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Six companies are about to merge into the biggest farm-business oligopoly in history

Six companies are about to merge into the biggest farm-business oligopoly in history

We all know how keen farming companies are on the rights of the world’s other inhabitants. From bees and CCD, to manufacturing sterile cereal crops. Monsanto and it’s palls have decided they’re not making enough money in competition. They need to band together to take on man and the planet’s innate rights. This article looks at the scary world of those genetic/farm giants, taken from Qz.com. Big farms are about to get a lot bigger. With six agricultural giants on…

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Scientists identify brain hormones responsible for hunger

Scientists identify brain hormones responsible for hunger

This week, Tesco banned Ribena and Capri-Sun drinks from it’s shelves. Obesity is just a growing thing in the UK. It’s not a new thing. What’s new is that the industry is seen as safe and not regulated. Since regulation of tobacco, and the rise of the supermarkets, consumers have had sugar rammed down throats. Literally. With 23.1% of people being overweight, the UK is now officially the FATTEST country in Europe. (Visited 6 times, 1 visits today)Related Posts Six…

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Hottest June in history – June 2015

Hottest June in history – June 2015

While the weather is cold and windy in blighty. Other places on the planet are experiencing record, or near record temperatures. This may be record high, record low – record precipitation, record levels of ice build up or ice melting. Makes for interesting reading. Source:- Quartz. Temperatures across the globe last month were higher than any previous June since record-keeping began in 1880. Three meteorological agencies have concluded that June 2015 was the warmest June ever recorded, and that 2015 is on track to…

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Five for-profit companies control more than 50% of academic publishing

Five for-profit companies control more than 50% of academic publishing

Just backs up what I was saying in my previous post about the worrying stranglehold corporatism has on the science community. Taken from Quartz (Visited 2 times, 1 visits today)Related Posts Six companies are about to merge into the biggest … We all know how keen farming companies are on the rights of the world’s other inhabitants. From bees and CCD, to manufacturing sterile cereal crops… Scientists identify brain hormones responsible for… This week, Tesco banned Ribena and Capri-Sun drinks…

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Corruption of science – Can’t scientists believe in science anymore?

Corruption of science – Can’t scientists believe in science anymore?

The future is corruption. Most of us know this… Measuring worth Since the early days of the Egyptian civilization, they used to measure the good deeds you had done in feathers, to bestow easy passage to the afterlife. These feathers were used to balance against the other deeds in your life. The more the feathers weighed, the more value you had as a ‘person’. It was called the Feathers of Ma’at, they were used to measure all peoples worth. Nowadays,…

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Brain to Brain Interfaced have arrived

Brain to Brain Interfaced have arrived

In a stunning first for neuroscience, researchers have created an electronic link between the brains of two rats, and demonstrated that signals from the mind of one can help the second solve basic puzzles in real time — even when those animals are separated by thousands of miles. Here’s how it works. An “encoder” rat in Natal, Brazil, trained in a specific behavioral task, presses a lever in its cage it knows will earn it a reward. A brain implant…

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Global Warming – Where science meets Politics

Global Warming – Where science meets Politics

This article is the property of Michael Crichton.com , I’ll probably get in trouble for lifting it.It’s worth a read if for nothing apart to remember how people used to think. “Aliens Cause Global Warming” A lecture by Michael CrichtonCalifornia Institute of TechnologyPasadena, CAJanuary 17, 2003 My topic today sounds humorous but unfortunately I am serious. I am going to argue that extraterrestrials lie behind global warming. Or to speak more precisely, I will argue that a belief in extraterrestrials…

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