Posts Tagged ‘trump’
Donald Trump Is No Brain Scientist
Yesterday on an international stage in Davos, Switzerland, President Donald Trump dismissed the reported injuries of American troops being treated for traumatic brain injury in Germany after an Iranian missile attack on the Al Asad Air Base in Iraq. No matter what one’s political views may be, Trump’s uninformed and potentially damaging pronouncement cannot go uncorrected. I have…Read More
California wildfires–What sort of person is compelled to commit arson?
Something more can be done in addition to environmental action to help prevent wildfires. First published in Psychology Today. The inferno of tragic fires in California has destroyed thousands of homes, incinerated hundreds of thousands of acres, and killed many people this year. In the latest, the entire town of Paradise was reduced to smoldering ash. Highlighting the…Read More
Italian Doctor to Perform Head Transplant on Donald Trump—Fake News?
Italian Neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero has made headlines around the world with his plans to perform the first ever head transplant on a human being. Presidential advisors in the United States have suggested that President Donald Trump would be the ideal subject for the new procedure. Late yesterday, White House Press Secretary, Sean Spicer, confirmed that…Read More
Scientific Research and Education in Cuba
WITH AMERICAN restrictions on travel lifting, interest in Cuba has skyrocketed, especially among scientists considering developing collaborations and student exchange programs with their Caribbean neighbors. But few researchers in the United States know how science and higher education are conducted in communist Cuba. Undark met with Dr. Mitchell Valdés-Sosa, director of the Cuban Neuroscience Center, in his…Read More