History is selective and it very much depends on who is telling it. In 2001 a group of prize-winning transplant doctors held a consensus meeting to define the most important events in the history of transplantation, yet they did not include the contribution of Ruth Tucker. 1,514 more words
If you got a hankering for some discussion on PK Dick and his “Man in the High Castle” in the month of November, this is your podcast. 298 more words
Pyruvate kinase deficiency (PKD) is an autosomal recessive trait in which there is a lack of the enzyme pyruvate kinase. Because of this lack of pyruvate kinase, red blood cells are broken down more freely, thereby causing hemolytic anemia. 73 more words
H.P. Lovecraft wrote:
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The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents. We live on a placid island of ignorance in the midst of black seas of infinity, and it was not meant that we should voyage far.