Chaos at fifty | Print Edition – Physics Today.
The Fiftieth Anniversary of Chaos | Wired Science | Wired.com.
Most care-management systems rely on nurses sitting in call centers, checking up on patients over the phone. That model has mostly been a failure. And while many health systems send a nurse regularly in the weeks or months after a … Continue reading
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Anthrax Redux: Did the Feds Nab the Wrong Guy? | Wired Magazine | Wired.com. There’s an irony in the fact that the culprit was likely a top government anthrax expert: Since 2001, the US has built dozens of labs, spent … Continue reading
Partha Mitra is the Crick-Clay professor of biomathematics at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y. A theoretical physicist by training, he is working on mapping mouse brain circuits. We spoke on the phone Tuesday evening about President … Continue reading
Massive data leak exposes offshore financial secrets – World – CBC News.
The research world’s most famous human cell has had its genome decoded, and it’s a mess. German researchers this week report the genome sequence of the HeLa cell line, which originates from a deadly cervical tumour taken from a patient … Continue reading
The assertion that the foreign graduates offer superior skills or ability relative to U.S. graduates is found not to be supported by the data: via Are foreign students the ‘best and brightest’?: Data and implications for immigration policy | Economic Policy … Continue reading
PLOS ONE: The Relationship of Sugar to Population-Level Diabetes Prevalence: An Econometric Analysis of Repeated Cross-Sectional Data.