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Entries from March 2010

Tribune investigation takes first place

March 22nd, 2010 · 8 Comments · Kudos

Tweet A year-long investigation by Trine Tsouderos and Patricia Callahan into questionable autism treatments has earned the Chicago Tribune a first place in the Awards for Excellence in Health Care Journalism. The series was kicked off in March, 2009, with “Dubious Medicine”, which you can read here. It exposed the father-son team of Mark and […]

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Rebooting Brain Science at the Allen Institute

March 10th, 2010 · No Comments · Kudos

Tweet Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen made his fortune helping to create the operating system used on most of the world’s personal computers. But these days his interest lies in a far more complex operating system: the 20,000 or so genes that create the self-aware tangle of neurons we call the human brain. The team at […]

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