Failing Patent System Destroys Chances of Revolutionary Stem Cell Drug from Reaching Market

Several years ago, a development stage pharmaceutical lab had produced a small molecule that could induce stem cell ...

Re-Approaching Drug Education: Curriculum Rooted in Reality

By Genevieve Shifke | January 5, 2012 While we’ve come a long way from the ridiculous 1930’s Reefer Madness film, ...

Staying Plugged In: Why Turning My Cell Phone Off Is So Hard

By Genevieve Shifke | December 28, 2012 I just want to turn off my cell phone. I want to hold down that thin button, ...

Media Emphasis on Violence Trumps Issues of Mental Health

By Genevieve Shifke | December 21, 2012 In a matter of hours after murdering 27 people, including his own mother, at ...

Killing You Not-So-Softly: Stress.

By Haley Melikian | December 17, 2012 Stress is the worst. Even the people who claim to thrive under its weight ...

Calibrating our Moral Compass: Biology vs. Dogma

By Genevieve Shifke | December 15, 2012 The idea to “treat others the way you want to be treated” is a common ...