Scientists Discover “Junk DNA” Isn’t Junk: ‘Jumping Gene’ is Critical for Early Embryo

Scientists Discover “Junk DNA” Isn’t Junk: ‘Jumping Gene’ is Critical for Early Embryo

(Nicholas Weiler) A so-called “jumping gene” that researchers long considered either genetic junk or a pernicious parasite is actually a critical regulator of the first stages of embryonic development, according to a new study in mice led by UC San Francisco scientists and published June 21, 2018 in Cell. The post Scientists Discover “Junk DNA” Isn’t Junk: [...]

Study Confirms Most Psychopaths Live in Washington D.C.

Study Confirms Most Psychopaths Live in Washington D.C.

(Joe Jarvis) "Murphy also included the District of Columbia in his research, and found it had a psychopathy level far higher than any other state. But this finding is an outlier, as Murphy notes, as it’s an entirely urban area and cannot be fairly compared with larger, more geographically diverse, US states. That said, as [...]

The Antarctica Strangeness List Just Became Even Stranger

The Antarctica Strangeness List Just Became Even Stranger

(Joseph P. Farrell) By now, regular readers here are well aware of the high strangeness surrounding our planet's southern continent, Antarctica. Much of that high strangeness surrounds the very weird list of people associated with the place.  The post The Antarctica Strangeness List Just Became Even Stranger appeared on Stillness in the Storm.

The Real Reason & Solution to the Immigration Crisis You Won’t Hear from Democrats or Republicans

The Real Reason & Solution to the Immigration Crisis You Won’t Hear from Democrats or Republicans

(Matt Agorist) As the left and right bicker over who's to blame for the immigration crisis and how to deal with the influx of immigrants, those of us paying attention have the solution. The post The Real Reason & Solution to the Immigration Crisis You Won’t Hear from Democrats or Republicans appeared on Stillness in the [...]

The Strange Power of The Placebo Effect Explained

The Strange Power of The Placebo Effect Explained

(Arjun Walia) Did you know that we can change our biology simply by what we believe to be true? The placebo effect is defined as the measurable, observable, or felt improvement in health or behaviour not attributable to a medication or invasive treatment that has been administered. It suggests that one can treat various ailments by using the mind to heal.

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