Gaming the Life – Chengyue Plantations

February 21, 2010

Self-Assembling Polymers, And Other Best Science Images Of The Year

Filed under: Chemistry — lordapple @ 8:49 pm

The National Science Foundation has announced the winners of its 2009 “Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge,” and there are some seriously gorgeous, weird pictures in the mix. More details from HERE.

First Place in Photography: Save Our Earth. Let’s Go Green
Credit: Sung Hoon Kang, Joanna Aizenberg, and Boaz Pokroy, Harvard University (more…)


February 13, 2010

Social Networks Manager for US

Filed under: Cyber — lordapple @ 10:21 pm

US President is looking for a Social Networks Manager for his social media accounts. 

Apply now, and not sure if there would be any reply…

February 12, 2010

FOX: Dollars for Doctors

Filed under: Health Care — lordapple @ 7:48 pm

Nearly 20 percent of American doctors get paid by drug companies to be consultants or speakers, and in some cases, they’re making quite a lot of money. So does that influence the decisions your doctor makes about your care?

Doctors earn money by giving professional talks to their peers about the latest research and the practice is pretty common.

For years it’s been unclear how much money physicians were actually earning for these speeches. Now, three major drug companies are going public revealing who is on their payrolls and how much money they’re making.