In a certain part of the brain, neurons — called grid cells — actually create internal maps of the outside world. To do this, they need perfectly-timed electrical oscillations from another part of the brain to serve as a sort of neural pacemaker.
With Arizona's doctor shortage and health insurance set to be extended to millions more, experts predict a huge need for family and primary-care doctors. But as the new graduates of the inaugural class of UA College of Medicine have learned, the world of medicine has become generally much more challenging for doctors since they started medical school...
The notion that a college degree is essentially worthless has become one of the year’s most fashionable ideas, with two prominent venture capitalists (Cornell ’89 and Stanford ’89, by the way) leading the charge.
Staying in the rarified Top 25 ranking on Apple's App Store is a bit of mad science for companies like Rovio, the makers of Angry Birds. Apple has its own, closely guarded algorithm for determining where an application lands.
They hoped their cash could transform failing classrooms. They were wrong. This week's Newsweek investigates what their money bought. This story was reported and written by the Center for Public Integrity.
The Season of Flowers and Misery: Q&A with Allergy Specialist - Patch interviewed Dr. Kenneth Lien, Chief of Allergy at Kaiser Permanente in Hayward, to get some questions answered about seasonal (sniff!) allergies.
As Twitter becomes an increasingly important marketing tool, a growing crop of Internet startups are offering new tactics to rank the online influence of companies' target customers in a trend that has the potential to reshape brand-consumer relationships.