Science

Patient, Heal Thyself

In a shocking finding, researchers at Harvard Medical School’s (HMS) Osher Research Center and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have found that the placebo effect works even when subjects know they are taking a placebo. We’ve all heard the cliche, physician, heal thyself. With some conditions, evidently, it’s apt to implore the patient to heal thyself too. Placebos (dummy… Read more →

Materialism, Kissing, and the Purpose of Life

Excerpt taken from an article written by the character Will Vernik in spiritual fiction, Now and at the Hour of Our Death. The spoilers have been omitted. Modern science tells us that all human emotion and all human action and psychology can be reduced to basic mechanical processes. McKenzie’s inspiration wasn’t a message from God, just a brain mixing up… Read more →

Mars Landing in a Nutshell

The year 2004 has kicked off with a bang in the science world. The United States has successfully landed a robotic rover on the nearby neighbor Mars for only the third time in history, defying the odds. This landing was completed after two failed attempts to visit Mars in the last 6 years and, within a year of the disastrous… Read more →