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Earl Scime, chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy, said humanity’s first attempt to detect signs of alien life started 55 years ago in West Virginia University's backyard and is one of the only places in the world that an unprecedented reinvigoration of the search can continue. See his commentary here: http://wvutoday.wvu.edu/n/2015/07/21/wvu-expert-provides-commentary-on-100-million-search-for-extraterrestrial-intelligence-at-green-bank-telescope.
Dr. Alvin Moss said the newly proposed Medicare benefit to reimburse doctors for conversations about end-of-life care will simultaneously improve the quality of health care and reduce its costs, but now physicians need to be trained on how to conduct these discussions. See his commentary here: http://wvutoday.wvu.edu/n/2015/07/13/wvu-expert-offers-commentary-on-new-medicare-plans-to-pay-for-end-of-life-counseling.
End-of-Life Care, Health Ethics, Advance Care Planning, Advance Directives, Dialysis Ethics
Space weather, Space Plasma, Nonlinear Dynamics, Plasma physics