This was a character study; of course, this is a history, so I am in effect just glorifying the brilliance of a real guy.
Ian Maher… 982 more words
Hey there! As a first post, I want to talk about who I am and the scope of the this blog. Maybe also, I will talk about why I am writing it. 320 more words
I’m also a scientist! Which really, is just a different kind of writer. I still tell stories and I still have to think about how to convey pieces of information, it’s just based on solid data rather than what I can creatively come up with. 164 more words
Panelists: Ana Maria Spagna (moderator), Melissa Hart, Jennifer Sahn, and David Gessner
Just today I received a funny email from the environmental magazine Orion. The subject seemed funny anyway: “The Parking Lot That Doubles as a Sponge.” It sounds like the setup for an old Saturday Night Live skit: “Shimmer! 1,161 more words
Atul Gawande tackles one of the hardest conversations we have in society today–what to do at the end of our lives? Many in the medical profession have always tried to prolong a life at any cost and at a huge detriment to the patient at hand. 147 more words