Tag Archives: science

To Cut or Not to Cut: That’s a Cancer Surgeon’s Question

In a series I’m continuing to develop, I talk about why it’s so difficult to treat cancer. (To catch up, follow these links: Part 1, Your Tumor is Not a Clone. Part 2, Cancer Cells are Still Cells. Part 3, Resistance is

Could a New Material Be the Latest Weapon Against Greenhouse Gases?

One of my favorite things about the weekend is that I have time to be outside. There is a great park close to our house where you can play table tennis, run on the loop on the perimeter of the

What I Learned Marching for Science in Geneva

There were nearly 40 organizers for the March for Science, Geneva, that was on Saturday in the Jardin Anglais. By the time the march started (a bit late), at 11h30, we estimated around 800 people had joined us. The experience

Welcome to Science Daily Dose!

If you’re checking out Science Daily Dose for the first time, welcome! On this page, I will list some of my most popular posts as an introduction. If you have an idea for something you’d like to see here, if

Part 1, The Sequel: Attack of the Clones

Cancer as a “disease” is incredibly complex, and patient care for a cancer diagnosis is complex as a result. I’m starting to explore some of these difficulties in a series of articles: “Why Treating Cancer is So Difficult.” Previously published

What is the March for Science, Geneva?

“Every person is, at heart, a scientist, irrespective of title, age, or culture. Curiosity is human, and is the foundation of all scientific endeavors. Science is everywhere and affects everyone.” // What? A march for science in solidarity with other marches

The Technical Side of Science: The Cost of Disease Research

Part of the reason that I started Science Daily Dose is because I wanted to share the interesting discoveries in science with a more broad audience. Most publications that scientists write are not for a broad audience. Indeed, sometimes even

From Mini-Guts to Mini-Brains: Organoids and Their Uses

I’ve written before about why I work with animals in my cancer research, and why mice can be very useful in biology research, but I want to talk today about advancements in alternatives to animal experiments. A common question in science

Programming Note: March for Science, Geneva

Even though my goal in 2017 was to write more and produce more content for Science Daily Dose, I have definitely not met this goal so far this year, but it’s been for a very good reason. I am busy organizing

Science in the News: Why the EPA Matters

The Headline, 3 February 2017, United States Congress // H.R. 861 – To terminate the Environmental Protection Agency A few weeks ago, I wrote about the importance of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), after an article published in the New York