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

A 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 […]

Scientists Warn Geo-Engineering Can Kill Billions of People

By Cassandra AndersonOctober 2, 2012 Geo-engineering is an umbrella term for deliberate climate intervention that includes spraying the sky with aerosols to reflect solar radiation away from Earth in order to cool the planet and to save the environment and humanity from the effects of supposedly man-made global warming.  There is evidence that this program […]

Ian Crane Interview: ‘Fracking Nightmare in the UK’

“21st Century Wire says…Fracking…What is it? Who’s doing it? Who’s trying to stop it? All of the above are very important questions, and UK researcher and public speaker, Ian Crane, is hot on the case and travelling around Britain in an attempt to warn the public about what he believes is the most risky, half-baked […]

Seismologists warn Japan against nuclear restart

ShareThis Seismologists warn Japan against nuclear restart 26 Jun 2012 Two prominent seismologists said on Tuesday that Japan is ignoring the safety lessons of last year’s Fukushima crisis and warned against restarting two reactors next month. Japan has approved the restart of the two reactors at the Kansai Electric Power Ohi nuclear plant, northwest of […]

Senate Republicans Warn IRS Against Scrutiny of Tea Party

By Jonathan D. Salant, BusinessWeek.com Senate Republicans today expressed concern that the Internal Revenue Service was singling out Tea Party groups for extra scrutiny in deciding whether to grant them tax-exempt status. “It is critical that the public have confidence that federal tax compliance efforts are pursued in a fair, even- handed, and transparent manner […]

Witchcraft is growing threat to children in Britain, warn police

The warning was issued as a couple from the Democratic Republic of Congo were found guilty of murdering the woman’s 15-year-old brother during an “exorcism ceremony”. The Metropolitan Police yesterday said it had investigated 83 “faith-based” child abuse cases involving witchcraft in the past 10 years but believed it was still an “under-reported, hidden crime”. […]

Medical Tattoos Offer Important Health Information

Tattoos have long served as fashion statements, but a small number of Americans are now relying on them for a more practical, potentially lifesaving purpose: to warn first responders about important medical conditions. Some medical tattoos are being used to take the place of bracelets that commonly list a person’s allergies, chronic diseases or even […]