The Supreme Court recently declared that naturally occurring human genes (ie genes isolated from you or me) can’t be patented… Read more You Can’t Patent Me: the Supreme Court Ruling on the Patentability of Genetic Material
As if I need another reason to enjoy cocoa-rich morsels, I came across an article in the New England Journal… Read more Your Brain on Chocolate
Marine biologists at Stanford now monitor sharks and other wildlife via mobile robotic receivers and are beginning to create a… Read more Shark Watch:There’s an App for That!
For all of you science-lovers looking for a good late summer read, I am recommending two books written by two… Read more Sharks and Human Cadavers: Two Unrelated (if you can believe it!) Non-Fiction Book Recommendations
Is the juggling act impossible? Even though we may all be as ambitious as Anne-Marie Slaughter, I think every woman, with children or not, can empathize with her.
On paper, juggling a perfect work-family life balance calculates out. Set aside at least 8 hours a day to work, 8 hours a day to spend with the kids before and after school and get 8 hours of sleep every night. There’s my 24 hour day, right? But wait, what about preparing well-balanced meals? Or commuting? Training for that half marathon, quiet time with my spouse, or cuddling up with a good book? And what happens when I work late? The easy solution: another me.