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October 26, 2010

What's News This Month
in
Science, Medicine, and Technology
(a monthly brownbag series)

(email suggestions-questions to either Tim CannonGary KwiecinskiEd Kosmahl,  Satya P. ChattopadhyayPhil Yevics, or Declan Mulhall )

Science


Medicine
  1. Imperfect Mimics - Science News
  2. Scientists identify faulty gene link to migraines - Health News, Health & Families - The Independent
  3. Learning why men and women experience pain differently - The Boston Globe
  4. A drug against AIDS could be effective against the herpes virus: Researchers at IRB Barcelona have discovered this with the human cytomegalovirus, the most deadly and widespread herpes virus and the cause of serious defects in neonates
  5. Q and A - The Water Cure - Question - NYTimes.com
  6. F.D.A. to Severely Restrict Diabetes Drug Avandia - NYTimes.com
  7. In Worries About Sweeteners, Think of All Sugars - NYTimes.com
  8. Personal Health - Lice Shouldn’t Mean Missing School, Experts Say - NYTimes.com
  9. Really? - Exercise Ball vs. Desk Chair - Question - NYTimes.com
  10. Simplifying the Decision for a Prostate Screening - NYTimes.com
  11. Bad behaviour down to genes, not poor parenting, says study - Health News, Health & Families - The Independent
  12. Women's Brains on Steroids: Scientific American
  13. Pioneer of In Vitro Fertilization Wins Nobel Prize - NYTimes.com
  14. Untangling the Twisted Proteins That Turn Brains Into Sponge | Mind & Brain | DISCOVER Magazine
  15. Neurofeedback Gains Popularity and Second Looks - NYTimes.com
  16. Vital Signs - Burning Off Fat With Extra Sleep - NYTimes.com
  17. CBC News - Health - Orgasm gap found in U.S. sex survey
  18. Op-Ed Contributor - How Not to Fight Colds - NYTimes.com
  19. Stem Cells in Court, Scientists Fear for Careers - NYTimes.com
  20. When Sleep Apnea Masquerades as Dementia - NYTimes.com
  21. A Push to Ban Soda Purchases With Food Stamps - NYTimes.com
  22. Alternative Biomedical Treatments for Autism: How Good Is the Evidence?: Scientific American
  23. Weight-loss drug withdrawal latest blow to obesity fight
  24. Rolfing, a Painful Form of Massage, Regains Popularity - NYTimes.com
  25. Virtual Revulsion Therapy: Pixelated Pests Help Treat Cockroach Phobia: Scientific American
  26. Memory Decline Accompanies Earlier Retirement, Study Finds - NYTimes.com
  27. Doubts Rise Over Child Protective Service Inquiries - NYTimes.com
  28. Scientist at Work - Dr. Abraham Verghese - Restoring the Lost Art of the Physical Exam - Biography - NYTimes.com
  29. Guards Of The Blood-brain Barrier Identified - Science News
  30. How Did 9/11 and the Holocaust Affect Pregnant Women and Their Children? | Mental Health | DISCOVER Magazine
  31. Enzyme-blocker boosts memory in old mice - health - 14 October 2010 - New Scientist
  32. Botox Wins F.D.A. Approval as Migraine Treatment - NYTimes.com
  33. BBC News - Vitamin B12 link to Alzheimer's backed by study
  34. With Maudsley Method, Bringing In Family to Fight Anorexia - NYTimes.com
  35. Morality: My brain made me do it - opinion - 22 October 2010 - New Scientist
  36. Alzheimer's protein can move from blood to brain - health - 21 October 2010 - New Scientist
  37. Personal Best - The Secrets of Elite Athletes - NYTimes.com
  38. The Benefits of Left-Side Sleeping - NYTimes.com
  39. Does Lying on the Left Side Ease Heartburn? — Really? - NYTimes.com
  40. At Cholera Epicenter in Haiti, Fear and Misery - NYTimes.com
  41. Marathon Runners Prove a Special Challenge for Insurers - NYTimes.com
  42. Thyroid Cancer Patients Shield Others From Radiation - NYTimes.com
  43. Corporate Money Lets Chicago Researchers Avoid Stem Cell Limits - NYTimes.com
  44. Siblings Of Autistic Children May Share Some Symptoms - Science News
Technology
  1. Seeing The Internet As An 'Information Weapon' : NPR
  2. Printers Can Make Models, Book Covers and Games - NYTimes.com
  3. App Smart - Managing Business Cards With a Smartphone - NYTimes.com
  4. Q and A - Ways to Remove a Broken Plug - Question - NYTimes.com
  5. H.P. Proves Printers Don't Have to Be Boring - NYTimes.com
