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Brain study finds what eases pain of financial loss

Kate Kelland Reuters Financial market traders and keen gamblers take note. Scientists have found that a chemical in the region of the brain involved in sensory and reward systems is crucial to whether people simply brush off the pain of … Continue reading

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The Great Capitalist Heist: How Paris Hilton’s Dogs Ended Up Better Off Than You

Alternet Elites say that we need inequality to encourage the rich to invest and the creative to invent. That’s working out well — for 1% pooches. Editor’s Note: When harmful beliefs plague a population, you can bet that the 1% … Continue reading

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The Brave New World vs 1984 debate

Michael Cook BioEdge Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World is a touchstone for much commentary on contemporary bioethical debates, from moral enhancement to genetic engineering to assisted reproduction. Published in 1933, its vision now seems prophetic – at least in some … Continue reading

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Medical Journal Article: 14,000 U.S. Deaths Tied to Fukushima Reactor Disaster Fallout

Source: PRNewswire An estimated 14,000 excess deaths in the United States are linked to the radioactive fallout from the disaster at the Fukushima nuclear reactors in Japan, according to a major new article in the December 2011 edition of the … Continue reading

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NZ Food Security

We predict that the Honorable Kate Wilkinson may do a shifty over her pledge to amend the Food Bill so it doesn’t include seeds for growing under the definition “food”. Wilkinson promised to Amend the Bill using a Supplementary Order … Continue reading

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The New Face of Psychiatry

Source: The New American To ensure that psychiatry “permeate every educational activity of national life” and “infiltrate the professional and social activities of [all] people” was a global goal that originated with British Brigadier General Dr. John Rawlings Rees in … Continue reading

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