Archive for January 30th, 2017

Medical students, faculty rally to try to save Obamacare | Reuters

Monday, January 30th, 2017:

By Bob Chiarito | CHICAGO CHICAGO Hundreds of medical students and faculty members gathered at Northwestern University’s school of medicine in Chicago on Monday to voice their opposition to the dismantling of Obamacare. The demonstration was part of a larger White Coats for Coverage effort organized by medical students across the country and came a day before the annual deadline to enroll in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), former President Barack Obama’s healthcare law. “The ACA is not perfect, but pulling the rug out from under the feet of our most vulnerable patients is not the answer,” Dr. Bruce Henshaw, […] Read More →

Your oldest ancestor was really weird and had a big mouth

Monday, January 30th, 2017:

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Don’t take this the wrong way, but your oldest ancestor was not exactly a beauty. Scientists on Monday said a tiny marine creature from China that wriggled in the seabed mud about 540 million years ago may be the earliest-known animal in the lengthy evolutionary path that eventually led to humans. It was a weird-looking beastie with a bag-like body and, for its size, a really big mouth. University of Cambridge paleontologist Simon Conway Morris noted that humans, who appeared a relatively recent 200,000 years ago, have a series of “evolutionarily deeper ancestors” than […] Read More →

After thirty years No more Mr tough guy race

Monday, January 30th, 2017:

It’s an 8-mile cross-country run with added difficulty. There’s climbing elements. Underwater sections. And lots and lots of mud. In the English midlands, the ‘Tough Guy’ race ran it last ever competition on Sunday 29 January. For its final outing 5,500 participants from over forty countries turned up for the challenge. All signing a “death warrant” waiver. SOUNDBITE: French competitors, Nicolas Pascaug (Right) Cocco Sebastian (Left), saying (English) : Pascaug: “(i) Always think about running this course for four years and my friend accepted to come with me and run this crazy course.” Sebastian: “For his birthday!” After winning what […] Read More →

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