Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Informative Links

A Brief History of Breast Implants.

Champion Ice Skater Dies; Gives Birth Day Days Later. A really bittersweet story of the miracle of medical technology.

The lowest blood oxygen levels ever recorded were taken by, and from, healthy doctors near the peak of Mt. Everest. Their findings could lead to savings patients who are at risk of sudden blood oxygen deprivation.

Six Kids Who Made the World a Better Place. Not just for their friends and family, but for everyone.

How Barry Obama became Barack.

Dirty Secrets of College Admissions. When the decision process is this arbitrary, you should never beat yourself up over a rejection.

Watch time-lapse videos of the Aurora Borealis. It’s nature’s bonus for those hardy enough to live that far away from temperate zones. (via Metafilter)

Searching for Intelligence in our Genes. Despite amazing advances in the study of genetics, intelligence remains a profound mystery.

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