Lecture notes, commentary, and discussions about biomedicine and biology in general by Dr. William Simcik.
Operating as usual
Vaccines - Calling the Shots From PBS and NOVA - Diseases that were largely eradicated in the United States a generation ago—including whooping cough, measles, mumps—are returning, in pa...
neurosciencenews.com A new study provides evidence that hearing is the last sense to go during the process of active death. Many people become unresponsive during the final hours of life, however, EEG data revealed the dying brain responds to sounds throughout the final moments of life.
bbc.com The Hawaii-based Gemini telescope produces a super-sharp picture of the gas giant in the infrared.
npr.org Governors are starting to float ideas for reopening schools. But there are many concerns about what education will look like when that happens.
uchicagomedicine.org Infectious disease expert Dr. Emily Landon explains what public health officials know about new novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and how to stay safe.
Another ACE-Inhibitor and CoViD19 Relation Article! If you take these types of medications; Ramipril, Lisinopril, etc... keep taking them but for the time being be extra careful to limit exposure!
sciencenews.org Researchers don’t yet know if the way the coronavirus enters cells may have something to do with the risks to the heart.
Am important read if you take blood pressure medicines that are of the category ACE-Inhibitors.
academic.oup.com In a rapid response published online by the British Medical Journal, Sommerstein and Gräni1 pushed forward the hypothesis that angiotensin-converting enzyme (AC
vox.com Confused about coronavirus? Here’s a list of the articles, papers, and podcasts we’ve found most useful.
Important study/information about CoViD19 from the World Health Organization
Happy birthday to Albert Einstein! Physicist, Foreign Member of the Royal Society, and winner of the Society's Copley Medal in 1925 for "his theory of relativity and his contributions to the quantum theory", his theories helped set the stage for modern physics. His theory of mass-energy equivalence led him to express what has been described as the most famous equation in the world, E=mc2. #OnThisDay
[03/15/20] These CoViD19 symptoms being reported are basically the same for all viruses... flu (Influenza virus) colds and cold sores (caused by the family of Herpes viruses) even HIV which usually presents as the flu! Viruses trigger a whole body inflammation reaction which produces high levels of prostaglandins resulting in aches, swelling, redness (flush color) and fever; the hallmarks of inflammation. With viruses, symptomology is not conclusive. A test is what we need... and we need a test for the CoViD19 RNA since an antibody test will be negative until about a week after infection.
ksat.com Willie Nelson received a standing ovation mid-performance and shed a tear after singing “Always On My Mind."
"I'm starting to feel a little bit of symptoms. You know it feels similar to the onset of a cold, at this particular juncture. Today I tested positive, so I don't know how long I've had it, you know, and for what period it's been incubating."
Miami, FL Mayor Francis Suarez has tested positive for coronavirus after being in close proximity to an infected Brazilian official who also met with President Trump.
go.joebiden.com We need to know where you stand before 11:59 p.m. tonight.
nytimes.com Maps show the extent of the coronavirus outbreak and the number of cases and deaths by state.
nytimes.com He won a Nobel Prize for his discoveries in immunotherapy. This documentary shows how he got there.
Jim Allison: Breakthrough
Katie Couric, director Bill Haney and the doctor himself all came out for last night’s NYC premiere of Jim Allison: Breakthrough. We couldn’t be prouder to bring this story to the Big Apple! 🍏
Wow, what a time to be alive. We’ve now seen something that we thought could not be seen!
bbc.com Astronomers have taken the first ever image of a black hole, which is located in a distant galaxy.
Bioscience Commentary by William Simcik, Ph.D.'s cover photo
Worth the time to watch! If you will take the time!
youtube.com Immune Checkpoint Blockade in Cancer Therapy: New insights, opportunities and prospects for cures The 2018 Nobel Lectures in Physiology or Medicine were held...
scientificamerican.com Immunologist James Allison has spent over thirty years studying T cells and developing strategies for cancer immunotherapy. Now, he’s looking at new ways to unleash the immune system to eradicate cancer.
businessinsider.com A new study by researchers at Fudan University in Shanghai has discovered a correlation between mitochondrial DNA passed onto babies by their mothers and sound patterns — it also found a link between vocabulary and the Y chromosome, both of which appear to be passed on by the father.
scienmag.com Credit: Karina F. Bombonato-Prado (FORP-USP) A group of researchers at the University of São Paulo (USP) in Brazil used a DNA editing tool called CRISPR/Cas9 to manipulate on of the genes associated to the autoaggressive T lymphocytes responsible ..
New research from the up-close Grand Finale orbits of NASA’s Cassini mission shows a surprisingly powerful interaction of plasma waves moving from Saturn to ...
Einstein is probably right... again!
newsweek.com The theory describes how heat moves through solids.
bbc.com Immunotherapy treatment could provide "spectacular" results for some patients, doctors say.
The future seems bright for biomedicine in Houston Texas!
abc13.com New medical research center to bring 30,000 new jobs
[02/24/18] New Technology Platform for Cancer Immunotherapy Developed - Scicastshttps://apple.news/Ac5eQZulzOwe_DsU0DeuNxQ
apple.news Seventeen years after the original Blue Planet, the BBC Natural History Unit has perfected the art of the blockbuster documentary.
Drs. Jim Allison and Pam Sharma... hero’s to cancer patients everywhere... Just if the Swiss would realize this!!!
washingtonpost.com Husband-and-wife team mixes science, celebrity — and research breakthroughs.
So, you can change your genetic future !
Royal Society GlaxoSmithKline Prize Lecture given by Professor Adrian Bird CBE FMedSci FRS on Tuesday 22 January 2013. Adrian Bird CBE FMedSci FRS is the Buc...
Antibiotic Resistance, the Associated Dangers !
youtube.com October 22, 2013 Has the age of antibiotics come to an end? From a young girl thrust onto life support in Arizona to an uncontrollable outbreak at one of the...
If only people and by extension countries could fight this way! We must all realize, whether we be human or a nation of humans, that if we take the life of any other, whether human, animal or, plant we are in turn, diminished.
A vicious cat fight !!! 😱😱
Rising Star Dental have been committed to placing highly qualified individuals in professional dental offices since 2011.
We are licensed for handling and safely removing our native reptile species. Text images for quick ID. Services are free. Donations are accepted.
Teaching the artistry of floral design. Starting a new career, launching their own floral shop, or just wow friends and family with your creations!
“Dedicated to the betterment of Texas water district operation and management through education, unification and advocacy.”
A place for all things inspirational and educational :)
Improve your life, reach your goals, live the life of your dreams! Get inspired and find tools to help you get closer everyday. Welcome, enjoy!
After Love is a Postpartum Doula company, with a passion for taking care of Moms and Families during one of the most precious seasons of their lives.
Gather your friends, family and neighbors to set up a private LTC class. I will come to your location. $80/person + range fees Minimum 4 people per class
Child birth education for the woman in charge!
Life, Claim It's focus has recently shifted from self improvement drawing attention inward, to Family Improvement, drawing attention outward.
NEW CHILD CARE CENTER OPENING SOON!!!!!!!!
Klein Islamic Center - A center in North Houston which is catering to the needs of young professionals, students, and elders specifically in the area of Quranic Education. Join our programs to benefit insha Allah.