Sunday, December 5, 2021

My Recent Posts

Nostalgia may have bona fide benefits in hard times

Research suggests that nostalgia can help people cope with dementia, grief, and even the disorientation experienced by immigrants and refugees. Nostalgia may even help...

Scientists establish mouse line to investigate flawed quality control of brain through misfolded proteins

Researchers at the Max Planck Institutes of Neurobiology and of Biochemistry have developed a mouse line that makes the state of protein balance visible...

Member Posts

Taking a critical look at the ‘Great Pacific Garbage Patch’

Message from the Precedent

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I want to set a precedent by posting a link to a story that I believe is a particularly important read. Brad Hayes' piece Taking...

The Human-Machine Partnership

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I wanted to share an article I posted a while ago on LinkedIn. It was mostly relevant to geoscience data, which is what I...

Howdy from CowTown!

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Thanks to Rob Driscoll for roping me into the BIG Media members club! Looking forward to participating in this exciting learning forum. Keeping it...

BIG welcome

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Hello BIG Media members! In this section, I encourage you to share your insights and stories that are relevant and respectful to fellow members....

BIG Exclusives

Climate change – environmental emergency or economic opportunity?

The 2021 UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), which started Oct. 31 and runs through Nov. 12 in Glasgow, will see further...

Is flu vaccination important this year?

Health officials and news headlines have announced that it has never been more important to get this year’s flu vaccine. The worry is that...