Monthly Archives: October 2014

Do you know the age of your child? (Toward the biomarkers of childhood)

How often, when taking an over-the-counter drug, did you read the following note on the label: “adults and children 12 years of age and over: one tablet; children under 12 years of age: ask a doctor”? Pretty often, I guess. And … Continue reading

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Can Crowdsourcing Beat Ebola?

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned recently that “the death rate in the Ebola outbreak has risen to 70 percent and there could be up to 10,000 new cases a week in two months.” A WTO official added that … Continue reading

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In defense of brainstorming

Am I the only one who’s getting tired of constant bashing of brainstorming? The latest attack that I saw, coming from Forbes, begins with the following rhetoric question: “Have you ever sat through a fruitless brainstorming session and wondered—who came up … Continue reading

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The last mile of a marathon

In the mid of September, my daughter ran–and finished!–her first marathon, and as a parent, I’m very proud of her. She then decided to take a short break from running: first, to get much needed rest for her body, and … Continue reading

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