100,000 invited to post their genomes online – in the name of science

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TweetYumA hundred thousand British volunteers could have their genetic information available to anyone in the world. Some scientists warn the Personal Genome Project may be a step too far for confidentiality. The project is US-based and allows people to find out more about their genetic profiles, plus contribute to advances in medical science. Volunteers from […]

Bird Flu Researchers Push to Make Virus More Deadly

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TweetYumIn a letter published today in the nation’s two most prestigious scientific journals — Science and Nature — bird flu researchers say they need to perform research on the H7N9 virus that would make it more dangerous. The researchers say that’s necessary in order to prepare for its possible spread between humans [because they’re obviously […]

Less than 24 hours left for Lost Secrets of Ancient America part 2 Fundraiser

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TweetYumIn the last year or so, my wife and I have moved a bit beyond just investigating the common geopolitical turmoil many sites like ours cover. Potential war with countries like Syria plague the mainstream feeds and alternative news alike but as I have come to know, it’s whats not being talked about and kept […]

Scientists urge unis to axe alternative medicine courses

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TweetYumMore than 400 doctors, medical researchers and scientists have formed a powerful lobby group to pressure universities to close down alternative medicine degrees. Almost one in three Australian universities now offer courses in some form of alternative therapy or complementary medicine, including traditional Chinese herbal medicine, chiropractics, homeopathy, naturopathy, reflexology and aromatherapy. But the new […]

Australia attempts to enact scientific dictatorship at universities by banishing alternative medicine courses

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TweetYumSelf-proclaimed advocates of “science-based” medicine are hard at work trying to eliminate government funding for any form of medical education or treatment that is not conventional in nature. The Sydney Morning Herald reports that a new lobbying group of 400 “doctors, medical researchers, and scientists,” collectively known as “Friends of Science in Medicine” (FSM), is […]