Science in everyday life —
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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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Self-driving fatalities are a warning sign of problems with autonomous vehicles. The fatalities are the saddest, most tragic evidence. However, there are many non-fatal accidents that could have turned fatal as well. We have previously discussed barriers to autonomous vehicle … Continue reading
Shrimp scampi is an irresistible main course that’s easy to prepare. And since we just discussed the health benefits of garlic and other allium veggies, this recipe is timely as well as tasty. Recipe: Shrimp Scampi with Linguini (Print recipe) … Continue reading
Good News for Cancer Prevention! Garlic and its cousins occupy a unique position, straddling the worlds of superstition, medicine and the culinary arts. In modern cookery, the most familiar Alliums, that is, the garlic family, are onions, garlic, scallions, shallots, … Continue reading
Beware of Under- and Over-Diagnosis! The Value of Early Dementia Testing Early dementia tests can reveal whether a loved one suffers from Alzheimer Disease or another progressive form of dementia. Some people might say: I really don’t want to … Continue reading