What happens when diagnosis is automated?
The National ALS Registry is linking interested persons with ALS (PALS) with researchers. PALS who register with the Registry may choose to receive notifications about ALS epidemiological studies and clinical trials for which they are eligible. A new study about ALS Testing at Home has recently begun. PALS who are enrolled in the Registry and who are eligible already have been contacted about their interest. Learn more at http://bit.ly/1AoVJrT.
The National ALS Registry is a program to collect, manage, and analyze data about people with ALS. This information can help doctors and scientists learn more as they work toward a cure.
Hemp is the only plant that can feed you, house you, clothe you and heal you. The DEA considers hemp to be a dangerous substance and it’s still classified as a schedule I drug, alongside heroin and ecstasy, even though the plant contains almost no THC and has no psychoactive effects. Many believe th…
An ancient royal structure gets new life in southern Mexico.
Join us tonight at 6 p.m. to watch the live stream of MoMA’s R&D Salon 20: Truth Be Told. The salon, hosted by senior curator @paolantonelli, will discuss what #truth looks like in different fields, from science to #poetry, #philosophy, #design, and even #journalism, and how the #arts can offer alternative ways to unearth and tell the truth. Speakers include Paul Boghossian (Professor, Philosophy Department, and Director, New York Institute of Philosophy, New York University), @jannalevin (Tow Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Barnard College, Columbia University; and Director of Sciences, Pioneer Works), Emily Parker (writer, editor, and digital diplomacy advisor), @brainpicker (writer and founder of Brain Pickings), and @ahmedeldin (Emmy-nominated journalist and senior correspondent at AJ+).
Tune into the live stream at 6 p.m. at mo.ma/rdsalon20 (link in bio)
[Photo by Roberto Colombari]
A Nepalese army soldier demonstrates his horse riding skills during the Ghode Jatra festival, an annual horse festival in Kathmandu, Nepal, on March 27, 2017. According to legend, the festival is held to celebrate the victory over a demon named Tundi and people believe that the clamor of horses’ hooves during the festival keeps the demon’s spirit away.
Photograph by Niranjan Shrestha—@ap.images.