Human Error #404

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I just read an interesting paper in Molecular Psychiatry (1) which beautifully illustrates the increasing power of analytical medicine and,...

Foie Gras

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If you are not yet convinced that the modern diet is degrading and shortening our lives, consider your liver. As...

Just One Word. Plastics. Think about it

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In the early 1960’s, plastics were hot. Advances in plastic chemistry and technology created the ubiquitous plastic bag. Young designers...

Rustic Wrap and Hickam’s Dictum

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Rustic wrap makes a new car look like a rusty old clunker. It’s like a Q-boat, but in reverse.  The...

Vive la Resistance!

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Vaccine resistance is growing. This should not come as a surprise to anyone, because resistance to intervention is a ground...

The Drugs Don’t Work

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Big Pharma’s profits continue to rise, public health continues to fall. There are structural reasons for this disconnect, including historical,...

Volatile Characters

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We create volatile fingerprints that can be sampled in our secretions, excretions and the air around us. These have forensic value...

It’s a Cookbook

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Abstract: Food animals have characteristic tastes and smells which are profoundly affected by what they eat. The same principles apply...

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