Posts Tagged: death

Remembering Stephen Hawking

Remembering Stephen Hawking

On Wednesday 14th March, the scientific community lost one of the key figures in popularising science. Stephen Hawking, cosmologist and professor at University of Cambridge, actively made science accessible to non-scientists by writing books such as “A Brief History of Time” and “The Universe in a Nutshell“. These books not only inspired many young people… Read more

The Ethical Dilemma to a Tattoo

The Ethical Dilemma to a Tattoo

A 70 year old man with an elevated blood alcohol level was taken into the Jackson Memorial Hospital emergency room in Miami when doctors found something that led them from trying to save him as quickly as possible to buying time. The man had a chest tattoo that said “Do Not Resuscitate.” The word “Not”… Read more

Our Bodies Can Randomly Catch on Fire

Our Bodies Can Randomly Catch on Fire

It’s truthfully scary to think that our bodies could randomly ignite without any apparent reason. This may sound more like a nightmare rather than anything else, however, it’s a real life scenario and several cases have been reported over the past 50 years. Spontaneous Human Combustion (SHC) is a term describing the combustion of a human body… Read more