Every living creature is made up of cells that are built from molecules. Proteins, carbohydrates and lipids are families of molecules that coordinate chemistry to keep cells living and reproducing. Carbohydrates and lipids are just as important as proteins, but proteins have a more complex structure. Proteins have a problem because they are bigger than carbohydrates and lipids and contain [...]
Turkish doctors are returning to a more traditional treatment for post-operative recovery: Islamic music therapy. It has been used for more than 1,000 years to treat many types of suffering. Historical anecdote, however, is not sufficient evidence for hospitals worldwide do adopt musical modalities. Many want scientific proof. Professor Bingur Sonmez and Dr Erol Can of Memorial [...]
Forget +1. +18,000 journal were leaked on Pirate Bay this week. Pirate Bay is a torrent site that allows free downloads of all files uploaded to the site. Twitter celebrated the liberation of information. [blackbirdpie id="94042476595249153"] Greg Maxwell, if that is even his real name, uploaded the articles in protest against the academic [...]
Stained heart cells developing from a mouse. From Stanford’s blog Scope.