Perspectives on the Complex Aung San Suu Kyi and Rohingya Conundrum

First off, some background. The Rohingya are an ethnic minority group in Burma. It is predominantly Muslim with a small Hindu minority. Burma is mostly Buddhist, and based on information you can get off the web, there are many restrictions on what they can do in Burma, such as being limited to having only 2… Continue reading Perspectives on the Complex Aung San Suu Kyi and Rohingya Conundrum

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Two Sides to the Complex Aung San Suu Kyi and Rohingya Conundrum

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Grow Your Adult Tooth Back…

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2017/01/09/end-fillings-sight-scientists-find-alzheimers-drug-makes-teeth/ Photo credit: Getty Images I'm fascinated by the progress in the area of stem cells and their applications. Here, what happens is a drug called Tideglusib is used to switch off the enzyme GSK-3, which stops the formation of dentine, thus allowing the tooth to grow back naturally, with the stem cells producing sufficient… Continue reading Grow Your Adult Tooth Back…

Time Saving Technique to Enable Exercise and Meetings

Too much work and not enough time to exercise? Why not do both at the same time? https://www.ted.com/talks/nilofer_merchant_got_a_meeting_take_a_walk Photo credit: visitaalborg.com If all parties are agreeable, a walking meeting can be more productive than a sit down meeting. Now obviously this does not apply to those big board room meetings with 20 directors in the… Continue reading Time Saving Technique to Enable Exercise and Meetings

Where did Turtles Stay Before They had Their Shell?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-45261121 Photo Credit: National Museums Scotland There are some things we are so used to that we will question otherwise when something contrary to what we know is discovered. In this case, a fossil of what appears to be an ancient turtle was found. However, the catch was that it did not have a shell.… Continue reading Where did Turtles Stay Before They had Their Shell?