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Cancer 'Moonshot' Task Force Holds First Meeting

While I’m on record about having problems with the rhetoric of moonshots, I am encouraged by other aspects of the cancer initiative pushed by Vice President Biden mentioned in the 2016 State of The Union address (though started last year).  478 more words

Science Policy: General

Research Assessment #7


Pediatric Chiropractic effects on Breast Feeding


Holleman, Annique C., John Nee, and Simone F.c. Knaap. “Chiropractic Management of Breast-feeding Difficulties: A Case Report.” Journal of Chiropractic Medicine 10.3 (2011): 199-203. 361 more words

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Is The Vice President's Cancer 'Moon Shot' Really A Moon Shot?

As part of President Obama’s State of the Union address this year, he placed Vice President Biden in charge of an effort to boost the ongoing war on cancer.  420 more words


Non-Profit Will Pay Researchers To Preregister Studies

The Center for Open Science is a company focused on transparency and inclusivity in science.  And thanks to a recent grant, they are encouraging such transparency through a preregistration reward ( 135 more words

Democratization Of Knowledge

Research Assessment #6


Botanical Medicine and Breast Cancer


Yaal-Hahoshen, Neora, Yair Maimon, Nava Siegelmann-Danieli, Shahar Lev-Ari, Ilan G. Ron, Fani Sperber, Noah Samuels, Jacob Shoham, and Ofer Merimsky. 415 more words

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Research Assessment #5




Donnachie, Patricia. “Children Behaving Badly.” British Homeopathic Association. British Homeopathic Association, n.d. Web. 29 Oct. 2015.


Homeopathy was used to treat a child, aged four, diagnosed with Autism and behavioral issues including lack of social skills, concentration problems, and a lack of obedience. 256 more words

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Research Assessment #4


Chronic Pain


S., Ray, Dr. “Intramuscular Stimulation For Muscle Pain.” Medical Articles by Dr Ray. N.p., 05 Aug. 2015. Web. 23 Oct. 2015. … 290 more words

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