Resources on Science And Technology

Apple CEO Tim Cook’s letter about the FBI brought forth both emotional outrage and joyful fist-pumping from the tech community. It also has brought a very public spotlight to a conflict between two great problems that plague the modern era:... Continue...

Bill Nye is not a professional scientist, but he does play one on TV. You could even consider Nye a method actor, given how seamlessly he can disappear into his “science guy” alter ego. He does it so well, in fact, that... Continue...

To the casual beachgoer, the best surfers make their highly technical sport look easy. After spotting just the right wave, these champions of the surf mount their boards and slice across the rolling sea with ease and precision, riding the... Continue...

Technology is all around us. Whether it takes the form of a smart phone, tablet, computer, or even the way we make coffee in the morning, it surrounds us daily. In the liturgy of life, from waking up in the... Continue...

The discussion of whether or not parents should vaccinate their children has been going on in some circles for years, but recent outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases in the United States have brought the conversation to a fever pitch. As Ross... Continue...

Vaccines have proven to be one of humankind’s greatest inventions and the single most powerful and effective way of reducing disease and improving global health. Here are five facts you should know about vaccines: 1. When a critical portion of... Continue...

The recent measles outbreak centered in California has brought up questions about vaccinations. You cannot turn on a traditional news source or social media outlet without seeing a related article about measles specifically or vaccination in general. In my pediatric... Continue...

A few weeks ago, Pew released new data on how Americans share their faith about their faith on social media and how much Americans consume religious content in both new (social) and old (radio/TV) media. Working in social media, I was... Continue...

World AIDS Day is held each year December 1 as an opportunity to raise awareness about the fight against HIV, show support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died from AIDS. Here are five facts... Continue...

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregiver Month.  As the number of people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s diseases continues to surge, our systems of care have struggled to meet the need.  After the initial diagnosis, care often... Continue...