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Science or Fiction
A recent study found that in 5 adult ICUs in one hospital there were over 2.5 million patient alarms in one month. https://www.ucsf.edu/news/2014/10/119601/hospital-logs-staggering-25-million-alarms-just-month
A new prospective study finds that those with a commute greater than 31 miles one way have an increased life expectancy compared to those who live closer to work. http://www.psmag.com/health-and-behavior/long-commute-commuting-stress-blood-pressure-life-expectancy-sweden-55040
Scientists have discovered the oldest carving by a human ancestor, 500 thousand years old and the first by Homo erectus. http://www.livescience.com/48991-homo-erectus-shell-tools.html
Skeptical Quote of the Week.
“Scientists are not dependent on the ideas of a single man but on the combined wisdom of thousands of men all thinking of the same problem and each doing his little bit to add to the great structure of knowledge which is gradually being erected.” - Ernest Rutherford.