Science in everyday life —
news, comment & fiction
I’m Art Chester. I write about technology: surprises from the world of science, and their practical application in everyday life. I also write fiction about life in the research lab.
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A Psychological Perspective… No-Vax reasons puzzle everyone I know. We understand misinformation. We understand making decisions that harmonize with friends and family. And we understand saying “no” to vaccines as a protest against many other things that cause us despair … Continue reading
Frequency Lowering versus Speech Synthesis… The ideal hearing aid is the goal of today’s blog. It’s a follow-on to the previous blog, in which we explained why most hearing aids are so inadequate. Here are the major sections: – The … Continue reading
The Shaky State of Available Options… A hearing aid is probably in your future, if you live long enough. And perhaps, even in your present! This blog shares my misadventures with a hearing aid and explains why the need is … Continue reading
Our Words Can Heal Others… “Person First” is shorthand for a special way to talk about chronic disease. In fact, about anything that makes another person’s life more difficult, day by day or year by year. The idea is, when … Continue reading