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The whole truth



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(Permalink) Posted: Aug. 15 2014,03:35   

"Mechanism promoting multiple DNA mutations described by scientists":

http://www.sciencedaily.com/release....130.htm

And "Hundreds of genetic mutations found in healthy blood of a supercentenarian":

http://www.sciencedaily.com/release....608.htm

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(Permalink) Posted: Sep. 17 2014,11:57   

Sliding rocks mystery solved!

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The whole truth



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(Permalink) Posted: Sep. 18 2014,07:39   

Counting fish teeth reveals regulatory DNA changes behind rapid evolution, adaptation

http://www.sciencedaily.com/release....231.htm

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But those mine enemies, which would not that I should reign over them, bring hither, and slay them before me. -Jesus in Luke 19:27

   
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(Permalink) Posted: Sep. 18 2014,20:59   

Ah, the transcendental approach to science.

  
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(Permalink) Posted: Sep. 19 2014,01:12   

Quote (Henry J @ Sep. 18 2014,18:59)
Ah, the transcendental approach to science.

Could this be evidence of objective molarity?

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midwifetoad



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(Permalink) Posted: Sep. 19 2014,11:49   

Quote (paragwinn @ Sep. 19 2014,01:12)
Quote (Henry J @ Sep. 18 2014,18:59)
Ah, the transcendental approach to science.

Could this be evidence of objective molarity?

The final solution?

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fnxtr



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(Permalink) Posted: Sep. 19 2014,19:38   

Quote (midwifetoad @ Sep. 19 2014,09:49)
Quote (paragwinn @ Sep. 19 2014,01:12)
Quote (Henry J @ Sep. 18 2014,18:59)
Ah, the transcendental approach to science.

Could this be evidence of objective molarity?

The final solution?

Actually, in a work by Zappa, F., "The Ocean Is The Ultimate Solution".

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midwifetoad



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(Permalink) Posted: Sep. 19 2014,20:33   

We do make it turn black.

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The whole truth



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(Permalink) Posted: Oct. 24 2014,06:51   

I would appreciate seeing what you guys and gals think of this:

http://www.realfarmacy.com/johns-h....accines

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midwifetoad



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(Permalink) Posted: Oct. 24 2014,11:58   

Quote (The whole truth @ Oct. 24 2014,06:51)
I would appreciate seeing what you guys and gals think of this:

http://www.realfarmacy.com/johns-h....accines

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What’s even worse is that small children who are given the flu vaccine get no protection from the disease. “The government also says that every baby over the age of six months should have a vaccine, and they know it contains a dose of mercury that is toxic to the brain,” says Dr. Blaylock.


Why do I see red flags?

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midwifetoad



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(Permalink) Posted: Oct. 24 2014,12:05   

Truth in posting time:

I've never had a flu shot. No particular reason, except I've had flu as a young person and don't seem to get URIs. Not even mild colds. I have none of the indicators that flu would be life threatening.

My dad was a state health officer, and way back in 1957 had a chance to head CDC. To make things a bit more interesting, considering the alleged source of this article, he had an MPH from Johns Hopkins.

The article starts out all sciency, but then drifts into tinfoil territory.

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midwifetoad



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(Permalink) Posted: Oct. 24 2014,12:34   

http://www.utexas.edu/news....florida

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Florida Lizards Evolve Rapidly, Within 15 Years and 20 Generations


This is something I've seen from my back yard. Of course I didn't know what i was seing.

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stevestory



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(Permalink) Posted: Oct. 25 2014,18:26   

Anoles are pretty great here in florida.

Rapid evolution in anoles in florida due to cuban invasion

   
stevestory



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(Permalink) Posted: Oct. 25 2014,18:28   

stupid midwifetoad.  :angry:

   
stevestory



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(Permalink) Posted: Nov. 04 2014,16:53   

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Arizona School District Cutting Contraception from High School Biology Text

—By Kevin Drum
| Mon Nov. 3, 2014 8:48 PM EST

Via Steve Benen, here's the latest from Gilbert, Arizona:
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   School district staff here will "edit" a high-school honors biology textbook after board members agreed that it does not align with state regulations on how abortion is to be presented to public-school students.

