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How Much Influence Does Your Neanderthal DNA Have Over You? Standard

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Co-Founder, Legacy Bio-Naturals   Every human alive today has between 1 and 5 percent Neanderthal DNA in them. Thanks to the sequencing of the Neanderthal genome in 2010, the genetic tree connecting us extends from the areas of Croatia, Germany and Caucasus. Interestingly, when Neanderthal sequences gather around genes , they affect skin, hair, fat metabolism, and the risk of type 2 diabetes, cirrhosis, Crohn’s disease, and even smoking addiction. And thanks to researchers from Vanderbilt University looking at how Neanderthal DNA influenced the genome. In addition they were focused on the associations…

Women Account For 70% of Assisted Suicides in the Netherlands Standard

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Co-Founder, Legacy Bio-Naturals   Psychiatric researchers working with the National Institutes of Health have published a study regarding euthanasia practices in the Netherlands, showing a need for concern when it comes to mentally ill patients choosing assisted suicide. Scott Kim, psychiatrist and bioethicist for the NIH and co-author of the study, commented on the “expansive law [in Belgium and the Netherlands] that doesn’t regard diagnosis as important”, leaving a door open for psychiatric patients to apply for euthanasia. Using reviews from committees posted online in 2015, Kim’s team analyzed data from 66 Dutch…

From LA to Ferguson: When Cops Get Caught Behaving Badly Standard

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Co-Founder, Legacy Bio-Naturals   There has much ado in the news about how corrupt the police agencies in America have become. That is why evidence of wrong doing is so precious, and in Los Angeles Lee Baca, a retired LA County Sheriff, provided just that . Baca pleaded guilty to lying to federal investigators about being involved with the assault of an agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigators (FBI) after denying that fact for years. The retired sheriff entered a plea agreement into federal court, admitting to lying about Operation Pandora’s Box…

How the Internet of Things is Used by Spies, Hackers & Everyone Else Standard

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Co-Founder, Legacy Bio-Naturals   When it comes to honesty, it might not get any better than this. James Clapper, director of National Intelligence, recently told the Senate: “In the future, intelligence services might use the [Internet of things] for identification, surveillance, monitoring, location tracking, and targeting for recruitment, or to gain access to networks or user credentials.” Motion, orientation, and magnetic fields cam be monitored by sensors in smartphones and fitness trackers. The data can be transferred over the internet. Gus Hun, chief technology officer for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), explained the…

How Does a Happy Meal Still Look the Same Nearly a Decade Later? Standard

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Susanne Posel, Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Co-Founder, Legacy Bio-Naturals   As things on the internet go, a viral picture is becoming common place, but when Jennifer Lovdahi posted a still of a Happy Meal she purchased in 2010 to Facebook, social media made a gasp. This is because the food had hardly changed over 6 years. Lovdahi wrote : “[It] has not rotted, moulded, or decomposed at all!!! It smells only of cardboard. We did this experiment to show our patients how unhealthy this “food” is. Especially for our growing children!! There are so many chemicals in this food! Choose…

Meet the Hilarious New Robot That Freaked Out the Internet Standard

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Co-Founder, Legacy Bio-Naturals   Robotics researchers from the University of California at Berkley (UCB) have found the perfect balance between our worst nightmares and robots that can fit through tight places by creating robots that look just like cockroaches. Called the Compressible Robot with Articulated Mechanisms (CRAM), these little robots can mimic the feats of strength cockroach’s display; such as withstanding 900 times their body weight without being hurt. In the future, this technology could be used to create swarms of roach-like robots, outfitted with cameras, microphones and a plethora of sensors –…

Has Facebook Fired the First Shot in the War on Weed? Standard

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Co-Founder, Legacy Bio-Naturals   Facebook has decided that several pages of medical marijuana businesses are in violation of their terms of service and has deleted them for “promotion or encouragement of drug use”. Tom Angell, chairman of the Marijuana Majority, told the press : “A clear majority of Americans support legalizing marijuana, and that’s especially true among young people. Facebook positions itself as a forward-thinking company that helps people connect, and there’s no reason it should be doing the bidding of prohibitionists who hold antiquated views by shutting down pages for state-legal businesses.”…