Article Index: Science/Technology

All things science and technology.

The Scientific Method

The scientific method is at the heart of much of our modern world, but exactly what is it?

Arecibo Radio Telescope

Study finds sickly kids more likely to become geniuses

A study conducted by researchers at the University of California has found a negative correlation between IQ and physical health in youth. The study — published in Psychological Science — examined...

Fans watch the Curiosity rover landing at the Adler Planetarium

Interview on the future of technology

Over this past weekend, I was interviewed by the Marquette Tribune — Marquette University’s student newspaper — about possible future directions for personal technology devices. A number of quotes from...

Finding humor in serious illness

Recently the webcomic xkcd has run a number of strips dealing with health and serious illness. For years, xkcd has applied it’s unique (often sarcastic) humor to science, math, and...

Is psychiatry’s bible still in the dark ages?

New Scientist recently published an article1 describing the conflict that has emerged in American psychiatry over the upcoming revised version of the DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders),...