Midnight In The Desert — advanced research

Space tourism could help boost science and health research – here's how

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Space tourism could help boost science and health research – here's how

The announcement of the draft Spaceflight Bill in the Queen’s Speech will allow the development of spaceports in the UK. This could see members of the paying public launched into space as tourists, or taking sub-orbital flights from London to New York in just 45 minutes. Such adventures will be made possible through futuristic spaceplanes, as are already in development by companies such as Virgin Galactic, that will enable us mere mortals to experience weightlessness. If this sounds only of interest to those who can afford the six-figure ticket price, it also has major implications for scientific discovery. Space travel-related...

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NIH Plans To Lift Ban On Research Funds For Part-Human, Part-Animal Embryos

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NIH Plans To Lift Ban On Research Funds For Part-Human, Part-Animal Embryos

The federal government announced plans Thursday to lift a moratorium on funding of certain controversial experiments that use human stem cells to create animal embryos that are partly human. The National Institutes of Health is proposing a new policy to permit scientists to get federal money to make embryos, known as chimeras, under certain carefully monitored conditions. The NIH imposed a moratorium on funding these experiments in September because they could raise ethical concerns. One issue is that scientists might inadvertently create animals that have partly human brains, endowing them with some semblance of human consciousness or human thinking abilities....

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Edgar Cayce and the DNA of the New Age

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Edgar Cayce and the DNA of the New Age

“That which is below is like that which is above and that which is above is like that which is below” –Translation by Isaac Newton Edgar Cayce and Aleister Crowley were born and died within two of years of each other. Although no official record exists of any correspondence between the two, they spoke almost in unison about the dawning of a new age. They spoke about a fundamental transformation in humankind that was underway. The invisible hand of the spiritual world was winding the gears of the universal DNA until it clicked on the Aquarian age. Both heard the...

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