Category Archives: Research

The Burning Means it’s Working. A Pioneer of Antiseptics and Micriobiology, Dr. Joseph Lister.

Take a swig.  Slowly let the burning sensation take control of your senses.  Don’t give up yet, you’ve only ten more seconds of minty fresh torture to endure.  You spit it out two seconds early, but seriously, who’s counting, surely

The Burning Means it’s Working. A Pioneer of Antiseptics and Micriobiology, Dr. Joseph Lister.

Take a swig.  Slowly let the burning sensation take control of your senses.  Don’t give up yet, you’ve only ten more seconds of minty fresh torture to endure.  You spit it out two seconds early, but seriously, who’s counting, surely

All the Arms We Need, A Doctor to the French Resistance.

Why is it, on occasion, that the most remarkable people are the ones we so easily forget with the passing of time?  Such is the case of Dr. Sumner Waldron Jackson, his wife, Toquette, and their only son, Phillip. Sumner’s

All the Arms We Need, A Doctor to the French Resistance.

Why is it, on occasion, that the most remarkable people are the ones we so easily forget with the passing of time?  Such is the case of Dr. Sumner Waldron Jackson, his wife, Toquette, and their only son, Phillip. Sumner’s

The Closest Parasitic Friend You Never Knew You Had, Trypanorhyncha (TRIP-AN-OR-INK-UHH).

William S. Burroughs once philosophically pondered, “Which came first, the intestine or the tapeworm?”  While philosophers are off somewhere hotly debating the topic, one thing is for certain; they were born in the same household, and they certainly grew up

The Closest Parasitic Friend You Never Knew You Had, Trypanorhyncha (TRIP-AN-OR-INK-UHH).

William S. Burroughs once philosophically pondered, “Which came first, the intestine or the tapeworm?”  While philosophers are off somewhere hotly debating the topic, one thing is for certain; they were born in the same household, and they certainly grew up

Architectural Digestive System, or Perhaps the Visual System

Please do not let the absurd title fool you; there is a certain truth to it.  In a recent guest lecture given by Lincoln Johnson in the Developmental Neurobiology course at the University of California, Santa Barbara, as he was

Architectural Digestive System, or Perhaps the Visual System

Please do not let the absurd title fool you; there is a certain truth to it.  In a recent guest lecture given by Lincoln Johnson in the Developmental Neurobiology course at the University of California, Santa Barbara, as he was

The Dangerous Game of Innovative Architecture

Arthur C. Clarke once wrote, “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.”  When imagining what it must have been like to be a Roman citizen in 126 AD, looking up at the dome of the Pantheon must have appeared

The Dangerous Game of Innovative Architecture

Arthur C. Clarke once wrote, “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.”  When imagining what it must have been like to be a Roman citizen in 126 AD, looking up at the dome of the Pantheon must have appeared

Architecture: The Bridge Between Landscape & Memory

Pearl S. Buck once said, “If you want to understand today, you have to search yesterday.”  This statement speaks volumes regarding humanity’s pursuit of history and historical identity.  The issue at hand specifically seeks to grasp architecture’s role in the

Architecture: The Bridge Between Landscape & Memory

Pearl S. Buck once said, “If you want to understand today, you have to search yesterday.”  This statement speaks volumes regarding humanity’s pursuit of history and historical identity.  The issue at hand specifically seeks to grasp architecture’s role in the

A Model to be Emulated: Santa Barbara Street Medicine

As a biology student at the University of California, Santa Barbara, I have had the privilege of experiencing a number of fascinating and unique courses, none more inspiring than the Underserved Medicine Seminar.  The seminar, put on by the bright folks

A Model to be Emulated: Santa Barbara Street Medicine

As a biology student at the University of California, Santa Barbara, I have had the privilege of experiencing a number of fascinating and unique courses, none more inspiring than the Underserved Medicine Seminar.  The seminar, put on by the bright folks