Archive: 05/17/2010

The Science Of Streaky Shooting

Players, coaches, commentators and fans believe in streaky shooting, but universal assumptions are not always true.

May 17, 2010
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The cost of medicalizing human conditions

Menopause. Normal pregnancy. Infertility. ADHD. Erectile dysfunction. Over the last several decades, these conditions have come to be defined and treated as medical problems. They've been "medicalized." In the first study ...

May 17, 2010
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Protein power for Jack and the beanstalk

Plant geneticists are on a determined quest -- to control auxin, a powerful plant growth hormone. Auxin tells plants how to grow, where to lay down roots, how to make tissues, and how to respond to light and gravity. Knowing ...

May 17, 2010
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The role of nurses in physician-assisted dying

Nurses in Belgium who administer life-ending drugs in euthanasia and in cases without explicit patient request often act outside of the law, according to a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

May 17, 2010
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