August 27th, 2008 | brainjuice
- Open the Future: Viropiracy?
Here's a term to add to the jargon pile: Viral Sovereignty. This extremely dangerous idea… asserts that deadly viruses are the sovereign property of individual nations (Indonesia withholding H5N1 samples)
(tags:med pol gmf )
- How does it feel to die? – being-human – 13 October 2007 – New Scientist
Just as uplifting as it sounds. The experience of dying in several different ways. Drowning – A TEARING SENSATION.
- Pollutants cause birds to sing tainted love songs – earth – 26 August 2008 – New Scientist Environment
Wild chickadees exposed to permitted levels of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) can't keep a tune as well as other birds. Because females go for males with the best songs, PCB-exposed birds might lose out on mates
(tags:eco gmf )