Tagged: Tanzania

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Laugh Loud, Laugh Hard, Live Long

Mirth as medicine was first prescribed in the 14th century when Henri de Mondeville — the “Father of French surgery” — asked hospital visitors to give joie de vivre to his patients via jokes.

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Delays in UK child brain tumor diagnosis

Significant numbers of children in the UK are suffering from preventable levels of disability, particularly blindness, and premature death because of poor diagnosis of brain tumours.

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Einstein’s Brain and the Magic Flute

Einstein’s ability to chase a light beam in “thought experiments” led to the equations of General Relativity.

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Sousveillance: Wearable Computing and Citizen “Undersight”

When Canadian police tasered Robert Dziekanski –- a man who had arrived in Vancouver International airport in October 2007 from Poland – it was not the surveillance cameras that helped bring the incident to light.

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Ditch the GPS! Just Follow that Chimp!

Oh, those clever chimpanzees. They manage to stay front-page news with the tragic, the outrageous, and the comic.