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Government Develops Neurocircuitry Implant That Melts Into Your Brain

Conspiracy theorists, rejoice! You have a new piece of information to savor. The U.S. government has announced the development of a “brain-recording device” that, after being implanted, literally melts into the subject’s brain. Government-sponsored researchers: were able to create ultrathin flexible implants that hug the

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Embryonic Brain Development and the Myth of 40 Days

Hang around anti-choice activists long enough (or let them hang out long enough around you), and you’ll hear one say something like this: Brain waves have been recorded at 40 days on the Electroencephalogram. The medium-form version of the claim goes something like this (see

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Poison Food, Poison Talk, and Poison Policy

People are indeed in danger, but mostly we’re not in danger because of terrorism. Far greater are the threats that come from the way that our lives have been redesigned in order to support a large population through technology. Many more lives would be saved, and much more suffering would be eliminated, if our federal government spent less time worrying about Homeland Security, and more time considering how to make our homes more secure from the dangers of day-to-day exposure to the dangerous artifacts of our technological society.

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?