Tag: University of California San Francisco
Are Transplant Doctors Causing Brain Death?
A new and highly problematic means of obtaining organs is pushing the boundaries of the “dead donor rule.”
A Biomimetics Cure for COVID-19? Thank This Llama
What appears to have great prospects for widespread, safe deployment of an inhalable anti-coronavirus therapy comes from an unlikely source.
Judge Jones and His Groupies
Earlier this month, the peer-reviewed science journal PloS Genetics published its latest earth-shaking contribution to the field of genetics: a personal interview with none other than Judge John Jones of Kitzmiller v. Dover fame. The interview was conducted by Jane Gitschier of the Institute for Human Genetics at the University of California San Francisco, who gushes over the Judge like a school-girl with a crush on her teacher. The non-scientist might be forgiven for thinking that a journal bearing a name like PLoS Genetics would restrict its articles to, well, genetics… or at least, to biology… or at the very least, to science. Not to worry! If the article extols Judge Jones, a lack of scientific content apparently is no Read More ›