Category Archives: xcience

Bio-Hacking is a Thing Now

It’s been coming for a while now. Bio-Hacking. When I was barely out of my teen years Intel came up with the 8008 and the 8080. I got a 6800 development kit. Like many others I wanted to tinker with … Continue reading

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Could an AI be the keeper of extinguishing languages?

Watching a news item about a movie being made in an indigenous setting using indigenous actors speaking the language of their past ancestors. The actors all had to get a language boot camp and still learn how to pronounce the … Continue reading

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Tinnitus detectable as structural changes in how the brain processes thought and emotion

I’m a person with Tinnitus. When I was a child I thought it meant you had a tin ear – that it meant you couldn’t hear or differentiate musical tones the way most people could. I’ve since learned that’s not … Continue reading

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HeLa might be a double edged weapon

In the last year or so I’ve heard a number of stories that just tonight became connected by a volunteer process somewhere in the back of my mind. HeLa is the one I’ve heard most of. For those who don’t … Continue reading

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Caveat Emptor

Today I heard reference once again to ’25,000 peer reviewed studies’. This was in a discussion about micro-cell installations and EMF. I’ve heard this phrase bandied about before in the same context and almost always by opponents of cellphone and … Continue reading

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Fix that DNA

Today I was looking at ScienceDaily.com and found 3 really exciting developments. Bound to change medicine and our lives forever. Cancer detection, full genome sequencing on a small budget and fixing the broken Fixer responsible for the bad effects of … Continue reading

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xolar

The term itself isn’t all that strange – my handle is ‘xamble’ and the topic is ‘solar’ : combine them and you get xolar. Some background: The bulk of our energy needs is served by non-renewable sources that are the … Continue reading

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