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Take a Deep Breath (Inhale): Organ Panics

(0) Comments | Posted October 15, 2010 | 12:17 PM

Transplant medicine is what some of its strongest proponents, transplant surgeons, call a 'victim of its own success'. Anyone who is mortally sick with organ failure -- whether the heart, lungs, liver, or kidneys -- will grasp at anything for a second chance at life. The promise held out to...

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The Fox

(18) Comments | Posted July 16, 2010 | 12:51 PM

American academia is in mourning and in search of relevance. The economic debacle that has diminished and may demolish the sancta sanctorum of the University -- from Harvard's Faculty of Arts and Sciences to the entire system at the University of California -- is an essential element of this sense...

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