It's the birthday of John Wayne, born Marion Morrison in Winterset, Iowa, in 1907. He grew up in Southern California and earned his famous nickname, "Duke," as a child; he was never seen without his Airedale dog, Duke, and people began calling him "Little Duke." He liked the name better than Marion, and it stuck. His first … Continue reading THINGS YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW ABOUT JOHN WAYNE

What If Everybody Didn’t Have to Work to Get Paid? 45% OF CURRENT JOBS WILL BE REPLACED BY ROBOTS IN THE NEAR FUTURE. “If you give a man a fish, he eats for a day. If you teach a man to fish, he eats for life.” What Santens wants to know is this: “If you build a robot to fish, do all men starve, or … Continue reading What If Everybody Didn’t Have to Work to Get Paid?

Study Finds Body Cells Transfer Genetic Information Directly Into Sperm Cells

No Sex Required A revolutionary new study reveals that the core tenet of classical genetics is patently false, and by implication: what we do in this life -- our diet, our mindset, our chemical exposures -- can directly impact the DNA and health of future generations. Study at this link.


Scientists may have found a way to eliminate antibiotic-resistant infection The Tel Aviv-based researchers, whose work was published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Science yesterday, used a new method of gene therapy called CRISPR to selectively slash the DNA of an antibiotic-resistant strain of E. coli.