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A Gene for Feeling Good?

Hello, fellow blog readers, HOW DO YOU FEEL? If you replied with something along the lines of “I FEEL SO GOOD, OH I FEEL SO GOOD!”, we get a clue that you’re probably in a…


Are Doctors Overpaid?

When the word “doctor” comes to mind, what do you think of? Do the words “rich”, “Mercedes” and “mansion” come to mind? Or do the words “medical school”, “stress” and “24-hour surgery” resonate in your…


The Golden Age of Nostalgia Research

My name is fitting because I used to grace this blog frequently. Scrawl back to time immemorial – or maybe just last year – and you’ll find my spectral fingerprints on the screen. Those were…





Mental Health & Physicians

Cut me up, open my insides, and in between the gobbets and gunk, the goo and giblets, you’ll find out that I want to be a doctor. It’s a little dream sometimes blocked by the…



A Scientist in the Kitchen

As a student in both science and culinary school, I find myself having frequent déjà vu as I attend one class after another. Like a lab, the kitchen is a dynamic system where basic principles…


A Love Potion: The Chemistry of Romance

Though Valentine’s Day has past, put down that heart-shaped chocolate, burn those roses and stop rereading those cheesy love poems. Such sentimentalities won’t foster a loving relationship, because love is not some abstract emotional response….