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When Crazy becomes a Crime

My friend has a glass eye, you would never notice and unless you knew the story you might not think anything of it. His older brother did it. 675 more words


Biomarkers identified for Lou Gehrig's disease.

Researchers from the Rita Levi Montalcini Department of Neuroscience have identified blood biomarkers for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).  The team identified the blood biomarkers serum albumin and creatinine as being associated with survival in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and state the findings may help define prognosis in patients after they are diagnosed with the fatal neurodegenerative disorder commonly known as Lou Gehrig disease. 498 more words


Hubris? (Days 18-21)

Days 18 – 21 of 1001

Why is it that motivation seems to diminish, or slowly fade when we start to see the results of what we’re working towards… or is it just me? 683 more words

Real Stories from Toronto #0,456,899 - Prefrontal Cortex: Win

In mammalian brain anatomy, the prefrontal cortex (PFC) is the thick outer layer (cerebral cortex) of the prefrontal lobe (the front portion of the  184 more words


Artificial Intelligence: Hawking's Flaw

A couple of months ago, Stephen Hawking published an article warning about the possibility of the rise of sophistication in artificial intelligence might mean the machines could soon enslave us all. 1,977 more words


Autism and Parents: Reducing stress

Raising an autistic child can be a gift. Unfortunately it can also be challenging and stressful. Let’s be real, it’s stressful just being a parent, throw in a disability that most new parents don’t understand all that well and it can be down-right depression inducing. 711 more words