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Thanks on this Darwin Day

Happy Darwin Day! A chance for all to remember intellectual courage and scientific brilliance. For me, a chance to remember how evolutionary biology was used to treat Paisley and retrieve her from oblivion, 5 years ago this week. 25 more words


Episode #77: Tangentpiece Theatre

Happy New Year from Spoilerpiece! Evan is sick, and since the guys normally record at his place, they decide to do something different. Because a lot of listeners have asked to hear tangents that have been cut or shortened, the guys share their favorite ones from 2015 in this mini episode. 100 more words

Evan Crean

The Whole Point

At the beginning of the month, I wanted to inspire myself to write regularly in anticipation of picking up the blog when I go into my surgeries and recovery and eventually use this as a springboard into this new part of my life. 408 more words

Adami: Stroke-disabled boy needs long-term fundraising help to remain with family

Lisa Barrie is a very worried mom.

For the last four months, Barrie has spent full days at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario helping care for her 12-year-old son, Jeffrey Michaud.  727 more words

Local News

'It's Not Too Bad ... All You Take Is Tylenol' Says Fellow Student Of Meningitis Patients

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (CBS4) – Back to school comes with a warning in Douglas County after two students were diagnosed with viral meningitis at Mountain Vista High School. 265 more words


Brain-eating amoeba didn't cause Minnesota teen's death, officials say

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Bacterial meningitis killed a 14-year-old boy in Minnesota last month, not a brain-eating amoeba as some officials initially suspected.

Testing by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention determined that Hunter Boutain died from streptococcus pneumoniae that caused bacterial meningitis, the Minnesota Department of Health said Monday. 203 more words