Did Science Find an Answer to the Lack of Organ Donors?

As it turns out the future is now. From National Geographic: In a remarkable—if likely controversial—feat, scientists announced today that they have created the first successful human-animal hybrids. The project proves that human cells can be introduced into a non-human organism, survive, and even grow inside a host animal, in this case, pigs.   This...
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France’s New Organ Donation Policy is Awesome

On Sunday France’s new organ donation policy went into effect, which essentially flips the conventional way people had been agreeing to be donors (via The Guardian): France has reversed its policy on organ donations so that all people could become donors on their death unless they join an official register to opt out.   The new...
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My Five Takeaways from #NACFC

I had a dream last night, and in that dream the Limp Bizkit classic song, Nookie was on repeat for some reason. I have no idea why; I haven’t heard that song in about 12 years. Needless to say I woke up pretty jacked up and motivated to get sh*t done before the Packers game...
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MCR – 1 is Here

(Image: NIAID E. coli bacteria/Flickr) So… there have been some pretty big news headlines the past few days. Between gorillas, a kid calling the police to report his dad going through a RED LIGHT and the Florida Panthers appeasing their fan base of 15 with new logos and jerseys, last week was pretty crazy. Those weren’t...
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