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Flu shot time? Google Flu Trends predicts worst season on record

January 10, 2013


If you ask the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, this year’s flu season is looking “moderately severe.” That assessment has been reflected in the relatively calm tone of national media coverage in recent weeks.But wait—if you ask Google Flu Trends, we’re in the midst of an outbreak that is shaping up to […]

Audio Myths Workshop

January 10, 2013


I found this in my quest to improve my home recording and there are many things in it everyone will find interesting. Check out at least up to 13:00 after the photo lineup.  

Safety of induced stem cells gets a boost + A cure for aging?

January 10, 2013


Image: photoshop age progression – link. A paper published in Nature today1 could dispel a cloud over the hopes of turning a patient’s own cells into perfectly matched replacement tissues. Scientists first reported in 2007 that a person’s cells could be reprogrammed to an embryo-like state, and so could form any type of cell in […]