16 Dec 18
Archy news nety

A new Level 3 Travel Advisory, Reconsider Travel, has been issued for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) due to crime and civil unrest.  Violent crime, such as armed robbery, armed home invasion, sexual assault, and physical assault, is common.    Moreover, assailants may pose as security agents and the local DRC police lack […]

15 Dec 18

A new interesting article has been published in Acta Neuropathol Commun. 2018 Dec 5;6(1):135. doi: 10.1186/s40478-018-0621-2. and titled: Immunological analysis of phase II glioblastoma dendritic cell vaccine (Audencel) trial: immune system characteristics influence outcome and Audenc… Authors of this article are: Erhart F, Buchroithner J, Reitermaier R, Fischhuber K, Klingenbrunner S, Sloma I, Hibsh D, […]

15 Dec 18

Redan den 15 december! Den går i en hiskelig fart den här månaden! Om tio dagar ligger vi redan i soffan, mätta i magen, under en filt, med en spännande bok i handen och en skål med choklad bredvid oss. Det tänker jag göra på juldagen iallafall! Idag bjuder jag på ett enkelt tips som […]

15 Dec 18
Valley's Word

Written by Emily Pelletier Medical technology has advanced further in the last century than it has throughout history. We live our lives relatively disease-free because of vaccines. Despite this, there’s been an argument against vaccinating for a while. In the upcoming legislative session, this issue is expected to come up as lawmakers have been planning […]

14 Dec 18

Amazon had a vision. Gerard Medioni had a computer vision. Together, there’s apparently no stopping the tech giant and the computer scientist who serves as director of research for Amazon Go, the company’s off-and-running cashier-less store idea. Medioni, who is our latest Geek of the Week, has been a professor at the University of Southern […]

14 Dec 18
How can Science be Better Communicated?

‘… science journalism is much more about journalism than it is about science’ Gregory, J. and Miller, S. 1998. Science in Public. Basic books. Chapter 5. Introduction to the anti-vaccination movement and its implications From Lora Little rejecting vaccinations for ‘healthy diets and active lifestyles’ (Youngdahl, 2017) to the apparent connection of the measles, mumps […]