Science and Health — Wednesday, 16th November 2016

FTN Daily #38 — Dying of good health — Rewiring monkey spines — Tickling rats — Failing to foresee Trump

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Fail

Social scientists could have foreseen the victory of Trumpism. But they didn’t. Uri Harris for Quilette.

Donald Trump and the Failure of Mainstream Social Science


Death to death!

The rise of certain deadly diseases is a sign of better health. The miracle is that we live long enough to develop them. Robert Colvile for CapX.

Donald Trump and the Failure of Mainstream Social Science


Cyborg Monkeys are Real

Doctors can now bridge severed spinal cord and restore limb movement. With electronics. Robert Preidt for MedicineNet.

Donald Trump and the Failure of Mainstream Social Science


Tickling Rats to advance Humanity. No seriously.

As silly as it sounds, tickling and examining rats leads to a better understanding of the human brain. Jason Bittel for National Geographic.

Donald Trump and the Failure of Mainstream Social Science


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