net-life: "the pace on the treadmill has been turned up from cane-assisted to massively multiplayer intellectual marathon. The simple journey ... one of ascent & descent, has been disrupted. Only the end remains fixed. ... I don't know how old I am"
Taxpayers pony up $28 billion annually for NIH to fund medical research, resulting in 60,000 annual published studies. First beneficiaries of that knowledge aren't doctors or patients, but journals that are prohibitively expensive for many.
"Academic literature should be freely available: developing countries need access; part time ... thinkers ... journalists and the public can benefit; ... you’ve already paid for much of this stuff with your taxes ... important new ideas from humanity"
Armodafinil (Nuvigil®) is an eugeroic drug made by Cephalon, FDA-approved 6/15/2007. Clinical trials for its use in bipolar disorder, cognition in schizophrenia, excessive fatigue in Parkinson's & cancer, begin. Patent expires 2023.
The literary journal Fence, which has published both emerging and established writers such as Annie Dillard and Rick Moody since 1998, is moving from New York City to the New York State Writers Institute at the University at Albany.
You use the 140 characters to link to a 200K audio message. Think of it as Twitter meets podcasting. So I created one these messages. Click on the link to listen: http://twittergram.com/dave/audiogram001.mp3