Saturday, March 15, 2008

Wellcome Image Awards 2008 - Gallery

Fascinating images showing the best in new medical imaging techniques.





This is the internal structure of an HIV particle, shown through cryo-electron tomography.

There are some spectacular images, that certainly change the way that we look at the human body.
Wellcome Image Awards 2008 - Gallery

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This is what I call an effective campaign for obeying speed limits

YouTube - its 30 for a reason

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I Am Joe's Functioning Label

Asperger Square 8: I Am Joe's Functioning Label

Fascinating post about autism, via Ballastexistenz

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Friday, March 14, 2008

Thursday, March 13, 2008

My husband is more understanding than this (great Ad)


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Parents: 'Ashley treatment' successful - UPI.com

Parents: 'Ashley treatment' successful - UPI.com

A follow-up to a difficult story from last year. I wouldn't presume to judge whether they did the right thing or not, but it also seems that "Ashley's" quality of life is better now.

There are an incredible amount of difficult decisions to make when you're raising kids with special needs, to say the least.

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Autism and vaccines | Salon News

Autism and vaccines | Salon News

Excellent article on the recent vaccine decision

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Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Monday, March 10, 2008

Brilliant!

Food Court Musical at Improv Everywhere

I am not usually a fan of Improv Everywhere, but this is brilliant. Watch the video first, and then check out their webpage for the backstory.

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Animal Magnetism: 9 Critters that owe their names to celebrities

mental_floss Blog � Animal Magnetism: 9 Critters that owe their names to celebrities

I knew about Gary Larson, but I had no idea about Harrison Ford and Jerry Garcia. Cool!

(This is one of my favourite blogs, by the way- there's always something interesting going on there).

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Sunday, March 09, 2008

Sci-Fi Techs Versus The Iraq War

SuicideGirls > News > Geek > Sci-Fi Techs Versus The Iraq War

Wow- 10 Trans-Atlantic tunnels and an orbital hotel for part of the price of the Iraq war? That's sad.

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