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Sum of the parts? How our brains see men as people and women as body parts

Sarah Gervais EurekAlert Study finds that both genders process images of men, women differently. When casting our eyes upon an object, our brains either perceive it in its entirety or as a collection of its parts. Consider, for instance, photo … Continue reading

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The roar of the crowd

The Economist Crowdsourcing is transforming the science of psychology ACCORDING to Joseph Henrich and his colleagues at the University of British Columbia, most undergraduates are WEIRD. Those who teach them might well agree. But Dr Henrich did not intend the … Continue reading

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Potent protein heals wounds, boosts immunity and protects from cancer

Dr. Hans Vogel EurekAlert Special issue on disease fighting properties of lactoferrin Ottawa, Ontario (April 30, 2012)–Lactoferrin is an important iron-binding protein with many health benefits. The major form of this powerful protein, is secreted into human biofluids (e.g. milk, … Continue reading

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Call for compulsory contraception

Marco Hochgemuth RNW The Netherlands needs legal provisions to allow compulsory contraception for serious drug addicts, psychiatric patients and the mentally handicapped. That’s the controversial argument being made by Queen Beatrix’s brother-in-law Pieter van Vollenhoven, former head of the Dutch … Continue reading

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Fracking may be banned in France

Source: RT France may impose a ban on hydraulic fracking, citing health concerns as a danger to the people and the environment. Research hasn’t’ determined the practice to be safe, and as risks abound, where does America stand on the … Continue reading

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Nervous system manipulation by electromagnetic fields from monitors

Source: US Patent Physiological effects have been observed in a human subject in response to stimulation of the skin with weak electromagnetic fields that are pulsed with certain frequencies near 1/2 Hz or 2.4 Hz, such as to excite a … Continue reading

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Homeopathy is worthless… says an expert in the subject as he claims it is unethical to prescribe treatments on NHS

Fiona MacRae Daily Mail Homeopathic potions do not work and it is unethical to give them on the NHS, a leading  scientist has claimed. Edzard Ernst, a professor of  complementary medicine, also described the logic behind homeopathy as bizarre and … Continue reading

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Beyond Treason: Depleted Uranium & Anthrax Vaccines

Department of Defense documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act expose the horrific underworld of the disposable army mentality and the government funded experimentation upon US citizens conducted without their knowledge or consent. Is the United States knowingly using … Continue reading

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Study: Impulsive kids play more video games

Lisa S. Bowen EurekAlert More gaming leads to more impulsivity, attention difficulties. WASHINGTON – Impulsive children with attention problems tend to play more video games, while kids in general who spend lots of time video gaming may also develop impulsivity … Continue reading

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Ghana’s law on GM foods finally gets Presidential Assent

Ghana Business News The Biosafety Act which has spent four years in Parliament has finally received Presidential Assent, thus becoming a complete law. The Law, from the Biosafety Act, 831, 2011 will enable Ghana to allow the application of biotechnology … Continue reading

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