"Just like the Human Genome Project advanced research in genetics, a project to map the human brain will accelerate our understanding of how the mind works. As reported by the New York Times, the Obama administration will unveil an effort to map out brain activity as part of its budget proposals..."
Vaccinations, malaria, and contraindications to getting on a plane - what is the latest in travel medicine? Prepare for your next trip with our collection of articles, infographics, and quizzes. (Image: Airplane by Sean MacEntee. CC BY 2.0 via Flickr.)
Edward Jenner, though credited with the discovery of the smallpox vaccination, was not the first to utilize cowpox inoculation and variolation. (Image: "Edward Jenner" by James Northcote. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons) #smallpox #vaccination
The number of cases of resistant bacteria is increasing, so how can we responsibly use antibiotics today to ensure that they remain effective for future generations? (Pills by stevepb. CC0 via Pixabay.) #anitbiotics #ReadingList
"Front and side views of a man portrayed to be suffering from Parkinson’s disease. These are woodcut reproductions (of two collotypes from Paul de Saint-Leger’s 1879 doctoral thesis, Paralysie agitante etc.) published in Gowers, William Richard (1886)." (Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.)