Gongol.com Archives: January 2010
Brian Gongol

January 18, 2010

Health Different forms of leukemia can be distinguished by genetic codes
This new discovery means that doctors could be able to skip straight to the most effective types of treatments for individual patients' cancers

News Satan's response to Pat Robertson

Science and Technology How much of the future will we see through "augmented" eyes?
Services for mobile phones that offer data overlays for conventional views of the world are already here. How long before those layers are projected on the world via eyeglasses and contact lenses?

Humor and Good News Swedish newspaper: "Weight Watchers clinic floor collapses under dieters"

Computers and the Internet Google's investigating whether the China attacks were an inside job

Business and Finance A brief period of bond dominance over stocks has just ended
It's a peculiar event to find that one would have done better to invest in bonds than in stocks -- so rare that it's only happened twice before in the last 80 years

The United States of America President Obama's favorite crutch phrase: "Let me be clear"

Health Today is self-exam day
Take a minute or two and conduct some basic self-screenings for cancer. Early detection saves lives. There's lots of misinformation about cancer that finds its way around the Internet, largely because we've been trained to wait expectantly for some sort of magic-bullet solution to cancer. But cancer risks can be significantly reduced through a balanced diet, exercise, and early detection and treatment. Meanwhile, science is making great progress towards improving genetic detection, which holds great promise for some types of cancer. Instead of forwarding hoax-ridden e-mails about "cancer cures" and false threats, people should instead remind their friends and family to assess their health once a month.

Broadcasting Podcast: Oh, Facebook, why do you shoot yourself in the foot?

Water News Midwestern EPA region gets a new administrator

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