Book Review: Scientific Freedom by Don Braben

What if tech stagnation, declining growth rates, and the near-inevitable seeming collapse of the West are all because we got worried a few scientists would run off with our tax dollars?  That’s the broad thesis behind Scientific Freedom: The Elixir of Civilization. Published originally in 2008, Scientific Freedom chronicles the journey of physicist Don Braben, […]

Bone Marrow Transplants and Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a terrible disease. Its symptoms can include delusions, hallucinations, and amnesia. Schizophrenia affects 1.1% of the population, and 10% of persons with schizophrenia will take their own life.  Current treatments for schizophrenia are less than ideal. There is no cure, and the best we can do is treat symptoms. Current treatments, like modern […]