Monthly Archives: February 2013

“Capita list: North Korea approves 28 model socialist hairstyles”

# Maggie Kuo and Charlie Storrar # 2013-02-23 # 12:45 http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?cid=1103&MainCatID=11&id=20130223000071 So the type of hairstyle depicted on the Bike Snob NYC “Seal of Approval” would be considered “inappropriate and subversive”:

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“Brain mapping”

NYT raises questions about federal project, science press provides answers By Curtis Brainard http://www.cjr.org/the_observatory/obama_brain_activity_map_detai.php “The vagueness of the plan sent some neuroscientists into a tizzy, however, though one that produced a fascinating discussion about the right and wrong ways to … Continue reading

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“Arguments with Pavlov’s Dogs: Health IT Regulation Will “Harm Innovation”? How, exactly?”

“Health IT hyper-enthusiasts, when faced with the prospect of government regulations, react like Pavlov’s dogs with the response “regulation of health IT will harm innovation.” Here’s a soliloquy of critical questions that need be asked:” from Health Care Renewal- http://hcrenewal.blogspot.com/2013/02/arguments-with-pavlovs-dogs-health-it.htmlContinue reading

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“Burying the Finn’s Tooth”-Big Dead Place

Recent experienceing of thundersnow reminded me of Big Dead Place: “Burying the Finn’s Tooth” The Speech “On this 7th day of February, 2004, at the Geographical South Pole, of planet Earth, the third planet from the sun, in a small … Continue reading

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“Drug study recruiting at U of M questioned”

* Article by: JEREMY OLSON , Star Tribune * Updated: February 27, 2013 – 10:07 AM “Mentally ill patients’ consent is at the center of the controversy.” “A University of Minnesota ethics professor is asking for an investigation into drug … Continue reading

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“Bad sleep ‘dramatically’ alters body”

By James Gallagher Health and science reporter, BBC News “A run of poor sleep can have a potentially profound effect on the internal workings of the human body, say UK researchers. The activity of hundreds of genes was altered when … Continue reading

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” Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present”

by Harriet A. Washington http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1153365.Medical_Apartheid “On December 1, 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, Parks refused to obey bus driver James F. Blake’s order that she give up her seat in the colored section to a white passenger, after the white section … Continue reading

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