Armchair Science

Iatrogenesis in mainstream medicine versus iatrogenesis in alternative medicine

Iatrogenesis means “to bring forth (by a healer)” and generically refer to both positive and negative effects.  In practise, the term is used almost exclusively in the negative context and I shall use it thus henceforth. Consider that Iatrogenesis is the third highest cause of death in the USA. That is, deaths resulting from mainstream […]

Alka-Seltzer added to spherical water drop in microgravity

Alka-Seltzer added to spherical water drop in microgravity An amazing science experiment in under five minutes. Thanks to @Warlach for the heads-up on this one!