In a dire drought like this one, most people aren’t worried about the connection between groundwater pumping and seismicity. Yet in addition to the slew of other ensuing problems, over pumping the Central Valley’s groundwater basic might lead to more…
When a child visits a pediatric neurologist with bad headaches, some doctors will have the child draw a picture the headache. These drawings can be surprisingly telling about the cause of the headaches, especially when the child suffers from migraine. The following video shows pictures that children have drawn of their own migraine headaches.
Images are reproduced with permission from Pediatrics, Vol. 109, Page(s) 460-472, Copyright 2002 by the AAP; Journal of Child Neurology, Vol. 23 Page(s) 184-191; Archivos Argentinos de Pediatría, Vol. 106 Page(s) 11-18. Courtesy of Maria S. Mosquera and Garbriel H. Martino; Journal of Child Neurology, Vol. 20, Page(s) 809-813; by Sasha Wolff from Grand Rapids (Can’t Concentrate: 14/365) [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons; National Institutes of Health and D. Sharon Pruitt from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, USA [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons.
For tens of thousands of years, dogs have been part of the human community. Recent research suggests they were first domesticated by European hunter-gatherers between 18,800 and 32,100 years ago, but it’s also possible dogs were domesticated earlier elsewhere around the globe. Domestication might even have arisen simultaneously in different human populations. After all, people always have garbage. And according to Brian Hare of Duke University’s Canine Cognition Center, it was trash that brought us together with man’s best friend.