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  • Why do some people fight for other ethnic groups ahead of their own? Video—1/4 hour

    03/03/2024 12:49:00 PM PST · by Phoenix8 · 21 replies
    YouTube ^ | 3/1/2024 | The Jolly Heretic
    The recent election of George Galloway in the UK is another chapter in the career of this fascinating politician, famous the world over for appealing to Muslim voters wherever he goes.
  • Genetics Study Spurs Cries of Racism: Some people just can't handle the truth

    02/27/2024 5:38:12 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/27/2024 | Jazz Shaw
    An interesting article popped up in the journal Nature last week and I wanted to bring it to your attention despite the fact that some of the science involved goes well over my head. It deals with an ongoing study in the field of human genetics and the title should give you a good indication of where this topic is heading. It's called "‘All of Us’ genetics chart stirs unease over controversial depiction of race." The project involves collecting DNA samples from a diverse group of one million Americans and collating the results to identify patterns. The paper includes a...
  • Congress charges forward with proposed BAN on Chinese Communist Party-linked biotech company believed to be stealing DNA from Americans

    11/21/2023 2:42:50 PM PST · by knighthawk · 15 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | November 21 2023 | MORGAN PHILLIPS
    Congress is closing in on an effective ban of a China-based genomics company accused of stealing Americans' DNA and exploiting Covid to collect genetic data. The Beijing Genomics Institute, now known as BGI Group, is one of the largest genomic sequencing companies in the world and is listed by the Pentagon as a 'Chinese military company.' Republicans in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), Congress' must-pass legislation that sets military policy for the year, launched an effort to ban the firm from doing business with any company that takes U.S. government contracts in what could be a major jolt to...
  • A Strange Pandemic for John Hollis, Naturally Immune to COVID

    12/09/2022 11:47:25 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    The Seattle Times ^ | Dec. 9, 2022 | Ariel Hart
    It was summer 2020 and John Hollis, a publicist at George Mason University, was asking a scientist about his research on COVID-19 antibodies, when the scientist turned the tables. The scientist, Lance Liotta, asked his own question: Would Hollis like to join the study as a subject? Less than a week later, Liotta was standing with his staff fixated on the computer screen of his lab assistant, marveling at the numbers representing Hollis’s blood sample. Liotta marched back to his office to call Hollis. “He says, ‘Are you sitting down?’” Hollis recalls. “‘Because not only did you have COVID, and...
  • Why Are Farmers Defying Bans to Cultivate Genetically Modified (GM) Crops?

    10/29/2022 7:26:23 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 51 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/29/2022 | Vijay Jayaraj
    Farmers across the world are desperate to grow genetically modified crops (GM) in their fields. So much so that in some countries farmers have bypassed existing bans on these crops and even made harvests from them. Why do farmers risk being prosecuted, and what compels them to grow GM food crops? The answer is straightforward: GM crops give higher yields, are resilient to deadly plant diseases, and can withstand tough environmental conditions. Optimum Environmental Conditions Meet Advancement in Science Conditions for food crops around the world are the best in all of human history. Elevated atmospheric CO2 concentration and warmer...
  • Gregor Mendel, the Father of Genetics and a Tax Resister, Turns 200

    10/27/2022 1:07:39 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 10 replies
    Reason ^ | THE NOVEMBER 2022 | STEPHANIE SLADE
    Mendel had a history of run-ins with the state.Two hundred years ago in July, Johann Mendel was born. He would come to be known as Gregor (the religious name he received upon entering the Augustinian Friars at St. Thomas' Abbey in Austria-Hungary) and later as the "father of modern genetics." Mendel studied math, physics, and eventually botany in school. While conducting experiments with hybridized pea plants in the monastery garden and greenhouse, he discovered the principles of heredity. His process involved carefully tracking various traits, such as pod shape and plant height. From those observations, he developed a theory involving...
  • Is it Possible to Patent Genetically-Modified Humans?

    10/25/2022 3:50:53 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 13 replies
    The Exposé ^ | 10/24/22 | Rhoda Wilson
    “When we’re modifying the genome of an organism we can put our signature, our name, into the genome.” – “What is God? God creates. Well, we can create now.” – “We deserve to be credited for our work. We have lobbyists in politics and the courts to make sure the patenting and owning of parts of the human genome continues.” Not word for word but, these are recollections by Dr. Carrie Madej of remarks made by Dr. Craig Venter of the Human Genome Project during a speech in 2014. Dr. Venter also talked about how vaccines could be useful to...
  • COVID-19 Was CCP ‘Biological Warfare,’ New Research Group Says

