Artificial jellyfish created from heart cells

Scientists in the US have created a free swimming artificial jellyfish. The team members built the replica using silicone as a base on which to grow heart muscle cells that were harvested from rats. They used an electric current to shock the Medusoid into swimming with synchronised contractions that mimic those of real jellyfish. The […]

Secretive Nationwide Network Gives SEIU New Organizing Muscle

The Daily Caller March 9, 2012 The politically aggressive Service Employees International Union (SEIU) has quietly created a national network of at least eight community-organizing groups, some of which function alongside the Occupy Wall Street movement, a Daily Caller investigation shows. Incorporated by the SEIU as local non-profits, the groups are waging concerted local political […]

Fake Meat Grown In Lab: Recipe For Disaster?

The quest to grow meat in a lab rather than on an animal is due to reach its climax this fall, with the first-ever culture-dish hamburger served to a celebrity taster after a $ 330,000 development effort. [It] will be created by growing bovine stem cells in a vat, transforming them into thousands of thin […]

Health Groups: Statins Linked to 300+ Negative Effects

(Activist Post)   While annual sales of statin drugs have reached 29-billion dollars a year, globally, new concerns are being raised by a broad range of health and consumer advocacy organizations around the world regarding the growing body of clinical research indicating they may be causing far greater harm than good. Despite the success of statin drugs for […]