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Autism Is Much More Than A Clinical Issue

Parents of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often are frustrated, confused and scared. Healthcare professionals who treat ASD patients are also challenged. Peter Mazure is both. He is the father of a 28-year-old who suffers from ASD and also is a retired clinical psychologist.

“I understand why parents are the way they are. This isn’t just a clinical issue. It’s a personal issue,” he said.

What New Organ Did Scientists Just Discover?

For science, sometimes big discoveries are sitting there right in front of us just waiting to be found. This has caused some strange discoveries in our timeline of exploration and understanding. For example as weird as it may seem, the planet Uranus was discovered long before Antarctica, even though Antarctica has been right here on Earth this whole time. It was only a couple of years ago that we understood that four species of giraffes have been walking Africa the whole time we’ve been on Earth.

The Science of Brewing Beer

Beer isn’t just a favorite way to wash down a plate of game-night chicken wings. It’s been a part of the human experience for at least 7,000 years. In many different forms, it swept through the ancient civilizations of Egypt and China, through Europe, and onto the tables of our founding fathers to become America’s favorite alcoholic beverage.