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Terra Lumina is a new musical project by John D Boswell, aka melodysheep, the creator of Symphony of Science , and Will Crowley, fellow musician and collaborator for the band Hudson . We're looking to create and publish an album of songs covering a topic that is under represented in today's musical scene - science.
Aspirin by any other name An international research program has revealed once more that the earliest of commercial pharmaceuticals, aspirin, has yet more roles to play in medicine. The researchers have demonstrated that salicylate, the active metabolite, directly increases the activity of AMP-activated protein kinase.
No matter how much you know, there is always something new to learn about science. While your college courses may cover the basics, you can get a more in-depth look at a wide variety of topics from Internet resources such as these great documentaries.
An ology is a discipline of study, as indicated by having the -ology suffix. This is a list of science ologies.
As much as it riles up proponents of science-based medicine like myself, homeopathy can be a great teaching tool. But most of the time this opportunity is squandered. Articles, lectures, papers, and talks critical of homeopathy quickly skip over the chemistry and the math that makes the philosophy so implausible.
POSTED: Sunday, September 30, 2012, 12:34 PM Peter Andolfatto
For thousands of years we have wrestled with the great questions of existence.
There's a lot of stuff in the world: trees, cars, galaxies, benzene, the Baths of Caracalla, your pancreas, Ottawa, ennui, Walter Mondale.