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PROTEINS, DISEASE AND THE UNDEAD BRAIN

PROTEINS, DISEASE AND THE UNDEAD BRAIN

Scientists have recently identified specific areas of the brain containing a gene often associated with a number of neurological disorders including Lou Gehrig’s disease and ...

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THE BENEFITS OF CANNIBALISM

THE BENEFITS OF CANNIBALISM

A new study published online by Nature, the international weekly journal of science, suggests that a long-standing cannibalistic ritual among the Fore people of Papua New ...

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NEW CASE OF MAD COW & ZOMBIES

NEW CASE OF MAD COW & ZOMBIES

For the first time in six years, mad cow disease has been found in the United States. Officials say the disease was discovered before any ...

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NEW AIRBORNE PRION THREAT

As we’ve previously reported, a prion is an infectious agent implicated in a number of deadly diseases in mammals, like mad cow disease.  All known ...

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EXPERT WARNS OF ZOMBIE PRIONS

We’ve already discussed the possibility that endospores could be at the root of a coming zombie sickness (see: Zombie Endospores from Hell), but public health ...

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