“To our knowledge, the Hotel Study is the most thorough characterization of the health of homeless and marginally housed individuals in the world.”
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After a couple minutes, Mrs. Price comes back with the tablet. Willow scrolls through to make sure she’s filled everything out, and spends a little more time than she should looking at the personality specs.
I give up on TV and stroll into the kids room. Both 13, twins, sleeping comfortably in their pods. The monitor on the outside of each displays the sim they have chosen to play in their dreams.
The doctor explained the Treatment to the woman in front of me, leafing through her fMRI, gene assays, blood work, motif summaries for hormone and transduction networks, slicing along a different set of coordinates.
“I haven’t seen any evidence that [neurotechnology companies] have provided that [DTC neurotechnologies] benefit anybody,” said Reiner.
Honeybees “crowdsource” data through foraging for their nectar. Because they only travel, on average, within a three kilometre radius of their hive, “they’re passively collecting particulate matter and dust, and all of that goes back to the hive with them,” said Smith.
“In order to actually determine the accuracy we need to do a much larger clinical trial first, so much more research has to be done, but we hope that we will be able to bring this device further along into making a significant impact in the future.”
Louise Dong wanted to get “some new fresh blood into this hackathon community.” As a result, she started XdHacks — a cross-disciplinary hackathon.
“We view fiction as a very viable way to put your science within the hero’s dilemma framework,” said Byers.
“Every team came out with something that worked, and it was just a matter of whose worked a bit better … this was really high-quality work done by the students,” she said.
“No woman wants to be hired just because she’s a woman. Merit always comes first, and I think that’s an important message when it comes to these topics. Everyone wants to be hired because they’re the right individual for the job,” said Wilkes.
Nesbitt added that “it’s important for cities to understand the dynamics of that so that they can prioritize it in how they manage and grow their green spaces.”
“I’m hoping that we can take the first step so that [rTMS] is a resource available for the UBC [community].”
“Sometimes healthcare providers don’t communicate [the risks of prenatal cannabis exposure], just because of the uncertainty.”
“There needs to be a dialogue that takes place between all of the stakeholders and especially the communities because ultimately, communities understand what the needs are,” Staples said.