The John Maddox Prize recognises the work of individuals who promote sound science and evidence on a matter of public interest, facing difficulty or hostillity in doing so. I commissioned and compiled 47 illustrations, schematics, and graphs, mostly by a skilled medical illustrator named Shizuka Aoki Yet the book will be accessible to anyone who loves science. I am really hoping for advocacy which demands higher standards of science and ethics for autistics, but this hasn’t happened yet. Teachers can create assignments for Google Classroom from Science Buddies with the click of a button.
The belief that scientific theories should and do represent metaphysical reality is known as realism It can be contrasted with anti-realism , the view that the success of science does not depend on it being accurate about unobservable entities such as electrons One form of anti-realism is idealism , the belief that the mind or consciousness is the most basic essence, and that each mind generates its own reality.
The National Academies Keck Futures Initiative has announced the recipients of 11 grants awarded to support interdisciplinary projects related to art and science, engineering, and medicine frontier collaborations. Also, there has been a tendency to segregate autistics from science as usual-of saying that science doesn’t really work on autistics so we must have some special model or we must have autism-specific standards.
It’s not a conspiracy story about how everything we’ve been told is actually wrong, nor is it a critique of existing ideas about eating behavior and obesity- although I do correct some misconceptions along the way. They became willing to work with one of the players in an effort to shun and discriminate against the other two, and thereby get more than their fair share of money and attention. The Duchenne’s treatment made by Sarepta (eteplirsen) has been in the news this week, as a troubling example of the FDA lowering its bar for approval of new medicines. Headlines and summaries of relevant news stories and videos, as well as links to topic-specific RSS feeds and email newsletters, are provided on each topic page.
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