Tag Archives: identity

Connectome: How the brain’s wiring makes us who we are

Sebastian Seung RSA Rising star in the field of neuroscience Sebastian Seung argues that our identity lies not in our genes but in the connections between our brain cells — and he describes the monumental task of mapping these “connectomes”, … Continue reading

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Vital protection or sinister addition to our surveillance society? The spy camera hidden in traffic wardens’ ID badges

Martin Delgado Daily Mail It looks like a standard identity badge, giving the traffic warden’s number and confirming that he is an officer of the local council. But a closer examination of the card pinned to the warden’s jacket reveals … Continue reading

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DNA analysis shows huge genetic diversity in tumours

Fergus Walsh BBC News aking a sample from one part of a tumour may not reveal its full genetic identity, according to research by scientists from Cancer Research UK (CRUK). They carried out the first genome-wide analysis of the genetic … Continue reading

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Self-Acceptance – The Ultimate Seduction – The Ultimate Victory

Dr. Raymond Comeau Self Esteem Blog “A man who is master of himself can end a sorrow as easily as he can invent a pleasure. I don’t want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use … Continue reading

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EDITORIAL: Global warming’s desperate caper

Washington Times For believers in a science that supposedly is “settled,” global-warming advocates are awfully concerned about the need to silence dissent. Last week, the ethics chairman for the American Geophysical Union resigned in disgrace over his role in a … Continue reading

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Native Farmers in Mexico Help Drive Local Eco-Friendly Farming

Emilio Godoy Nation of Change The largely invisible work of small local groups of indigenous farmers in Mexico who are spearheading the defense of their territory and identity and of native seeds is strengthening ecologically sound family farming, experts say. … Continue reading

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World’s biggest biometric ID scheme forges ahead

BBC News The world’s largest biometric identity exercise, which is taking place in India, is well on its way to reaching its target of half the country’s population, reports the BBC’s Sanjoy Majumder. Jahangirpuri is one of the biggest slums … Continue reading

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Cartels Targeting Police in Ciudad Juárez

Source: New American As cartel-related violence continues virtually unabated in Mexico’s Ciudad Juárez, thousands of police officers in that city of 1.3 million people have fled their homes and now must live in hotels to conceal their identity. The government-funded … Continue reading

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Sweet Baby Girl Dies After Vaccination and Parents Being Gagged

Source: VacTruth As we begin the New Year it appears that another vaccine tragedy is unfolding. Many of us are aware that the year 2011 closed with blood on its hands after a baby girl died just hours after the … Continue reading

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Goodbye Roll Call, Hello RFIDs

Source: IEEE For some reason, I have vivid memories of roll call from elementary school. It was a daily drill that gave each student a chance to rehearse his identity by riffing on the word “here!” Whether you sang it … Continue reading

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