Category Archives: xcience

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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Is Smoke All there is to worry about?

Last night I had a disturbing thought pop-up and it leaves me a bit chilled as I remember it. Some background: I live in a rural area in southern BC. For those who have never been here it is a … Continue reading

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Would An Augmented Pigeon Be A Drone?

The other day I had this strange thought while doing the cat boxes. I find that my mind wanders off into the most interesting places when I’m doing something I’d rather not pay much attention to. Like harvesting the waste … Continue reading

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Quantum Spookiness Spreads

Ok, the title should really read: Our Awareness Of Quantum Spookiness Spreads but the shorter one works better on a number of levels 🙂 Quantum Spookiness, what is that? Quantum Mechanics has been called the most successful physics theory ever … Continue reading

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