In gay culture, the expression “coming out” was initially borrowed from the world of debutante balls. But in the 1960s,..
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Water is life’s matter and matrix, mother and medium. There is no life without water. –Albert Szent-Györgi, 1937 winner of..
In 2003, the Concorde stopped ferrying international passengers across the Atlantic Ocean at supersonic speeds, while metaphorically demonstrating how much..
Impakter Essay: Angel of Equity — Questioning Motives and the Need for Global Bioethics to Regulate Big Pharma
Bioterrorist? Bane of “Big Pharma”? Angel of equity? Industry gadfly? Unrealistic idealist? I have no doubt that some pharmaceutical industry..
Multi-pronged civil rights movements during the last few decades have managed to chip away at prejudice An interview with John Siegfried..
Convergence of Culture, Commerce, and Communications An epidemic of obesity has been acknowledged for several years in the US, with..
It was tantamount to a Friday afternoon “news dump.” On Monday, December 21, 2015—amidst the final build-up to Christmas and..
Heraclitus, a Greek philosopher who lived circa 535 to 475 BCE, is credited with the statement, “No man ever steps..
Though Pope Francis had speaking engagements and meetings in the United States commercial capital of New York City and its..