Yeah. It totally could according to classical conditioning. If we connect the scent scent of coffee with wakefulness then there is the possibility that it will produce that state even when we aren't drinking coffee. Its actually very plausible. The other scents I am not so sure about.
Did some work with a couple of species of Arabdopsis last summer. The lab sequenced one of genes that the plant uses for glycolysis and compared it across several different species as part of a phylogenetic study. It was a joint effort between our lab and a lady in South Africa.
Does this mean that religion is a placebo?
I feel the stories are good especially the third book (Holy crap! I love that book.) The 4th and beyond not so much. I find that I hate the lurching pace of the narrative because of Douglas Adam's jokes getting in the way. As an alternative, I posit John Scalzi's Fuzzy Nation. He writes very funny science fiction stories.
No. It is very emphatically about the addiction. They don't want get high again.
There are areas where you can do good science with dimestore materials Which ones would those be? I am curious. Can you elaborate?
Was "I *do* XXX" a Freudian slip when talking about internet related productivity problems?
Funny. If only I had mod points.
Farmers in the US ran a telegraph network over barbwire in the late 1800s or early 1900s (can't quite remember which). From The Information James Gleick
Cancer used to be a total death sentence, but now it is not. It required large amount of intricate research that turned into drugs like Gleevec which treat chronic myeloid leukemia as well as other cancers. Drugs that work on turning on or off cellular communication pathways are just over the horizon.
Out of curiosity, why are you so offended by his cowardice?
You are not your IQ.
there was some way to see where people search, like a record stored in a device stored between a computer and the internet. Oh wait there is: its called a cable or DSL modem.
The US should have to do everything or be brought into everything. They gots their own problems.
Oprah is useless and misguided. For example http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOyqpKXJBXw. Tad bit hard to look at. She goes on in the show about how she wants to help Rudine then proceeds to do absolutely nothing of help and Rudine dies.