Respectful Insolence

Archives for July 2, 2006

On the weekend, fellow ScienceBloggers seem prone to mass hysteria, taking various silly Internet tests. Even I, Orac, have succumbed to such temptations. I wasn’t going to succumb to this one, as Grrlscientist, PZ, Afarensis, Chris, and Bora have, but then I saw the result. Using the same Advertising Slogan Generator, I think I have…

Pediatric Grand Rounds

The latest Pediatric Grand Rounds has been posted at Breath Spa for Kids. There are a lot of great links for your Sunday reading pleasure. Enjoy!

Pseudoscience fights back

The guys over at Medgaget are guys after my own heart. After commenting on a dubious-sounding device called the emWave Personal Stress Reliever, which, as its makers claim, is Scientifically Validated: Stress creates incoherence in our heart rhythms. However, when we are in a state of high heart rhythm coherence the nervous system, heart, hormonal…