A coral atoll, from Darwin's The Structure and Distribution of Coral Reefs, 1842.
For those teeming millions near Hanover, N.H., here's notice that I'll be giving a talk at Dartmouth at 4pm today -- Thu, Feb 5 -- about Darwin's first, favorite, and (to me) most interesting theory, which was his…
OK. Animals first, then everybody else.
Want Your Own Dinosaur? Place Your Bids
Jellyfish numbers rise My son and I saw this last year when we were at the EuroScience conference (highly recomennded) in Barcelona (ditto). The beaches had warnings of whole rafts of these.…
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Now we get to the heart of the matter: how does one decide what
antidepressant to prescribe?
First, let's take a look at the factors that are considered relevant to
the choice. If you…
It occurs to me that in order to go any farther explaining how to
choose an antidepressant, I should take a moment to explain the concept
of an adequate trial. Earlier, I mentioned that the
patient's history of response to previous antidepressant trials is one
of the most important factors to…