Ryan on abortion exceptions: Rape is just another ‘method of conception’

* I Keep no Political Affiliation: Pro or Free Choice, this statement in the WAY it was said requires greater clarification….Ralph Turchiano Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan says that he personally believes that rape is just another “method of conception” and not an excuse to allow abortions. During an interview with WJHL this week, Ryan…

136 Health Research Report 24 AUG 2012

* This is Just a Report I do every 2 weeks…Only a few of these articles do I post on this Conduit. Link is at the Bottom: Editors Top Five: 1.   Chemical widely used in antibacterial hand soaps may impair muscle function 2.   Butter flavoring in microwave popcorn, thought safe for food industry workers, is…

Sea life ‘facing major shock’

Life in the world’s oceans faces far  greater change and risk of large-scale extinctions than at any previous time in  human history, a team of the world’s leading marine scientists has warned. The researchers from Australia, the US,  Canada, Germany, Panama, Norway and the UK have compared events which drove  massive extinctions of sea life…

The case of Brandon Raub: Can the government detain you over Facebook posts? “Without a warrant or recitation of his Miranda rights, Raub was handcuffed and taken into custody” (U.S)

WASHINGTON, August 22, 2012 — Brandon J. Raub, a 26-year-old  pro-liberty activist, former U.S. Marine, and Virginia resident, was arrested  after authorities deemed his Facebook posts threatening. Citing an obscure statute allowing the involuntary detainment of a  citizen for psychiatric evaluation, the FBI, Secret Service, and local  authorities swarmed Raub’s property to question and then…

Privacy alert over ‘scary’ site which publishes home addresses of Twitter users from around the world

Controversial site claims it is alerting  users to the security risks of Twitter Privacy experts warn of increasing number of  mobile phone apps that reveal your locations By Mark Prigg PUBLISHED:09:54 EST, 23  August 2012| UPDATED:12:25 EST, 23 August 2012 A controversial web site that publishes  twitter users home addresses online has come under fire…

Deutsche Bank executive ‘bared his teeth, adopted a martial arts stance and snarled at officers in middle of traffic’ amid claims ‘he was high on bath salts’

Deutsche Bank  Managing Director of Media Brian Mulligan claims he was assaulted by two LAPD  officers who wanted to steal $5,000 cash from him Officers reported  Mulligan appeared ‘under the influence’ and ‘out of it’ Mulligan suffered  several facial injuries from altercation and hospitalized Executive,  53, suing LAPD for $50m in damages By Beth Stebner…

Women go through the menopause to stop them competing with their daughters-in-law for resources, claim scientists

Study looked at  birth and death rates from 1700 to 1900 If grandmother and daughter-in-law had babies at the same time newborns were 50 per  cent less likely to survive, historical  records reveal By Claire Bates PUBLISHED:05:17 EST, 23  August 2012| UPDATED:13:18 EST, 23 August 2012 The menopause partly evolved to prevent  competition between mothers…

European ministers worry about ‘new Berlin Wall’ in North-South debt crisis split

By Agence France-Presse Thursday, August 23, 2012 7:32 EDT Topics: europe ♦ European Affairs Minister Alexander Stubb ♦ European ministers European ministers warned Thursday that the debt crisis risks splitting Europe between north and south in an echo of the east-west division of the Cold War, as pressure mounted on Greece. “Two decades after the…

Monitoring Your Drug Use and Compliance through the Internet, with Electronic Smart Pills

The technology behind the so-called smart pill is slick — a sensor the size of a grain of sand is added to a medication. When ingested, it sends a signal through the patient’s body to a patch worn on the torso, and then transmits that data wirelessly. But the method will succeed in getting patients…

Scientists discover one of the ways the influenza virus disarms host cells

Contact: Megan Fellman fellman@northwestern.edu 847-491-3115 Northwestern University Advantage flu virus When you are hit with the flu, you know it immediately — fever, chills, sore throat, aching muscles, fatigue. This is your body mounting an immune response to the invading virus. But less is known about what is happening on the molecular level. Now Northwestern…

Are humans evolving faster? ” Findings suggest we are becoming more different, not alike”

Findings suggest we are becoming more different, not alike Researchers discovered genetic evidence that human evolution is speeding up – and has not halted or proceeded at a constant rate, as had been thought – indicating that humans on different continents are becoming increasingly different. “We used a new genomic technology to show that humans…