the search to understand and perhaps even find a cure for obesity is going strong. four weeks ago, i reported on the obesity virus. while research on it is promising, it does not look like there is going to be a treatment for it any time soon. now something else has been found – boc5,… Continue reading obesity molecule
Month: February 2007
the consequences of our actions
i just listened to an interview with charles norton, manager of the vice fund, a stock fund that invests in alcohol, tobacco, gambling and the defence industry. he pronounced the happy news that while people in the western world quit smoking left, right and centre, the tobacco industry is doing very well, thank you very… Continue reading the consequences of our actions
sextuplets in vancouver: can i understand the father?
last month, six little babies were born here in vancouver. sextuplets. as is often the case in multiple births, they were premature. to keep some of them alive, blood transfusions were needed. and the parents are jehovah’s witness. their religion forbids blood transfusions. on the weekend, authorities decided to seize the children from their parents… Continue reading sextuplets in vancouver: can i understand the father?