Neurologist, writer, motorcycle racer, weightlifter, swimmer, and enthusiast of ferns, cycads, cephalopods and minerals—Oliver Sacks was a modern day renaissance man. Here we celebrate his life with recollections from friends and personal interviews.
Source: A Tribute to Oliver Sacks
The chimps that took down the drone were nervous and tense, but they weren’t afraid – which means they planned the whole thing.
Source: Chimp took down drone with careful planning
A journal that allows us to see all stages of the research, as opposed to just the results? Yes please!
Source: Introducing: The Journal of Proposals, Ideas, Data, and More
A chance meeting of two scientists on a bus kickstarts development of a new cancer drug.
Source: A Merging of Minds – and Molecules | HHMI.org
Prions are misfolded proteins that may lie at the bottom of degenerative diseases.
Source: Scientists have discovered the first new human prion in 50 years
If California, the worst offender, can reform its use of solitary, there is hope for the rest of the country.
Source: Solitary Confinement Is Cruel and All Too Common – The New York Times
Tragedy can strike us any time, but that doesn’t mean we can’t make the best of it. When Frank’s dog was struck and killed by…
Source: The Hidden Connection Between Morality and Language – Facts So Romantic – Nautilus