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    BSc in Neuroscience

    Loras College
    Dubuque, United States

    Neuroscience is the study of the nervous system and its interactions with other physiological systems in the body. At its core, neuroscience is a synergy of biological and psycholo...

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    In Defense of Elitism

    One thing I really like about sports is that it is the ultimate meritocracy. You are judged on your skills, talents, and ultimately your performance. Professional players are evalu...

    Sep 22, 2017 https://studypunk.com
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    New Wrinkle in the Climate Debate

    United States

    No matter what happens, it’s part of the conspiracy, at least in the perspective of the conspiracy theorist. But let’s back up a bit. We talking about scientists trying to understa...

    Sep 21, 2017 https://studypunk.com
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    First generation medical students at Stanford matched with mentors

    United Kingdom

    Alvaro Amorin, a second-year Stanford medical student, immigrated to the United States from Peru when he was 15. During high school, he figured higher education wasn’t in the cards...

    Sep 21, 2017 https://studypunk.com
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    Soft Robots

    United Kingdom

    Part of the reason I like science fiction is because it can be a thought-experiment about future technology and society. For this reason, like any self-respecting nerd, I often pay...

    Sep 19, 2017 https://studypunk.com
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    Update on Arctic Sea Ice

    The extent of Arctic sea ice is an important marker for global climate change. In the last forty years it also has been unequivocally shrinking. NASA has been tracking Arctic sea i...

    Sep 19, 2017 https://studypunk.com
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    Cassini’s Dramatic End

    United Kingdom

    The Cassini probe to Saturn has been considered one of the most successful space missions in history. Today it will plunge into the upper atmosphere of Saturn. As the atmosphere ge...

    Sep 22, 2017 https://studypunk.com
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    Stars of Stanford Medicine: Avid runner and accessible health care advocate

    United Kingdom

    Alan Thong, MD, a Stanford clinical assistant professor of urology, is often found in the South Bay or East Bay, focusing on expanding access to Stanford’s comprehensive urological...

    Sep 22, 2017 https://studypunk.com
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    India Opens Homeopathy Laboratory

    United Kingdom

    As I continue my efforts to fight against pseudoscience in medicine, I often ask myself – how bad can it theoretically get? I have had this discussion with others as well, some of ...

    Sep 21, 2017 https://studypunk.com
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    Cureus medical journal aims to be the “digital scrub sink of the 21st century”

    United Kingdom

    I’ve struggled through the slow and often painful process of publishing, both as an author and peer reviewer. So I was curious about the medical journal Cureus, which aims to prese...

    Sep 21, 2017 https://studypunk.com
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    The Safety and Ethics of Self-Driving Cars

    United Kingdom

    Germany just came out with their first regulations for self-driving cars that address how they will be programmed with respect to safety. Specifically – what should the programming...

    Sep 20, 2017 https://studypunk.com
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    PETA’s Counterproductive Attack on Young Researcher

    United Kingdom

    In North America house sparrows are a menace. They are an invasive species introduced in the 19th century, and have established themselves as a large population. Unfortunately they...

    Sep 19, 2017 https://studypunk.com
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    How People Thrive

    United Kingdom

    There is a science to happiness and to what we might call thriving (sometimes called flourishing) – not just surviving, but being happy and fulfilled. Obviously any such phenomenon...

    Sep 15, 2017 https://studypunk.com
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    Eliminating Personal Belief Exemptions for Vaccines

    United Kingdom

    In the US routine childhood vaccination is required for entry into public school, and in some states even private school. This is a reasonable public health policy. Vaccination not...

    Sep 21, 2017 https://studypunk.com
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    Planting design seeds to fill diagnostic holes at low-income clinics

    United Kingdom

    Health policy researcher Kathryn McDonald, PhD, recently asked a group of physicians who work with low-income patients in San Francisco what keeps them up at night. They told her t...

    Sep 22, 2017 https://studypunk.com
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    Stanford scientists find the immune clock of pregnancy to help understand preterm birth

    United Kingdom

    Much of human development happens on a flexible timeline. One kid might lose her first tooth at age five; another at age six. Both are normal. Pregnancy is different: It’s nine mon...

    Sep 20, 2017 https://studypunk.com
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    Sustainably Using Space

    United Kingdom

    It does seem that human civilization has grown to such a point that sustainability is becoming a significant issue in many domains. Prior to the last century or so the world was re...

    Sep 20, 2017 https://studypunk.com
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    Stanford Medicine’s stethoscope ceremony, in pictures

    United Kingdom

    And now, some more happy sights from last Friday’s stethoscope ceremony, where our newest MD students were officially welcomed to Stanford Medicine. “Not only are you extraordinari...

    Sep 16, 2017 https://studypunk.com
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    Nursing - Mental Health - BSc (Hons)

    Birmingham City University
    Birmingham, United Kingdom

    Our Mental Health Nursing BSc (Hons) course expertly supports you in gaining the hands-on clinical and care skills that reassure patients/service users and their families that a pr...

    Starts: Sep 25, 2017
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    Working to reverse blindness in the Himalayas and beyond

    United Kingdom

    The opening sentences alone grab you: “In the remote village where Geoff Tabin, MD, lived while working at a Nepalese hospital in the late 1980s, blindness was akin to a death sent...

    Sep 21, 2017 https://studypunk.com
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    Neuroscience BS

    University of Texas at Dallas
    Richardson, United States

    Neuroscience is the multidisciplinary study of brain function. It examines the complex interactions of multiple neuronal systems that underlie the emergence and rich diversity of c...

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    40 Years of Voyager

    United States

    On August 20th 1977 Voyager 2 was launched. On September 5th Voyager 1 followed. The reason 2 launched before 1 is because V1 was on a faster trajectory and would arrive at Jupiter...

    Sep 20, 2017 https://studypunk.com
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    GMO and Dunning Kruger

    United States

    Increasingly in modern society, with perpetual access to the internet, lack of information is far less of a problem than misleading or incorrect information. As Dunning (of Dunning...

    Sep 19, 2017 https://studypunk.com
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    Talking love, loss and making choices with novelist Joyce Maynard

    United States

    I discovered novelist Joyce Maynard’s new memoir, The Best of Us, through — how else? — social media. Earlier in the summer a mutual friend posted on Facebook that the best-selling...

    Sep 19, 2017 https://studypunk.com
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    John Oliver and the Nuclear Waste Hubbub

    United States

    The most recent episode of John Oliver’s, Last Week Tonight, featured a discussion of how we handle (or don’t handle) nuclear waste in the US. This has spawned an interesting discu...

    Sep 22, 2017 https://studypunk.com