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Lancewen last won the day on September 3 2012

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  1. I think this quaulafies as a science joke. At Duke University, there were four sophomores taking Organic Chemistry. They were doing so well on all the quizzes, midterms and labs, etc., that each had an "A" so far for the semester. These four friends were so confident that the weekend before finals, they decided to go up to the University of Virginia and party with some friends there. They had a great time, but after all the hearty partying, they slept all day Sunday and didn't make it back to Duke until early Monday morning. Rather than taking the final then, they decided to find their pro
  2. This is the first time I've seen the new software, and I always play nice. :hihi: (nice happy face bar) Gregb, I haven't done a great deal of posting on this science forum, but when I was spending some time here, I don't remember seeing you. Does that mean you don't usually put in an appearence, but are you here because of the new software?
  3. I see this under my avatar, but not anybody elses. Does that make me special or something?
  4. While phage therapy does provide an alternative to antibiotics in the resistant strains of bacteria, my first preference will always be vaccine. I'd rather not ever get sick in the first place whenever possible.
  5. Phage therapy has actually been around for quite some time, but it went out of favor in the West when antibiotics came to the front of the line in fighting bacterial infections. Russia is way ahead of us in phage therapy and research. I found a couple of other links you might like. Phage Therapy – Everything Old is New Again http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2095089/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phage_therapy
  6. My mother has been in a bad way for the last few years. She's very feeble and can barely get around with a walker and both her eyesight and hearing are highly impaired. She is so bored out of her mind she has to sleep 16 to 18 hours a day. She told me she wanted to die. Well a couple of weeks ago she broke her hip and the doctors discovered a mass in her left lung. They only give her about two months to live. While I'm not in favor of her dying, I do look forward to her end of suffering. For the last few years her day to day life has been very slow seeming to drag on for ever. I can't believ
  7. For some of us, prostrate cancer has already made that decision for us. The problem for a lot of men is they have a very slow growing prostrate cancer that does not get diagnosed, because it's not causing any noticeable problem. For these men TRT can cause their slow prostrate cancer to become a lot more aggressive. Not a very good trade off. Oh! Wait, you might be able to get in on one of those class actions suits in the Bad Drug commercials and maybe your relatives will get a bonus check after your gone. :blink:
  8. When you are having a great deal of intense chronic pain, each and every day will be much longer than it otherwise would be and yet that same chronic pain would serve to prevent you from getting out into the world to have new experiences and this would make the macro time months and years seem to fly by. Again I will say that in general intelligent people will have the better more interesting jobs. They will also as a group have more spendable income, which will allow them to travel more or invest in better hobbies and these things will translate into more new experience in a given amount of t
  9. But what happens if the pattern you pictured is broken and the subject goes about life as normal? Would anybody else ever know about it? If not, then how could you have enough information to even ask the question you did? Many of us so called normals have experienced short periods of abnormal behavior or thoughts, and survive the experience and go on to have a life where they can support and take care of themselves. If they remember the abnormal experience they probably will not want to brag about it or even share it with anybody else. Personally I think mental illnesses are caused by physical
  10. Almost the same. You are showing HTTP 500 and I had ERROR 500, but everything else seems to be the same. I haven't been posting much here lately, so wouldn't know if spam could be the problem again.
  11. Did you try and login using IE8, 9 or 10 yet. I'd be interested if you would get a different result. PS - Great avatar :rolleyes:
  12. That's true, and for long trips they need to consider the sex lives of the astronauts. That doesn't get talked about very much, but a good sex life on a long trip would be a real help in the long term mental health of the astronauts. I can see lots of problems in this area with married astronauts that aren't both going.
  13. I have a couple of questions that haven't been made very clear yet. First, what happened to Theia after the impact? On a program I watched they claimed that Theia's core merged with Earth's core. Then they also said the computer models showed the collision had to be a glancing blow to produce a debris field that would coalesce into a moon. It doesn't seem like those two events could both happen. In a glancing blow Theia would be off somewhere else and not merged with the Earth. Second, Nothing has been said about the composition of Theia. Wouldn't a great deal of Theia's mass also be included
  14. Welcome to the forum. I take it you are still learning English. I'm not strong in English myself but I was able to make some corrections so that what you wrote is easier to read. While I tend to agree with what you said I'm not clear on the point your trying to make.
  15. Buzz Aldrin talks about the one way trip to Mars with Popular Science. For those of you that are interested in what he has to say about it. http://www.popsci.com/node/73418/?cmpid=enews050913&spPodID=020&spMailingID=5465111&spUserID=Mzc4MjM2OTY5NjIS1&spJobID=319060266&spReportId=MzE5MDYwMjY2S0
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