  6. Is This HP's Upcoming Slate Tablet? - NYTimes.com
  7. Ping - Meet the Defenders of Open-Source Software - NYTimes.com
  8. State of the Art - Sony A55 Camera Rises to a New Level - Review - NYTimes.com
  9. Printers Can Make Models, Book Covers and Games - NYTimes.com
  10. The Buried Threats in That Tweet - Room for Debate - NYTimes.com
  11. State of the Art - Sony A55 Camera Rises to a New Level - Review - NYTimes.com
  12. Malware Hits Computerized Industrial Equipment - NYTimes.com
  13. Marco Service Helps People Find Each Other - NYTimes.com
  14. Facebook Says It Is Working on Technical Troubles - NYTimes.com
  15. Finally, Professional Dictation Software for the Mac - NYTimes.com
  16. Google Shakes It Up Again With Free Phone Calls - NYTimes.com
  17. Netflix Faces New Competition in Streaming - NYTimes.com
  18. U.S. Wants to Make It Easier to Wiretap the Internet - NYTimes.com
  19. Q&A: Keeping Your Twitter Account Active and Secure - NYTimes.com
  20. Critic’s Notebook - In Arabian Desert, a Sustainable City Rises - NYTimes.com
  21. In Passive-House Standards, a Brighter Shade of Green - NYTimes.com
  22. What's In RIM's PlayBook? - NYTimes.com
  23. Turn an iPod into an iPhone - NYTimes.com
  24. App Smart - Apps to Remind You When to Take Your Medicine - NYTimes.com
  25. Comcast to Monitor Customer Computers for Malware - NYTimes.com
  26. The Rise of the 3-D Printers - NYTimes.com
  27. What's better than Wi-Fi? Super Wi-Fi! - By Farhad Manjoo - Slate Magazine
  28. 2 Brothers Await Broad Use of e-Medical Records - NYTimes.com
  29. Augmented Reality: From Baseball Cards to Books - NYTimes.com
  30. How to Collect Your Verzion Refund - NYTimes.com
  31. U.S. Military Orders Less Dependence on Fossil Fuels - NYTimes.com
  32. White House solar: Solar panels will be installed at White House - latimes.com
  33. Solar Power Plants to Rise on U.S. Land - NYTimes.com
  34. Nielsen - Android Surges to No. 1 in Recent Sales - NYTimes.com
  35. Noisy Wind Turbines Attract Complaints - NYTimes.com
  36. Toshiba to Offer 3-D TV, Without the Special Glasses - NYTimes.com
  37. Testing Videos on Cellphones -- With Flash - NYTimes.com
  38. Smarter Than You Think - Google Cars Drive Themselves, in Traffic - NYTimes.com
  39. The Search - Is Your Web Identity Hurting Your Employment Chances? - NYTimes.com
  40. Novelties - Seeking Higher-Capacity Fibers for Internet Traffic - NYTimes.com
  41. Stop the Signature File Insanity. - NYTimes.com
  42. Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf Fuel Ratings a Struggle for E.P.A. - NYTimes.com
  43. E.P.A. Approves Higher Ethanol Levels in Gas - NYTimes.com
  44. Microsoft’s Bing Gets a Social Aspect From Facebook - NYTimes.com
  45. Over 10 Million Students Now Use Google Apps for Education - NYTimes.com
  46. Gripe Gives Bad Service Bad Publicity - NYTimes.com
  47. App Smart - Signing Up as Organ Donor, the Easy Way - NYTimes.com
  48. Torn Between 2 Phones, Again: Android vs. Windows Phone 7 - NYTimes.com
  49. Awesome - Verizon iPad With Mi-Fi Coming October 28th - NYTimes.com
  50. Cars Born to Run With Smartphone Apps - NYTimes.com
  51. Digital Domain - Maybe Your Old Credit Cards Are Smart Enough - NYTimes.com
  52. Green Column - Financing Dearth Holds Solar Back in U.S. - NYTimes.com
  53. A Solid-State Drive For The Road - NYTimes.com
  54. For Stop-Action Animation, More Fluid Filmmaking - NYTimes.com
  55. ‘Adderall Diaries’ Blurs Books-Apps Line - NYTimes.com
  56. Android Market Is Attracting More App Developers - NYTimes.com
  57. IPads Gain Prominence in Hollywood - NYTimes.com
  58. Renault-Nissan, Northern Ireland Team Up for Electric Vehicles - NYTimes.com
  59. British Kids Log On and Learn Math — in Punjab - NYTimes.com
  60. In Facebook Apps, a Tipping Point - NYTimes.com
  61. With Kinect, Microsoft Aims for a Game Changer - NYTimes.com
  62. Amazon Kindle Will Let You Lend Your eBooks. Once. Maybe. - NYTimes.com
  63. Twitterific 4 - The Tweetie Replacement We’ve Been Waiting For? - NYTimes.com













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