Monthly Archives: December 2009

BBC News – Human-like fossil find is breakthrough of the year


The discovery of a fossilised skeleton that has become a "central character in the story of human evolution" has been named the science breakthrough of 2009. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/8419487.stm Evolution Fish to Man. Man’s Debt To The Past. The Fishes Invade The … Continue reading

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BBC News – Scientists crack ‘entire genetic code’ of cancer


http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/8414124.stm Flathead’s He-Man Book Club cultivates reading among boysKALISPELL — According to a trio of Flathead High School juniors, …“There’s a disconnect.” There’s also the stereotype that reading is agirly or nerdy …http://www.billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/article_ff107062-e232-11de-a09f-001cc4c002e0.html Two 10 year-old boys (my son is … Continue reading

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“Every man is everyman” (humankind)


http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/8406506.stm   "Despite being hijacked during some of the darkest years of the last century, Darwin’s work proved we’re all born equal." (Creationism and the, so-called, Intelligent Design)   What does evolution mean to you? (‘Teacher, teacher, leave those kids … Continue reading

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BBC – BBC World Service Programmes – The Forum, 06/12/2009


"The weight of being: Psychological perspectives on the existential moment". http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6VD4-4VXT0VY-1&_user=10&_rdoc=1&_fmt=&_orig=search&_sort=d&_docanchor=&view=c&_searchStrId=1124733098&_rerunOrigin=google&_acct=C000050221&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=10&md5=c4047dbe8f6a8639c7eb6a23532bfdb2 BBC – BBC World Service Programmes – The Forum, 06/12/2009 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00551mg The Prehistoric Mind. How did Prehistoric Man Think? The Primitive Mind. "For that reason it is generally sound … Continue reading

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Social media ‘could transform public services’.


(Scroll back to get full content) Social media could transform the NHS and other public services in the same way that file-sharing changed the music industry, a conference has heard. Tom Loosemore, head of 4iP, Channel 4’s Innovation Fund. “The … Continue reading

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Secret Networks


‘Using such networks could help parents educate their children about online risks – and do something to bridge the digital generation gap, Prof Byron believes.’ “There are opportunities and benefits with the Internet and there is digital hatred. For parents … Continue reading

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