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Toxicology Rock Star: The Inspiring Story of Dr. Edward Calabrese, Hormesis and the Dose Response

Amy Rothenberg, ND | Posted 10.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Amy Rothenberg, ND

I had the opportunity to hear Dr. Ed Calabrese's keynote lecture on hormesis at the 28th annual American Association of Naturopathic Physicians annual convention in Keystone, Colo. earlier this month.

Disruptive Innovation Often Comes From Unexpected Places

Maura O'Neill | Posted 03.27.2013 | TED Weekends
Maura O'Neill

Steve Jobs loved music, but hadn't spent his life as a disc jockey. He was not a professional musician or a stereo hardware designer and he didn't focus on music marketing. That is, until he and his team at Apple released the iPod.

Back to Basics

William T. Talman, MD | Posted 12.29.2012 | Science
William T. Talman, MD

Did you ever consider why the thing scientists do is called "research"? Where did the "re" come from? If it derives from "repeat," as some might suggest, then it is no surprise that the answer to that question really defines why science is what it is.

Eureka, Epiphany and Enlightenment

Robert Fuller | Posted 11.24.2012 | Religion
Robert Fuller

The deep similarities between the eureka of science, the epiphanies of art, and the revelations and enlightenment of religion provide a bridge that helps close the gap between the two vocations.

PC Users Can Help Discover New Drugs to Treat AIDS & Other Diseases

Tasha Mitchell | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tasha Mitchell

Thanks to the digital age, scientists can advance research efforts in search of drugs to treat AIDS and other diseases. And, we can help.

The End Of Discovery

Russell Stannard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Russell Stannard

Science will one day grind to a halt. All I am pointing out is that one day these endeavours will fizzle out. And that will not be when we have discovered everything, leaving no unanswered questions.

How a Stomach Ache Changed the World

Raymond Griffith | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Raymond Griffith

Change is what makes science so important. You learn things by doing, by trying, by pushing the envelope and even by mistakes and serendipity.

Nitrogen Cycle Rewritten After Discovery Of Tiny Ammonia Eaters

sciencedaily.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A better understanding of archaea's lifestyle and role in nitrogen cycles not only would rewrite ecology textbooks. It could also have practical appli...