Posted By: Paul   |   14th of February, 2011   |   PA vs MD   |   0 Comments

The Good News for Women about Physician Assistant Careers

I’ve been asked a few times by readers about how welcoming the physician assistant profession is to women.  My answer: very. But First, the Good New for Both Genders A quick look at the Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition, published by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics makes the good news for all of us…

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Posted By: Paul   |   24th of September, 2010   |   Learning Resources   |   4 Comments

Antibiotics Without Resistance?

Hey, everybody.  I’m posting an awesome video lecture by a researcher named Bonnie Bassler.  Bassler is a molecular biologist at Princeton University.  In 2001, she discovered that bacteria use a form of group communication that researchers now call quorum sensing.  It’s like birds in a flock somehow knowing which way to turn all at once. …

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