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Dr. William Beaumont: The Accidental Father of Gastroenterology

Whitny Braun | Posted 01.06.2017 | Science
Whitny Braun

After the holidays, as people are complaining about having eaten too much, or lamenting their indigestion by popping antacids, they probably aren't giving too much thought to where our modern understanding of how the digestive system works came from.

A Seemingly Insane Idea That Actually Struck Gold

Ben Thomas | Posted 07.26.2013 | TED Weekends
Ben Thomas

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgCould we create completely new senses unlike anything in human experience? What would it be like to experience such senses?

Federal Medical Research Regulations Must Accommodate Modern Medicine

Ruth R. Faden | Posted 08.13.2012 | Science
Ruth R. Faden

For the first time since they were passed in the 1970s, the federal government is considering making significant modifications to the regulations. One big question is: Should these revisions include ways for research to be better integrated into regular medical care?

Professor's Accused Medical Experiments On Students Caused Internal Bleeding

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 08.09.2012 | Education

An Oklahoma professor has been accused by a former teaching assistant of using students as medical "guinea pigs," and making deals with companies to e...

Japan's Grief Is the World's Grief. It Wasn't Always Like This.

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tom Alderman

The reason Unbroken sits atop various best seller lists is, like all well-told stories, it pits a compelling and tenacious hero against an unrelenting and sadistic villain.