Daily Archives: November 12, 2012

Leftover Links for November 12, 2012

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Some curious leftovers from today you may find interesting. Not a lot of info here but a story we see too often. 4-year-old boy killed for witchcraft – The Times of India. WHY ON EARTH would this news station cover such a silly story? No evidence, conspiracy theorist and believes in something happening on December…

Becoming dumb? Have you SEEN all the things I have to figure out today?

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Is pampered humanity getting steadily less intelligent? | guardian.co.uk. Humans reached a peak of intelligence more than 2,000 years ago and it’s been downhill ever since, a scientist speculates Since modern humans emerged from the evolutionary brambles of our ancient ancestry, our bodies and minds have been transforming under the pressures of natural and sexual…

Rumors of antievolution legislation in Indiana

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The National Center for Science Education has this news: Antievolution legislation on the horizon in Indiana | NCSE. Efforts to undermine the teaching of evolution are likely to be revived in the Indiana legislature, according to a columnist for the Lafayette Journal and Courier (November 10, 2012). At the center of the efforts is state…

Anti-vax issues arise in West Virginia schools

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Judge: Hudok’s schooling to continue – TheInterMountain.com | WV. Circuit Judge Jaymie Godwin Wilfong ordered Thursday that the Randolph County School System must still provide homebound educational services to a Pickens High School senior who has been barred from attending classes at her school. The student, Olivia Hudok, was told by officials in September that…

China official calls on EU to ease imports of traditional Chinese meds

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EU should lower TCM barriers, vice-minister says|Business|chinadaily.com.cn. A senior health official has called on the European Union to impose fewer restrictions on imports of traditional Chinese medicine. Wang Guoqiang, vice-minister of health, said on Sunday that the EU should consider the character of Chinese culture and of TCM when making regulations on TCM imports. “Unlike…