Behavioural Design: What Urban Planners Can Learn From Sweden.

Originally posted on Selouk:
by Karishma Rajaratnam Sweden’s success in reducing its road related deaths has been a hot topic in recent months, with both the Economist blog and Fast Company featuring its successful road design. According to The Economist “Sweden’s roads have become the world’s safest”, with road deaths last year hitting a record low. Overall,…

Semliki Forest virus-mediated gene therapy of the RG2 rat glioma

Neuropathol Appl Neurobiol. 2010 Dec;36(7):648-60. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2990.2010.01110.x. [Download the paper] Semliki Forest virus-mediated gene therapy of the RG2 rat glioma. Roche FP, Sheahan BJ, O’Mara SM, Atkins GJ. AIMS: Glioblastoma multiforme is the most common and most malignant adult brain tumour. Despite numerous advances in cancer therapy there has been little change in the prognosis… Read More

Please RT: Position vacant, Professor in Neuroscience – Trinity College, the University of Dublin

Post Title: Professor in Neuroscience  Post Status: Permanent and Full-Time [view position] Post Title: Professor in Neuroscience  Post Status: Permanent and Full-Time Department/Faculty: Discipline of Physiology, School of Medicine Reports to: Head of Discipline Location: Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience Salary: This appointment will be made on the Associate Professor salary scale in line with… Read More

Email is evil* (because the cognitive tax it imposes is currently too high)

Email has become dysfunctional as a communication tool. Another morning, and another 50 overnight emails, with another 100 or so to arrive during the day. And there’s nothing special about me in this regard. Email harvesting and sales of email distribution lists is big business these days. You hire a car, or search for a… Read More