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Nylon and Cotton are Part of the Reality-Based Community

You know, at some point after careful empirical review you might want to recognize that your Morgellons is the fuzzies from your coat.

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Could AgroDefense Harm Agriculture More Than BioTerrorism?

By placing the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility in Kansas instead, the Department of Homeland Security will be placing agricultural disease pathogens right next to the plants and animals they are adapted to infect. [...]

Are You Prepared For the Flu Swine?

What most people don’t realize is that, with the right combination of mutations, swine could evolve the ability to disassemble into microscopic, single-celled versions of their current selves. Those new organisms would be prime candidates for the development of pathogenic characteristics. [...]

H1N1 Swine Flu Cure: The Drill Treatment

In test groups, when the H1N1 drill was used in response to the earliest symptoms, all further flu symptoms were prevented. Test subjects who had full blown H1N1 swine flu that were treated with the H1N1 drill experienced almost instantaneous cessation of symptoms. [...]

Entry For the H1N1 Public Service Ad Contest

So far in the United States, as of the end of last week, 40,617 people have caught the new strain of swine flu. Only 263 have died afterwards, and many of those people already had frail health. That’s less than a 1 percent fatality rate. [...]

Antibiotics Bill Gets Its Hearing in Congress

Do we have a right to cheap meat and milk? Shouldn’t we consumers bear some of the cost of a world with fewer antibiotic-resistant disease organisms? [...]

Maybe It's Better To Get The Swine Flu Now

If you’re worried about swine flu killing you, then the rational thing to do seems to be to keep your face mask off, and get sick with this virus as soon as you can, before it has the chance to mutate into something nastier. [...]

The Pollution of Swine Flu

If we really care about preventing people from dying of respiratory illness, and we’re not just getting a sick thrill out of the feeling that we’re in a crisis, then we’ll start cutting back on activities that lead to the unhealthy air pollution that blankets most of our country. [...]

Americans Not Freaking Out About Swine Flu

Perhaps this virus will visit plague upon us, as some Rapture Ready Americans are hoping. My guess is that we’re mostly going to be just fine. [...]

Seafood To Make You Sick

Think again before you order seafood from the menu. Water pollution, a major cause of the marine ecological crisis may also be behind the rise in oceanic diseases for which a dose of antibiotics is like a day at the beach. [...]

Virginity Pledges Create Liars, Not Abstinence

Take the 200 million tax dollars spent on ineffective abstinence-only education, and reinvest it in comprehensive sex education programs that will encourage teenagers to use birth control when they do have sex, and our economy will benefit significantly from reduced levels of teenage pregnancy and parenthood. [...]