— The opioid crisis has become a national emergency. Overdose is now the leading cause of death for Americans under 50— worse than car crashes or gun violence. But the epidemic is more than just numbers. And to understand it, you have to go to the communities that it’s tearing… Continue Reading This Librarian Has Become a First Responder to Opioid Overdoses | World of Hurt | (HBO)

We started this project back in even 2005 where we had the idea of measuring an optical property with the needle but all the time we were doing it we were thinking we really want to be developing an imaging device you want to be able to put the needle… Continue Reading Microscope-in-a-needle wins national award

Being a citizen of the European Union means that many aspects of our lives are regulated by a weird entity. It feels like a huge bureaucracy is making decisions over our heads. Many Europeans think that their vote in the EU elections doesn’t count, and that the EU is not… Continue Reading Is the EU Democratic? Does Your Vote Matter?

Acupuncture and Electroacupuncture A female acupuncturist greets and discusses treatment with a reclining male patient. The acupuncturist inserts two acupuncture needles into points on the left hand of the patient and stimulates the points by twisting and flicking the ends of the needles. Using a swab, the acupuncturist cleans the… Continue Reading Acupuncture and Electroacupuncture

Very important in the kung fu is the development of the internal energy. Shi Xing Peng will demonstrate how he can move a car using a spear which is placed against his throat.

>>Narrator: Acupuncture has been practiced in China and other Asia countries for thousands of years and it is one of the key components of traditional Chinese medicine. In recent decades, acupuncture has become popular in the United States. The theory in traditional Chinese medicine is the disease results from the… Continue Reading What Happens During an Acupuncture Session?