Tag: Harvard

Mind over matter

Nobody understands exactly how to harness the placebo effect, but once again scientists have demonstrated its almost unbelievable power. The latest example comes in the areas of endurance and obesity. Scientists genotyped […]

Hidden story

Less than a year after former Alaska Dispatch News owner Alice Rogoff wrote a rather strange column describing her newspaper as being in “investment mode” and about 8 months before she took […]

Monochrome

Scientists at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Wash., think they’ve come up with a way to help scientists and students with one of the countries most widespread and yet overlooked […]

Pressicide

The greatest threat to democracy in the United States today isn’t delusive Donald Trump, the sitting president of the United States who either can’t tell fact from fiction or doesn’t care. The […]

Biggest loser

Former Alaska Dispatch News owner Alice Rogoff – a financial adviser to Alaska Gov. Bill Walker, the hostess for dinner with President Barack Obama on his historic 49th state visit, and the estranged […]

Listen up

Commentary You may not trust the media – this or any other – and you shouldn’t. Journalism is not an exact science. Journalism is a regularly error-filled compilation of some of the […]