This is a transcript of today's '60 second Science' podcast from Scientific American.
"When it comes to saving lives, a personal touch can sometimes work better than drugs alone. That’s what researchers in Uganda found, in a study published in the journal the Lancet. Scientists studied the efficacy of home visits to AIDS patients in rural areas that aren’t served by clinics. Lay workers with no clinical training visited patients weekly to provide potent anti-AIDS… Continue
Added by Phil on March 25, 2008 at 1:21pm —
I want to describe a piece of remarkably effective communication. I know that it is effective because just 2 messages have changed my behaviour and I am confident that those 2 messages have changed my behaviour for ever. I've been talking about this with a variety of people over the last few weeks and I've been trying to understand what it means for how the Constellation communicates.
I got the first message from a poster. As far as I can remember it was a simple black text on a… Continue
I'm getting ready to participate in a SALT visit this morning. It is the third time we visit the Schaller school with teenagers with a physical handicap.
This time it is quite special because we go with a friend of Mimi who is paralyzed. BUT he's a lawyer and he grew up in Congo! Mimi always says that when you talk to him for 5 min, you forget his handicap...
We'll talk about their common dream and make some drawings. I'll post some pictures!