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Health and medicine/Diseases and disorders

Rafe Sagarin (2002-03 Congressional Fellow sponsored by Geological Society of America) applies observations of nature to issues of broad societal concern.
Subha Madhavan, Director of the Innovation Center for Biomedical Informatics at the Georgetown University Medical Center, discusses current and future applications of Big Data within the biomedical field, and the potential challenges Big Data might confer to biomedical research and patient care.
To accelerate innovation, scientists must stop seeing discovery as separate from invention and entrepreneurship, Sharp said.
Appropriators largely agreed on DHS R&D funding levels, which could reach their highest point in five years.
Most research programs would end up close to the Senate numbers and 2012 levels, but funding remains low by historical standards.