If you enjoyed Jared Diamond’s Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Society you may want to check out his latest work Upheaval. Watch the brief interview with Bill Gates to get a sense of what Diamond learned during the research and writing his new piece.

Here are a few other things that peaked my interest this week:

Stanford engineers develop an efficient prosthetic foot.

Two types of drugs you may want to avoid for the sake of your brain via Harvard Women’s Health Watch.

The Lancet releases a new series on Gender Equality, Norms, and Health.

Can tech objectively assess pain? via Wired.

UBC is hosting #Congressh next week!

Steroids can reduce lung cancer risk in COPD patients via UBC.

Augmented reality app teaches empathy via UBC.

Ottawa2020 registration and abstracts are now open! Consider submitting an abstract on your Scholar Project 🙂

What’s the best way to reheat coffee? And if you insist on using a microwave, here’s what you need to know.

We have our Pub & Papers 2019: Scholar & Preceptor Appreciation Evening next week! Looking forward to the event!

Have a great weekend!

Jacqueline

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