Some but far from all of the highlights from the week of 12/4/16 Continue reading “What Happened This Week”
Scientists have known for awhile that if a healthy cell, say from your eye, breaks off and tries to move around the body, it self destructs. So why can some cancer cells break off a tumor and move through the body and spread cancer in its wake? Continue reading “How Fat Fuels Cancer”
Manufacturing used to provide 25% of all U.S. jobs in the 1960’s. Since then its declined to less than 10%.
This steep drop happened as even as manufactured goods as a percent of U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) stayed relatively the same. This indicates that automation, not trade, caused the decrease in manufacturing jobs. Continue reading “Where Did the Manufacturing Jobs Go?”
In the aftermath of the 2016 election, Scottie Nells Hughes, a surrogate for President Elect Trump, declared “There are no such thing as facts”. This is disturbing and if it is true, does it not undermine a core principle of Thomas Jefferson?
“If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.”
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