   ....The book in question, Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections (Seventh Edition), has a chapter that discusses abstinence, birth-control methods, tubal ligations and vasectomies and drugs that can induce abortion.

   ....The board made its decision after listening to a presentation from Natalie Decker, a lawyer for Scottsdale-based Alliance Defending Freedom....Decker did not recommend a way to change the book but said it could be redacted or have additional information pasted in. "The cheapest, least disruptive way to solve the problem is to remove the page," board member Daryl Colvin said.

This whole thing is ridiculous, and the prospect of taking a razor blade to p. 547 of this textbook is cringe-inducing. Hell, as near as anyone can tell, the book doesn't even violate Arizona law, which requires public schools to present childbirth and adoption as preferred options to elective abortion. Apparently there are just some folks in Gilbert who don't like having the subject presented at all.

Still, ridiculous as this is, I do have a serious question to ask. I checked, and this is not a "Human Sexuality" text or a "Health and Family" book. It's straight-up biology: photosynthesis, genes, evolution, eukaryotic cells, vertebrates, nervous systems, hormones, the immune system, etc. etc. So why, in a generic biology textbook, is there a special boxed page devoted to specific technical means of contraception in human beings? That really does seem like something pasted in to make a point, not because it follows naturally from a discussion of reproduction and embryonic development in class Mammalia.

So....what's the point of including this in the first place? To annoy conservatives? To satisfy some obscure interest group? If this book were used in a sex ed class, that would be one thing. It would clearly belong. But in a standard biology text? I don't really get it.

   
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(Permalink) Posted: Nov. 05 2014,07:06   

Sex Is 385 Million Years Old, and It Looked Like Square Dancing
LiveScience.com By Stephanie Pappas
October 23, 2014 7:36 AM

The first sex on Earth looked like square dancing — if fish could square dance, of course.

That is the finding of a new study of 385-million-year-old fossils that reveal that the oldest jawed fish on Earth were the first to reproduce by copulation. Later fish would revert to spawning — releasing eggs and sperm into the water to meet — but some have since re-evolved the ability to have coupled-up sex.

The oldest known sex act took place when tiny fish called Microbrachius hooked their jointed arms side by side and linked bony genital claspers with bony genital plates to transfer sperm from male to female. [See Images of These Ancient Fish and Sex Organs]

"With fossils, we often just get a glimpse of what ancient animals looked like, but rarely do we get an insight into behavior," said study researcher John Long, a paleontologist at Flinders University in Australia. "The first act of copulation was a bit bizarre, but still a very beautiful act."

http://news.yahoo.com/sex-385....80.html
http://www.scienceclarified.com/Ex-Ga....on.html
http://www.livescience.com/48391-f....os.html

  
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(Permalink) Posted: Nov. 05 2014,08:30   

Quote (Dr_Tsoni @ Nov. 05 2014,15:06)
Sex Is 385 Million Years Old, and It Looked Like Square Dancing
LiveScience.com By Stephanie Pappas
October 23, 2014 7:36 AM

The first sex on Earth looked like square dancing — if fish could square dance, of course.

That is the finding of a new study of 385-million-year-old fossils that reveal that the oldest jawed fish on Earth were the first to reproduce by copulation. Later fish would revert to spawning — releasing eggs and sperm into the water to meet — but some have since re-evolved the ability to have coupled-up sex.

The oldest known sex act took place when tiny fish called Microbrachius hooked their jointed arms side by side and linked bony genital claspers with bony genital plates to transfer sperm from male to female. [See Images of These Ancient Fish and Sex Organs]

"With fossils, we often just get a glimpse of what ancient animals looked like, but rarely do we get an insight into behavior," said study researcher John Long, a paleontologist at Flinders University in Australia. "The first act of copulation was a bit bizarre, but still a very beautiful act."

http://news.yahoo.com/sex-385....80.html
http://www.scienceclarified.com/Ex-Ga......on.html
http://www.livescience.com/48391-f....os.html

Yeah ...... but they never called or wrote afterwards.