    08/05/2022 6:53:39 PM PDT · by lightman · 51 replies
    epoch times ^ | 5 August A.D. 2022 | Jackson Elliott
    The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) used COVID-19 for biological warfare, according to a new report by nine experts with the Center for Security Policy (CSP). Generals, medical experts, and foreign policy experts including former House Intelligence Committee Chairman Pete Hoekstra and former Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Lieutenant General William “Jerry” Boykin contributed to the report, which is available in book form on Amazon. The report, titled “The CCP is at War with America,” stated that there is no evidence COVID-19 was a natural virus, arguing that there is significant evidence it came from a CCP lab. It also stated...
  • CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing approach can alter the social behavior of animals

    05/22/2022 6:32:47 AM PDT · by Salman · 5 replies
    Science Daily ^ | May 16, 2022 | Georgia State University
    Georgia State University scientists have created gene-edited hamsters for studies of social neuroscience and have found that the biology behind social behavior may be more complex than previously thought. A team of Georgia State University researchers led by Regents' Professor of Neuroscience H. Elliott Albers and Distinguished University Professor Kim Huhman used CRISPR-Cas9 technology to eliminate the actions of a neurochemical signaling pathway that plays a critical role in regulating social behaviors in mammals. Vasopressin and the receptor that it acts on called Avpr1a regulates social phenomena ranging from pair bonding, cooperation, and social communication to dominance and aggression. The...
  • Blue-eyed humans have a single, common ancestor

    04/14/2022 12:06:44 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 131 replies
    Science Daily ^ | 1/31/2008 (old but good) | University of Copenhagen
    New research shows that people with blue eyes have a single, common ancestor. Scientists have tracked down a genetic mutation which took place 6,000-10,000 years ago and is the cause of the eye color of all blue-eyed humans alive on the planet today "Originally, we all had brown eyes," said Professor Hans Eiberg from the Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine. "But a genetic mutation affecting the OCA2 gene in our chromosomes resulted in the creation of a "switch," which literally "turned off" the ability to produce brown eyes." The OCA2 gene codes for the so-called P protein, which is...
  • Scientists Finally Sequence the Entire Human Genome While 92% of the human genome was sequenced in 2003, scientists have struggled to map the remaining 8%. Until now.

    04/01/2022 12:53:53 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 26 replies
    https://www.cnet.com ^ | April 1, 2022 9:45 a.m. PT | David Lumb
    When the Human Genome Project was declared completed in 2003, it had mapped 92% of genes, with the rest remaining a mystery for nearly two decades due to technological limitations. Now, scientists have finished sequencing the other 8%, and the human genome has finally been fully sequenced. Almost 100 scientists from the Telomere-to-Telomere (T2T) Consortium collaborated on the project to map the entire human genome. The additional 8% that was sequenced accounts for 400 million new letters added to the existing sequenced DNA -- enough for an entire chromosome, as CNN reported. The additional genes are very important for adaptation,...
  • Utah’s Commercial Genetic Genealogy Database Bill Fails

    03/09/2022 3:00:13 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    Forensic Magazine ^ | March 09, 2022 | Michelle Taylor
    A bill addressing law enforcements use of genetic genealogy DNA databases like GEDmatch and Ancestry failed to pass the Utah House of Representatives late last week amid concerns it was not specific enough to prevent police “fishing expeditions.” The bill would have been the third in the nation to specifically address the use of third-party genetic genealogy databases in police investigations. House Bill 340 “Forensic DNA Privacy Amendments” was sponsored by Rep. Steve Eliason (R-Sandy), and was presented during a House Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Committee in mid-February with the support of Greg Miller, CEO of the Larry H....
  • A Model of Catholic Bioethics: Venerable Jérôme Lejeune

    01/23/2022 6:35:15 PM PST · by Coleus
    The National Catholic Bioethics Center ^ | 01.29.21 | Joseph Meaney, PhD, KM
    Jérôme Jean Louis Marie Lejeune (1926 – 1994)Bioethics is one of the few academic disciplines and professions that does not have a patron saint. We at The National Catholic Bioethics Center (NCBC) think this may change soon. Jérôme Lejeune, a French medical doctor and world class geneticist, was recently declared venerable — the first step on the road to canonization, by the Church. He led a remarkable life that began with scientific break-through discoveries and continued with decades of faithful work defending the right to life of human embryos and preborn children.It is remarkable to me that the Vatican declaration...
  • Up to 3% of Greenland residents - or 1,600 people - have rare genetic mutation that makes sugary food as healthy as broccoli for them, study finds

