Alvaro Morocho

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Why Your Future Vaccination Might Not Be A Shot

Vaccines don't always make it into the people who need them the most. Many require a syringe and a needle to enter the bloodstream and create immunity. And that means a doctor or nurse has to do the job.<p>But with if a vaccine could be delivered by simply applying a patch?That's Mark Prausnitz's …

Public Health

'Thank God for Cellphone Video Cameras'

The vast technological change which has helped make a movement possible<p>On Monday night, William Murphy, Jr., held a press conference in a West Baltimore church. Murphy is a long-time Baltimore lawyer—he cameoed as himself on <i>The Wire</i>—and he is now the attorney to the family of Freddie Gray. Gray …

Justice

Rubella (German measles) eradicated from Americas

<b>North and South America have become the first regions of the world to eradicate rubella, or German measles, after no home-grown cases in five years.</b><p>The virus - spread by sneezes or coughs - can lead to serious birth defects if contracted by pregnant women.<p>Up to 20,000 children were born with …

Public Health

Obama on Baltimore: Violent Rioters ‘Need to Be Treated as Criminals’

Pres­id­ent Obama on Tues­day af­ter­noon con­demned the vi­ol­ence and loot­ing in Bal­timore after the fu­ner­al of a 25-year-old black man, who …

Justice

Police use smoke grenades, pepper balls during Baltimore protest

A line of police behind riot shields hurled tear gas canisters and fired pepper balls at as many as 200 protesters Tuesday night to enforce a citywide curfew, imposed after the worst outbreak of rioting in Baltimore since 1968.<p>Demonstrators threw bottles at police and picked up the canisters and …

Tribunal revoca auto de formal prisión de esposa de Abarca

Un tribunal federal revocó el auto de formal prisión dictado contra María de los Ángeles Pineda Villa, esposa del ex alcalde de Iguala, José Luis Abarca Velázquez, porque el tribunal que confirmó el auto de formal prisión en su contra no tomó en cuenta pruebas de descargo que ella ofreció.<p>A pesar …

Why you should root for a robot to take your doctor’s job

You don’t have to look far to find concerns about how technology will steal our jobs. It’s been widely noticed that automation is making machines more powerful and shortening the list of current jobs that only a human can do.<p>Over the weekend, I read Martin Ford‘s new book, Rise of the Robots, which …

Health Care

ELLE España

Prada vuelve a conquistar Milán con una colorida colección en la que destacan los trajes al estilo azafata de neopreno en vibrantes tonos y el tweed …