The following story might appear to be simply tragic … just one of those natural events that happens, but its not … its plain simple stupidly in action … LOS ANGELES — State health officials reported Thursday that California is on track to break a 55-year record for whooping cough infections in an epidemic that … Read more Stupidity leads to deaths of 9 Infants
Interesting article in Science Daily today … apparently … Plaque-causing bacteria can jailbreak from the mouth into the bloodstream and increase your risk of heart attack, says a scientist at the Society for General Microbiology’s autumn meeting in Nottingham. Professor Howard Jenkinson, from the University of Bristol explains how oral bacteria can wreak havoc if … Read more Quick, brush your teeth
The 24th Dragon*Con is coming up on Sept 3-6 in Atlanta, Georgia. Its full of fascinating stuff such as Comics, Pop Art, Lots of Fan tracks, Contests etc, and attracts about 30,000 people over a setup that is spread over four hotel convention centers. Its history goes back to 1987, and is a project of … Read more Free Vaccine Clinic at Dragon*Con!
Idiocracy is the 2006 movie in which two ordinary people get frozen for 500 years and wake up to a future where natural selection has been rather indifferent as regards intelligence. In other words, all the stupid people managed to outbreed the smart ones. The net result is a world populated entirly by illiterate alcoholic … Read more Living in the Idiocracy – No need to wait 500 years
What is truly scary these days is that some mainstream medics buy into a lot of unproven woo alternative medicine. When you seek medical care, would you really what to be given something that has never been proven to work? So how can you keep your finger on the pulse and check up on anything … Read more How to Find Science Based Medicine
Source: New York Times — Aug 6, 2010 Two research reports published Friday offer novel approaches to the age-old dream of regenerating the body from its own cells. By inactivating two genes that work to suppress tumors, a research group at Stanford University got mouse muscle cells to revert to a younger state, start dividing and … Read more Regeneration