As Season 5 draws to a close, join astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson in looking back at the brightest moments of a year brimming with science, comedy, urban legends, the COSMOS and even God.
This systematic review reports that available evidence supports cautious expansion of metformin use in patients with mild to moderate chronic kidney disease.
Editor’s Audio Summary by Howard Bauchner, MD, Editor in Chief of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, for the December 24, 2014 issue
Put on your thinking caps as Neil Tyson and Leighann Lord answer fan questions about pseudoscience, from crystals to creationism and ancient aliens to alternative medicine. Plus, a new interview with Elise Andrew, Bill Nye, and Chuck Nice.
Robert Coontz discusses this year’s Breakthrough and letting readers have their say. Online news editor David Grimm brings the top news stories of 2014 and takes an audio news quiz. Hosted by Sarah Crespi.
Editor’s Audio Summary by Howard Bauchner, MD, Editor in Chief of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, for the December 17, 2014 issue
Me, too! I’ve been playing with Python. I did code academy but it didn’t take me as far as I needed to go.
Tsetse fly genetics; roundup of daily news with David Grimm.
Eric Hand discusses the winding history of the Black Beauty meteorite–a 4.4 billion-year-old piece of Mars. Online news editor David Grimm brings stories on bacteria’s role in the blood-brain barrier, the “ice-pocalypse”, and why only 10 percent of galaxies may host complex life. Hosted by Sarah Crespi. [Img: © Joe McNally]
Just kidding! My latest learning adventure is coding, which kicked-off Wednesday morning when I completed Hour of Code. Though not completely ignorant to coding (bit of VBA, bit of MATLAB), I’m no expert. Do I need to be an expert? Well, I need to be proficient so that I can do just enough to support […]