … Continue reading Question of the Week #330
On my way to work the other day, I heard them talk on the radio about a sleep study that has come out of West Virginia University. According to the study, new parents can expect a disruption to the amount of sleep they get each night, compared to how much sleep they would have gotten … Continue reading Sleep Study
In the United States, today is Election Day. And, if you live in the United States, you've probably been hearing from all sorts of people, from politicians to celebrities to news personalities, that you should go out and vote. Well, I'm not gonna be any different. No, I take that back. The difference here is, … Continue reading Go Vote!
Charlie stared up at the ceiling, blinking rapidly, praying that no one noticed the fact that he completely tripped over his own two feet. Oz, his roommate and best friend for years entered his field of vision. He looked down at his friend, laughing and shaking his head while reaching out to help him stand … Continue reading Immunity
By controlling medical research funds, you are in a position to guarantee that a cure will be found in 15 years for any disease you choose. Unfortunately, no progress on any others would be made during that period. Would you target one disease? No, I wouldn't. What if researchers are only five years away from … Continue reading Question of the Week #59