Given the local record pollen count level, I found this one interesting.
These companies use mitochondrial DNA to trace one’s genetic lineage. So, they take a sample from my mitochondria (which I got from my mom) and compare it to samples that have been taken from mitochondria samples found in their database to match it. Well, my mom’s mom has lots of English and Scottish ancestry. So… Continue reading What About Mixed People?
First there was the conversation about how to get a baby squirrel to pee. (UPDATE: The squirrel now pees at inappropriate times. So he’s been named Lindsey in honor.) Then, it turned to even more strange topics, like zoo manure! ZooDoo – Product Information: Hoof stock (giraffe, zebra, elephant, bison, antelope, llama, rhino, hippo and… Continue reading Zoo Doo
This is making the rounds of tech-centered blogs operated by males…. Careful, lads, that laptop might burn your genes
Updated my movie list. Geek.com Geek News – FDA won’t regulate chips: Seems the FDA thinks that a chip which sits in your body and more or less broadcasts your medical information is not a medical device.
CNN.com – Researchers find 3,600-mile ant supercolony – April 15, 2002 CNN.com – Net blamed for marital breakups – April 15, 2002
It has begun… human cloning… ugh…
Who knows how all of the possibilities for the extinction of human kind? We have the biologicals such as viruses and bacteria. We have seen near misses by comets and astroids certainly large enough to wipe us out. Patterns of evolution indicate there are large spurts of evolutionary change periodically as species after species is wiped… Continue reading Extinction of Human Kind
Ahhhhh… my VSU personal web page is back. Means I can upload to the web server all the work I have not been able to send for the past couple days. That goes for the real work, not the personal home page which I have not really touched. Need a picture for my desktop… would be… Continue reading Wired For Unpredictability
I especially like the last paragraph. Are we really certain that the mechanism of society, like the mechanism of the heavenly bodies or the mechanism of the human body, is subject to general laws? Are we really certain that it is a harmoniously organized whole? Or is it not true that what is most notable… Continue reading Economic Harmonies