It alludes to an adage with roots in ancient Greece, “Let the cobbler not judge above the sandal.” That is, mind your own business.
Systems biologists assume for the sake of research that a biological system under investigation is optimally engineered.
At first, this proposed killing license was supposed to be limited to patients on the verge of death or the permanently unconscious.
Dr. Howard Glicksman and host Eric Anderson walk through the discovery and explore how these high-tech blood pressure barometers, or “baroreceptors,” work.
There is a tendency to sanctify the medical profession, with the white coat serving as an icon of wisdom, compassion, and morality.