Monthly Archives: March 2016


When you’re doing field research at the end of the earth, you count on the unexpected. Essential tools like drills fail when a replacement is 100 miles away. People get sick, blunder or descend into bickering. But if you are working in the Andes Mountains, one thing you would not […]

Tales from the volcano: When will it erupt?



In any research field, shifting a paradigm is never easy. If you’re going to try, it never hurts to continuously improve your techniques and evolve your models. And, use lasers. Rich Halberg, associate professor of medicine at the UW Carbone Cancer Center, has spent over a decade challenging the tenet […]

Shining a (laser) light on the ancestry of cancers