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Preparing for September Part V: Extracurricular activities

Last but not least, the Department of Social Science Health & Medicine offers many exciting extracurricular activities in which we encourage our students to participate. Just to give you a few examples: 112 more words


New Hashtag, Nursing Ethics – Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): (Week of August 25, 2014)

There is never a shortage of great healthcare hashtags, chats, events, etcetera on Twitter, and new ones appear all the time. Nursing Ethics is an emerging hashtag which is a regular Twitter chat, but gained special attention over the past week with the Nursing Ethics Summit. 478 more words


Article: Whole organ 'grown' in world first

Whole organ ‘grown’ in world first

A whole functional organ has been grown from scratch inside an animal for the first time, say researchers in Scotland. 58 more words

Creation & Evolution

Top 10 things about doing a summer internship at the Wellcome Trust

Each year, the Wellcome Trust offers a number of paid summer internships at Trust HQ. These are aimed at giving current undergraduates the chance to experience working an area of the Trust that interests them, and we hope to inspire, support and develop the next generation of people who can make a difference. 1,041 more words


Silvia Camporesi reblogged this on Bioethics & Society at King's College London and commented:

Keep an eye on the Graduate Development Programme: http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/About-us/Jobs/Graduate-Development-Programme/index.htm

U.S. spy agency predicts a very transhuman future by 2030

Brain implants will also allow for advanced neural interface devices — what will bridge the gap between minds and machines. These technologies will allow for brain-controlled prosthetics, some of which may be able to provide “superhuman” abilities like enhanced strength, speed — and completely new functionality altogether. 123 more words


Article: Hand Gesture Armband Myo Integrates With Google Glass

Gesture Armband Myo Integrates With Google Glass
“The question we’re exploring is: how can we find more natural ways to merge technology and people? We’re hitting the limits of today’s form factors whether they be personal computers, tablets, or smartphones. 20 more words


My Father's Son

Edward looked for his mother in the crowd of people at the genetics conference.    the sea of academics, his mother, Vivian Cox, seemed like a fish out of water.  1,617 more words