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Fracking and increased incidence of STDs (new study)
Fracking and increased incidence of STDs (new study) ● Of all the criticisms aimed at fracking, charges that it might increase the incidence of STDs – specifically gonorrhea – are seldom heard. Yet there ...
Shopping – more like gathering than hunting? (study)
Shopping – more like gathering than hunting? (study) ● If you’re the type who enjoys (or otherwise takes advantage of) the January sales, you might be interested in taking a look at the work ...
Governing cyberspace via ‘Constructive Ambiguity’ (and Schrödinger’s cat)
Governing cyberspace via ‘Constructive Ambiguity’ (and Schrödinger’s cat) ● How can the vastness of cyberspace can be ‘governed’ in any practical way? Perhaps some ‘Constructive Ambiguity’ might help resolve such questions? A 2015 thesis ...
Why women wear high heels (new study)
Why women wear high heels (new study) ● “Despite the widespread use of high-heeled footwear in both developing and modernized societies, we lack an understanding of this behavioral phenomenon at both proximate and ...
‘Stethoscope’ – and other medical poems
‘Stethoscope’ – and other medical poems ● If you’re looking for poetic material with medical themes, the pages of the journal Medical Humanities are a good place to begin. The publication regularly ...

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