Part of me wonders if any of this links to the whole "sitting in place for 10 hours a day is killing you" research that's been floating around lately. Mathematicians, physicists, computer scientists, office and admin support workers, and drivers aren't exactly known for being up and moving for many hours a day. Maybe… Read more
Nothing to get the blood flowing in the early morning like a healthy dose of media-induced paranoia!
Fixed the broken link.
Everything Moebius did was utterly incredible, and he could evoke so much with the most minimal of linework. His range of styles was uncompared. The world's poorer for his passing. Time to bust out my hardback of Incal in memorial.
Unfortunately, the wording on the original publication is really unclear, and since it hasn't been published in a journal or released properly, we can't go and look at the the methodology much more closely. I'm going to lean towards "while trying to sleep", because otherwise I can't help but think that there are way… Read more
Oops, fixed. Thanks!
I might not have made this clear in my write-up of the article, but Corthals isn't ignoring the immune response at all. What she's positing is that it's a metabolic problem that is the first step which triggers the immune response that's is MS. There's a very good writeup here if you want to read a bit more [asknicola.… Read more
Ooops, thanks fixed.
Oh, that wasn't what I meant at all. I was more referring to the specifics of the Gifts of the Magi, which has very little biblical backing behind it. It's part of the Christmas story that's been embellished extensively, giving names and backgrounds to the three kings/magi/wisemen/whatevertheyare which aren't in… Read more