    12/27/2021 7:06:16 PM PST · by Trillian · 11 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 27 December 2021 | Mansur Shaheen
    Sugar may actually be healthy for some Greenland residents, a study finds. Researchers from the University of Copenhagen found that up to three percent of Greenlanders may have a rare genetic mutation that allows their body to process sugar in a way that is healthy. Since many people in Greenland come from gene pools that have consumed little sugar at all for centuries, their body has adjusted to consume sugar in a different way. Those who have the mutation are less likely to become obese, or suffer from a wide range of health problems generally tied to being overweight. 'Adult...
  • DNA reveals unexpected origins of enigmatic mummies buried in a Chinese desert

    10/31/2021 2:52:11 AM PDT · by blueplum · 6 replies
    CNN ^ | 28 October 2021 | Katie Hunt, CNN
    (CNN)Since their discovery, the ancestry of hundreds of mummified bodies buried in boats in an inhospitable desert region of northwest China has puzzled and divided archaeologists.... Their Western looks; felted and woven wool clothing; and the cheese, wheat and millet found in their unusual graves suggested they were long-disticance herders.... However, a new study by Chinese, European and American researchers that analyzed the DNA of these 13 mummies, sequencing their genomes for the first time, has painted a different picture. Their analysis suggested that the remains did not belong to newcomers but a local group descended from an ancient ice...
  • U.S. Warns of Efforts by China to Collect Genetic Data

    10/24/2021 12:06:56 AM PDT · by blueplum · 14 replies
    NY Times ^ | 22 October 2021 | Julian E. Barnes
    The National Counterintelligence and Security Center said American companies needed to better secure critical technologies as Beijing seeks to dominate the so-called bioeconomy. BETHESDA, Md. — Chinese firms are collecting genetic data from around the world, part of an effort by the Chinese government and companies to develop the world’s largest bio-database, American intelligence officials reported on Friday. The National Counterintelligence and Security Center said in a new paper that the United States needed to better secure critical technologies including artificial intelligence, quantum computing, semiconductors and other technologies related to the so-called bioeconomy. China and other countries are trying to...
  • Johns Hopkins University confirms: You can be vaccinated with a PCR test, even without knowing

    09/16/2021 4:36:18 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 75 replies
    tapnewswire.com ^ | April 11, 2021 | Weaver
    [H/T ExTexasRedhead and Jane Long]In January 2019, the WHO defined the growing number of vaccination critics as one of the top ten threats to global health, and since the unprecedented Corona vaccination fiasco, the number of vaccination refusers has truly multiplied.Meanwhile, resistance is forming even within the orthodox medical establishment. But the masterminds of the WHO continue to insist on an unrealistic vaccination coverage rate of at least 70 percent.In this article, Jan Walter describes, with extensive source citations, which techniques are possible to still vaccinate the population, when people are becoming increasingly critical of vaccinations. This is only fueled...
  • Man Sends Lizard Saliva In To '23 & Me' for DNA testing, gets incredible results! (video 1 m)

    06/29/2021 5:04:08 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 114 replies
    bitchute ^ | 6/23/21 | George Eaton
    Results Show The (Lizard) To Be 51% Ashkenazi Jewish And 48% West Asian - Be Sure To Send Your Money To '23 & Me' - Watch LOL David Icke was RIGHT.
  • Biggest genetic study of supercentenarians reveals clues to healthy aging

    05/05/2021 12:45:58 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 19 replies
    https://newatlas.com ^ | May 04, 2021 | By Rich Haridy
    A whole genome study discovered a number of genetic characteristics unique to those who live well past 100ljsphotography/Depositphotos VIEW 1 IMAGES In the most detailed genomic study ever conducted of individuals over the age of 100 years, researchers have homed in on several particular genetic characteristics that seem to confer protection from age-related diseases. Gene variants improving DNA repair processes were particularly prominent in this cohort of supercentenarians. If you eat well, exercise frequently and avoid those detrimental vices, you can reasonably hope to live a long and healthy life. Of course, many age-related diseases seem almost inevitable, whether they...
  • The New York Times Can Tell The Difference Between Men And Women With Vaccines But Not Pronouns

    04/13/2021 6:35:32 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    The Federalist ^ | April 13, 2021 | Kylee Zemple
    The same science that explains why men and women respond differently to COVID vaccines also explains why eschewing sex in pursuit of gender fluidity is an exercise in futility.At any given time on The New York Times’ website, a quick search for “gender” will yield an array of articles on the ins and outs of sex personified and the endless ways biology teams up with political adversaries to oppress queer people.One recent so-called gender headline offered “A Guide To Neopronouns,” those nonsensical sounds like “ze” and “zir” that break from the sex binary and thus from reality. “Are you a...