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    IARC Stands Alone Insisting Glyphosate Must Be Dangerous
    ECHA, the European Chemicals Agency, has released findings from its Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) which concluded that glyphosate (e.g. Roundup, by the agriculture company Monsanto, though it's been off-patent for 17 years) is not a carcinogen, nor is it a mutagen, nor is it toxic for reproduction ...
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    Why I Wouldn't Fly With SpaceX To The Moon As Soon As 2018 - If They Paid Me A Billion Dollars
    I think the chances of the SpaceX mission around the Moon going ahead on schedule in 2018 is tiny. But on the remote chance it does, I would not fly on that mission, if you paid me a billion dollars. The problem is that they have to rely on many innovations working just right that are hardly tested ...
    By Robert Walker
    The Redundancy Of Freud's Divide Between Psychiatry And Neurology
    Neurological and psychiatric conditions both involve the brain, but are treated very differently. Put simply, neurologists are trained to deal with the “brain” and psychiatrists to deal with the “mind”. Neurologists and psychiatrists formally parted company in the late 19th century. Ever ...
    By The Conversation
    Cystic Fibrosis And The Mechanism Of Mucus
    People with cystic fibrosis suffer repeated lung infections because their airway mucus is too thick and sticky to keep bacteria, viruses, and other pathogens from causing chronic infection. How mucus becomes abnormal in cystic fibrosis airways has never been fully understood, but a new study ...
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    Sorry Environmentalists, DNA Causes 66% Of Cancers
    If you read the claims of environmental groups, trace levels of chemicals are the source of most cancers, even if they are well below harmful levels, due to vague claims of "bioaccumulation." If you read the recent claims of the EPA, air pollution is causing acute deaths, even though the United ...
    By News Staff
    We Need To Reinvent Primary Care
    Politicians are arguing with each other about health care. One side is yelling that people have coverage, even if they can't afford to use it and twice as many people will lose than ever got it. Another side claims emergency room visits and pediatric care are a luxury.What is clear is that something ...
    By News Staff
    Are Federal Nutrition Guidelines Realistic? Only Rich Pregnant Women Can Meet Them
    The numerous nutrition guidelines promoted by the U.S. federal government are obeyed by just 2 percent of Americans. If only 2 percent of any population can obey your guidelines, they are a nutritional wishlist created by groups of experts promoting their diet fads, not evidence-based information ...
    By News Staff
    Like Your Nose? Thank Climate Changes
    A new paper claims the size and shape of your nose evolved in response to local climate conditions. The nose is one of our distinctive facial features. It conditions the air we breathe so it is warm and moist when it reaches the lungs, which helps prevent infections. And that may be why  ...
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    What 92 Percent Of NYT Cookbooks Fail To Tell You
    Cookbooks are popular. Cookbooks are instructional.But they are woefully lacking information about a vital thing - food safety. An analysis of 1,497 recipes from 29 cookbooks that appeared on the New York Times best sellers list for food and diet books, all of which included handling raw animal ...
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    Jews And Aspergerian Racists Dancing Around The Oven
    “Not only a new kind of community but a new kind of man comes into history with the development of the Jews.” (H.G. Wells:“A Short History of the World” Chapter 22 “Priests and Prophets in Judea”, 1922)Racism, “a new kind of man”, written by one of the brightest minds who did no ...
    By Sascha Vongehr
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