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Good News Friday

It’s time for another Good News Friday post again thank goodness!

Since the news this week was dominated by the diplomatic front it is good to find another perspective, and even more extraordinary to find the good news coming from the Arab world of all places. 1,952 more words

Mideast News

Hypnagogia - why do we hallucinate before falling asleep?

“Phantasmata”, “praedormitium”, “oneitogogic images”, and my personal favourite: “dreamlets”… all proposed terms for the phenomenon of hallucinating as you fall asleep. Coming from the Greek for “sleep” and “guide”, ‘hypnagogia’ categorises a mixture of sensory experiences occurring around 10 minutes into “pre-sleep’. 875 more words

Good News Friday

Thank goodness it’s Friday, and as we approach Shabbat it’s time for another Good News Friday installment.

Let’s start with one of my favourite subjects, Israel’s biomedical industry. 850 more words

Israel News

Genetic what-ologies

Last time I wrote about finding answers to the dreaded ‘What next?’ question and the update is that I still don’t know! However, by the end of this week, I will be a little further along my journey as I choose my final-year undergraduate project and module choices. 445 more words

Blood of Komodo dragons could provide antibiotic alternative

(Note: I initially wrote this piece for a workshop at ComSciCon-PNW 2017)

In January of 2017, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a much more frightening… 655 more words

Science Writing

Lynda.com Videos Now Found in Franklin

Over six thousand instructional videos from Lynda.com are now individually listed in the Franklin Catalog. To see the full set of records, search “lynda.com” as an Author Keyword search. 27 more words

Collection News

You are not alone: Microchimerism

Your body is full of physical remnants from your time as a foetus: from the healed hole in the septum of your heart to your belly button left from your attachment with an umbilical cord. 940 more words