Who's That Noisy
- Answer to last week: Yvan
Science or Fiction
A new study finds that those infected with HIV have no increase in mortality if they are well controlled on medication. – http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-03/wkh-nii031113.php
Recently published research finds that screening colonoscopy did not increase survival. – http://www.utmb.edu/newsroom/article8352.aspx
Engineers have built a self-healing integrated-circuit chip able to repair itself and resume function even after significant damage. – http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130311173907.htm
Skeptical Quote of the Week.
‘Our inner weighing of evidence is not a careful mathematical calculation resulting in a probabilistic estimate of truth, but more like a whirlpool blending of the objective and the personal. The result is a set of beliefs – both conscious and unconscious – that guide us in interpreting all the events of our lives.’ - Leonard Mlodinow