This was a big week for big news…literally. Fossils of the largest dinosaur, largest saltwater crocodile, and largest giraffe all made headlines. The World Health Organization announced on January 14 that the Ebola epidemic was “officially over,” only to unfortunately announce a new flare-up less than 24 hours later. In the US, President Barack Obama and […]Read more "The Science Week in Review: January 11-17"
It’s fall! And you know what that means…pumpkin spice latte season! (Or just PSL for everyone on social media.) Pumpkin spice is all the rave. And it seems to be getting better (or worse) each year (depending on your point of view). I’ll spare you from the gluttonous lists of pumpkin spice flavored products and just […]Read more "The Real Pumpkin Spice Latte: Cancer-in-a-Cup?"
Promising New Stroke Therapy Comes from Inhibition of miR-155: Imagine a treatment preventing further cell death in the brain following a stroke. Then throw in some anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory effects as an added bonus. Sound too good to be true? Dr. Tamara Roitbak from the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of New Mexico Health […]Read more "Live Better after Stroke, and Fight Cancer Too"