Tagged: Medically-related

How will the End of the World affect clinical trials? - misc.ience

Aimee Whitcroft Dec 21, 2012

Yes, sure, my first response was also ‘not well – dead patients are often difficult test subjects on which to continue clinical trials’. Thankfully, however, the Canadian Medical Association Journal has looked more deeply into this most pressing of issues.… Read more › … Read More

UnderSkin, the Tube and schematic mapping - misc.ience

Aimee Whitcroft Sep 26, 2012

A beautiful piece of medical art has cropped up and being doing the rounds again the last few days. Titled ‘UnderSkin’, and made in 2010 by illustrator/designer Sam Loman, UnderSkin shows the human anatomy in the style of the very famous London Underground map.     I must say, it’s a beautiful piece of work, [...] … Read More

The IgNobel Prize winners 2012: speech jamming, dead salmon brain activity, green hair and more - misc.ience

Aimee Whitcroft Sep 21, 2012

And, ladies and gentlemen, it’s official!  The winner’s of this year’s IgNobel prizes have been announced and the webcast of the ceremony showed it to be as good-natured and cheerful an event as ever.     Physics: Keller, Goldstein, Warren and Ball for research into the forces that control the shape and movement of a [...] … Read More

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