From the page: "The crucial lesson was that the scope of things I didn't know wasn't merely vast; it was, for all practical purposes, infinite. That realization, instead of being discouraging, was liberating. If our ignorance is infinite, the only possible course of action is to muddle through as best we can."
Holy crap. This is awesome.
I'm probably going to cry myself to sleep tonight.
From the page: "In this controlled trial involving patients with osteoarthritis of the knee, the outcomes after arthroscopic lavage or arthroscopic debridement were no better than those after a placebo procedure."
From the page: "Billy Mays attributes the power of his on-screen persona to an incident during his teenage years when he accidentally ingested a Caps Lock key from an IBM PS/2 keyboard."
Holy crap this is awesome.
From the page: ""An unbiased source of data, not drug companies, could really help us in primary care," he says. "There have to be allowances for individual differences, but you need standards." What a concept."
From the page: "Researchers at UCLA have accomplished a task that has long vexed stem cell researchers: They've created the first electrically active neurons from induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells. This is a great leap forward for stem cell researchers, who can apply these neurons to the study of neurodegenerative diseases."
A god among insects...
This lolcat is my kind of scum. Fearless and inventive.