Procrastination :: Procrastination can be explained by a single mathematical equation

A comprehensive meta-analysis of procrastination research, 10 years in the making, shows that: Most people’s New Year’s resolutions are doomed to failure; self-help books have it wrong when they say perfectionism is the root cause of procrastination, and procrastination can be explained by a single mathematical equation.

Diabetes :: Alert on Counterfeit One Touch Blood Glucose Test Strips

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is providing an update to its notifications on October 13, and October 23, 2006, alerting the public to counterfeit blood glucose test strips being sold in the US for use with various models of LifeScan, Inc., One Touch Brand Blood Glucose Monitors. These test strips are used by people with diabetes to measure their blood glucose. Today?s update includes an additional lot number that is being distributed, along with a description of how to identify the new lot.

UCLA chemist provides insights into science icon – Chemistry’s periodic table

The periodic table of chemical elements hangs in front of chemistry classrooms worldwide and is an icon for science. Yet much was unknown about its history — until now. The periodic table reflects deep truths about the elements, said Eric Scerri, a UCLA chemist and author of “The Periodic Table: Its Story and Its Significance.”