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The US Military Wants To ‘Microchip’ Troops

Robert Johnson Business Insider DARPA is at it again. This time, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has announced plans to create nanochips for monitoring troops health on the battlefield. Kate Knibbs at Mobiledia reports the sensors are targeted at preventing … Continue reading

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Cognitive Dissonance and its Impact on the Individual – Part 1

“Sometimes people hold a core belief that is very strong. When they are presented with evidence that works against that belief, the new evidence cannot be accepted. It would create a feeling that is extremely uncomfortable, called cognitive dissonance. And … Continue reading

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A Comparative Study of Allowable Pesticide Residue Levels on Produce in the United States

Source: Globalization & Health Background The U.S. imports a substantial and increasing portion of its fruits and vegetables. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration currently inspects less than one percent of import shipments. While countries exporting to the U.S. are … Continue reading

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Do we need a morality pill?

Source: BioEdge Princeton bioethicist Peter Singer and a research assistant, Agata Sagan, proposed a “morality pill” in a column in the New York Timesthis week. They speculate that moral behaviour is at least in part biochemically determined. Hence, it should … Continue reading

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