Category Archives: Blood Science

Irish Genetic Studies: Closest relatives in Galicia and the Basque region

Genetic studies show our closest relatives are found in Galicia and the Basque region by Dick Ahlstrom, Monday Feb 16, 2009 (cross-posted for research here from http://www.irishtimes.com/news/genetic-studies-show-our-closest-relatives-are-found-in-galicia-and-the-basque-region-1.700877 for research and reference)  ANCESTRAL LINKS:WHAT DO pygmy shrews, badgers, mountain hares, pine martins and … Continue reading

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Revenge of the Neanderthals

Crossposted from Pleasance, Chris Jan-2014 “Revenge of the Neanderthals: ‘Legacy genes from ancient humans may be to blame for modern killer diseases such as cancer and diabetes’”. UK Mail Online. Website referenced 1/25/2014 at http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2546191/Revenge-Neanderthals-Legacy-genes-ancient-humans-blame-modern-killer-diseases-cancer-diabetes.html. Revenge of the Neanderthals: ‘Legacy’ … Continue reading

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Superbugs

cross-posted from article: http://www.everydayhealth.com/healthy-living/five-superbugs-you-need-to-know.aspx?xid=nl_EverydayHealthSexualHealth_20130309#/slide-1 The CDC has warned of a new ‘nightmare’ bacteria called CRE, but it’s not the only treatment-resistant bug you need to know about. By Amir Khan, Everyday Health Staff  Writer The U.S. Centers for Disease Control … Continue reading

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Sir William Colin MacKenzie (1877-1938)

Australian National Museum, Canberra, ACT, Australia Sir William Colin MacKenzie ~ 1877-1938: the surgeon, anatomist, philanthropist, orthopaedist From the Australian National Museum display: ” Colin MacKenzie was a Melbourne surgeon who studied marsupial anatomy in order to understand human anatomy. … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know About The Beef You Eat

What You Need to Know About The Beef You Eat.   By Jo Robinson February/March 2008 746 3 Image Gallery Today’s industrialized process reduces the nutritional value of the meat, stresses the animals, increases the risk of bacterial contamination, pollutes the … Continue reading

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Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse from the CDC

http://emergency.cdc.gov/socialmedia/zombies_blog.asphttp://emergency.cdc.gov/socialmedia/zombies_blog.asp Social Media: Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse The following was originally posted on CDC Public Health Matters Blog May 16th, 2011 by Ali S. Khan. There are all kinds of emergencies out there that we can prepare for. Take a … Continue reading

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