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MONDAY

hNBIC Editors: Published items (items 1 to 50)
January 5, 2009
When You Can't Trust Drug Companies, Who Can You Trust?  Ezra Klein
Truth v. interests. (Good comment thread.)
Nicholas Christakis on the Anthroposphere  Dienekes' Anthropology Blog
"The thin bleeding line within the thin blue line."
Amateurs are trying genetic engineering at home  CGS
Biohackers: "She built her own lab equipment, including a gel electrophoresis chamber, or DNA analyzer, which she constructed for less than $25, versus more than $200 for a low-end off-the-shelf model."
How Brain Science May Change the Way We Live  
Tim Jarvis writing in O -- yes, Oprah's magazine -- about commercial applications of neuroscience. (See also the blog Neuromarketing.)
Diving into Transhumanism III -- Singularity  BIOpinionated
Sirens of NBIC. The third of three posts on transhumanism Kurzweil's Singularity, the grand posthuman vision comes up against some critical analysis.
Edge World Question 2009: What will change everything?  Biocurious
John Brockman's Edge Foundation asks it's annual question and gets many disruptive answers.

TUESDAY

hNBIC Editors: Published items (items 1 to 50)
January 6, 2009
How Do You Measure Health? Thomas Goetz Wants To Know  The Quantified Self
A new blog-to-book starts a conversation about the future of health without the dreaded two-point-oh cliche.

WEDNESDAY

hNBIC Editors: Published items (items 1 to 50)
January 7, 2009
Lessons from the Video Game Brain  Neuroskeptic
"Brain scans, by confronting us with the biological, material nature of the brain, make us look for biological, material why explanations."
Pharmalot Folds Tent  GoozNews
A strong voice moves on.
Ambiguous Results from Genetic Testing  Eye on DNA
Not-so-reproducible results.
HERMES Project Helps Elderly Cope with Memory Loss  eHealth News EU
"...the user's home is equipped with a computer, microphones and cameras that work together with a mobile phone to record conversations, events, location coordinates, dates and times. Information recorded is stored, processed and analysed, allowing users to browse their past..."
Ugandan women rent wombs   CGS
Outsourcing motherhood.
Drug Companies & Doctors: A Story of Corruption 
Marcia Angell's review in The New York Review of Books of three studies of medical conflicts of interest presents a scathing critique of the so-called science of pharmaceutical clinical trials. Giveaway pens and CME junkets are one thing, the blatant corruption of medical schools -- of teachers! -- is unforgivable.

THURSDAY

hNBIC Editors: Published items (items 1 to 50)
January 8, 2009
The Crichton Effect  Science Progress
Assessing "a dramatic cultural force, and a chief definer of the image of science in our culture."
Quantifying Myself  The Quantified Self
"With the chart in front of me, I clearly saw things about myself that I had turned a blind eye to before."
“Genetic Engineering” will not “save” population trends  Think Gene
Strong piece on the "stratification of social fitness."
Should a TV Doctor Be Surgeon General?  Well
What the blogs are saying.