Author Archives: BrainiYak

Genetically engineered animal feed — some impressive US statistics Comments Off

© 2014 Peter Free Citation — to study L. Van Eenennaam and A. E. Young, Prevalence and impacts of genetically engineered feedstuffs on livestock populations, Journal of Animal Science, DOI: 10.2527/jas.2014-8124 (ahead of print, 02 September 2014) (free full PDF, here) What a difference an ocean can make Writing this while temporarily in Germany, where […]

71 percent of 595 European oncologists — aged 40 or less — show signs of burnout Comments Off

© 2014 Peter Free Citation — to survey Banerjee, R. Califano, J. Corral, E. De Azambuja, L. De Mattos-Arruda, V. Guarneri, M. Hutka, K. Jordan, E. Martinelli, G. Mountzios, M. Ozturk, M. Petrova, S. Postel-Vinay, M. Preusser, C. Qvortrup, M. Strijbos, N. Volkov, and D. Olmos Hidalgo, Professional Burnout in European Young Oncologists: a European […]

India’s MOM Successfully Reached Mars Yesterday — Making it only the Fourth Space Agency to Do So Comments Off

© 2014 Peter Free Citation Chris Gebhardt, India’s MOM spacecraft arrives at Mars, (24 September 2014) Impressive Chris Gebhardt wrote: After a journey of over 10 months, India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) arrived at Mars on Wednesday, 24 September 2014 – following an insertion burn that was confirmed at 7:30am India Standard Time (02:00 […]

One third of severe injury patients in the United States are sent to lower tier centers that are not recommended for their severity of injury — says a study of 2010 data — But even if these “undertriaged” patients were sent to the allegedly right place, it would probably not have the capacity to treat them, the authors conclude Comments Off

© 2014 Peter Free Citation — to study Huiyun Xiang, Krista Kurz Wheeler, Jonathan Ira Groner,  Junxin Shi, and Kathryn Jo Haley, Undertriage of major trauma patients in the US emergency departments, American Journal of Emergency Medicine 32(9): 997–1004, DOI: http: 10.1016/j.ajem.2014.05.038 (September 2014) Citation — to press release Nationwide Children’s Hospital, New Study Finds […]

9.6 to 12.3 billion people on Earth by year 2100? — 80 percent probability, says a study based on United Nations population data through 2012 Comments Off

© 2014 Peter Free Citation — to study Patrick Gerland, Adrian E. Raftery, Hana Ševčíková, Nan Li, Danan Gu, Thomas Spoorenberg, Leontine Alkema, Bailey K. Fosdick, Jennifer Chunn, Nevena Lalic, Guiomar Bay, Thomas Buettner, Gerhard K. Heilig, and John Wilmoth, World population stabilization unlikely this century, Science [Express], DOI: 10.1126/science.1257469 (18 September 2014) Citation — […]