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September 2014

Sugar or Sweeteners? The Hidden Enemies In Our Foods

After years of being told that fat consumption is a dietary no-no, the latest research indicates that sugar, not fat, is the real demon in our diets.
Fat was labelled the bad guy years ago in what was essentially a political decision which pandered to the immense weight of the sugar industry.
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Is The Universe A Hologram?

As the hot debate over whether the next "Miss Universe" beauty pageant will take place in 2014, 2015 or not all, the real question we should be asking ourselves is: what actually is the Universe? Is it the vast, limitless vacuum of space that we conventionally perceive it to be, or could it be...a hologram?

And if it was,...
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Ebola Virus: New Study Suggests It Is Out Of Control

The Ebola virus appears to be rampaging unchecked across the globe, and there are predictions that the current, already significant, death toll of around 2,400 deaths could escalate into hundreds of thousands by the end of this year.
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An Unlikely New Cancer Cure...From Cat Poop!

Scientists have discovered that a parasite normally found in cat faeces could help them to formulate a cancer-fighting vaccine.

Though Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii), a single-celled parasite, is happiest when hanging out in a cat’s intestines, it can live in any warm blooded animal and affects about one-third of the world...
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Weekender: Unexplained Cosmic Pulses from Deep Space Intrigue Scientists

Hopes of finding intelligent life in the universe have been raised by more unidentified signals from outer space detected by astronomers in Puerto Rico, validating reports of similar signals identified by researchers in Australia.

The discovery of a split-second burst of radio waves by scientists using the Arecibo radio telescope in...
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9-11 and PTSD: When The Trauma Never Fades

Today the world is remembering the terrible events of thirteen years ago, when one of the world's worst terrorist attacks destroyed the World Trade Center in New York. But for some people, the memories don't just surface every year; they have to live with daily reminders that leave them living in a half-life of trauma and fear.
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Caesium-137 'disappears' in Kazakhstan

Amidst fears that militant groups are looking to seize radioactive materials to use in a terror attack, reports now suggest that a containment of the highly radioactive and dangerous substance caesium-137 has disappeared in Kazakhstan.

Local police in the Mangistau region said that the container may have fallen from a transporter and...
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Can Sun Exposure Help Schizophrenics?

Recent research has revealed that Vitamin D-deficient individuals are twice as likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia as people who have sufficient levels of the vitamin, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM).

Schizophrenia is a mental illness...
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U.S. Fears That Terror Groups Could Seize Radioactive Materials

The U.S. and Iraqi authorities have serious concerns that terrorists may be gaining access to nuclear and radioactive materials to use in some form of major terror attack.

A State Department official has revealed that the hard-line terror group, The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (known as ISIS or ISIL), has now taken control...
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Weekender: Quantum Biology? Scientists Discover Amazing Quantum Processes At Work In Nature

The "interconnectedness of all things" is a notion embraced by the spiritual community and, more recently, by science in the field of quantum mechanics.

This area of research is still regarded as largely theoretical by the scientific community, however, unlike the "nuts and bolts" science that focuses on improving...
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Does The World Need To Prepare For Another "9-11?"

Some sources in the world's media are reporting the chilling news that jihadists have stolen several commercial airliners.

With the anniversary of one of the world's worst terrorist attacks looming on September 11th, itself involving the use of stolen airplanes, the possibility of the planes being used as part of a new and equally...
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The Eyes Have It - How to Tell the Difference Between Love and Lust

Soul singer Betty Everett once proclaimed, “If you want to know if he loves you so, it’s in his kiss.” But a new study by University of Chicago researchers suggests the difference between love and lust might be in the eyes after all.

Specifically, the direction of your date's gaze you could indicate whether they are...
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Should the Pope Speak Out?

The Pope has allegedly been identified as a target by the terrorist group The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS).

This intention apparently follows the Pope's condemnation of the terror organization's recent actions, when they beheaded a number of Christian victims. The Pope is a known pacifist and has been outspoken...
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The Age Of Mind-Controlled Email Messages Is Here...

Scientists have found a way to send brain-to-brain messages using brainwaves connected to computer technology.

A team of researchers from the University of Barcelona in Spain, Axilum Robotics in France, Harvard Medical School and Starlab Barcelona in Spain used EEG headsets to record the electrical activity in the brain related to...
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