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(Permalink) Posted: Nov. 05 2014,12:12   

And made water undrinkable.

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midwifetoad



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(Permalink) Posted: Nov. 05 2014,14:02   

Two more fossil gaps discovered:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news....ionists

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(Permalink) Posted: Nov. 06 2014,21:14   

Phylogenomics resolves the timing and pattern of insect evolution
http://www.sciencemag.org/content....=eloqua

This is really cool stuff. And that diagram in figure 1 is a truly epic cladogram. That's one to be proud of.

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(Permalink) Posted: Dec. 11 2014,10:30   

Dissipation-driven adaptation:

(Bad news for Fundy SLoT) :

http://www.businessinsider.com/groundb....2014-12

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(Permalink) Posted: Dec. 11 2014,13:38   

Get sufficiently dissipated, and your body adapts to the shape of your couch.

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(Permalink) Posted: Dec. 11 2014,22:15   

Quote (midwifetoad @ Dec. 11 2014,21:38)
Get sufficiently dissipated, and your body adapts to the shape of your couch.

According to the bible you'd have to be Jesus to rise again.

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(Permalink) Posted: Dec. 12 2014,08:59   

Quote (midwifetoad @ Dec. 11 2014,11:38)
Get sufficiently dissipated, and your body adapts to the shape of your couch.

More likely the park bench.

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(Permalink) Posted: Dec. 12 2014,09:01   

Quote (fnxtr @ Dec. 12 2014,09:59)
Quote (midwifetoad @ Dec. 11 2014,11:38)
Get sufficiently dissipated, and your body adapts to the shape of your couch.

More likely the park bench.

I don't always get a Jethro Tull song stuck in my head, but when I do, I'm sitting on a park bench.

  
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(Permalink) Posted: Dec. 19 2014,10:27   

http://www.i-programmer.info/news.......on.html

One of many articles on breakthroughs in speech recognition.

I can attest that my $100 Moto G phone does speech recognition well enough to send text messages without using the keyboard. The most remarkable thing is that the entire system works without being connected to the net. It's self contained.

This is really new. It's a bit beyond Weasel. A big breakthrough in machine learning.

Perhaps Gary could add it to his roomba bot.

Edited by midwifetoad on Dec. 19 2014,10:29

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(Permalink) Posted: Dec. 19 2014,23:01   

Quote (midwifetoad @ Dec. 19 2014,18:27)
http://www.i-programmer.info/news.......on.html

One of many articles on breakthroughs in speech recognition.

I can attest that my $100 Moto G phone does speech recognition well enough to send text messages without using the keyboard. The most remarkable thing is that the entire system works without being connected to the net. It's self contained.

This is really new. It's a bit beyond Weasel. A big breakthrough in machine learning.

Perhaps Gary could add it to his roomba bot.

Getting the conspiracy victim meme programmed in should be a piece of cake. Just give the not its own thread on atbc.

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(Permalink) Posted: Jan. 05 2015,11:13   

why the government's stubborn anti-fat advice will hurt scientific authority

   
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(Permalink) Posted: Jan. 05 2015,14:44   

Quote (stevestory @ Jan. 05 2015,11:13)
why the government's stubborn anti-fat advice will hurt scientific authority

How about the government's classification of marijuana as a Schedule I drug:

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substances, or chemicals are defined as drugs with no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse. Schedule I drugs are the most dangerous drugs of all the drug schedules with potentially severe psychological or physical dependence.


Shit like this is crying wolf.

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(Permalink) Posted: Jan. 05 2015,17:00   

the difference is i think most people would know the pot stupidity is just politics, whereas Tardular recommendations by the American Heart Association, USDA, etc are Science™!

   
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