Biohacker Genetically Modifies Himself to Be “Big and Muscly”

By Markab Algedi, Natural Blaze Mainstream media is reporting that “biohacker” Josiah Zayner attempted genetically modifying himself with a CRISPR gene editing kit he purchased online, to have “bigger muscles.” He tried to genetically engineer himself by injecting his forearm with a plasmid – a strand of DNA containing the gene that codes for a genome called…

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Why is Monsanto Offering Cash for Farmers to Keep Using Controversial Dicamba?

By Natural Blaze Is Monsanto getting desperate and worried about losing the trust of farmers? The ongoing Dicamba crisis gets a little more complicated with the installment of new restrictions. The monolithic corporation is now offering cash incentives to keep farmers using a chemical that is now restricted in several states. Bayer and DuPont also sell…

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Ask Reps to Support Pocan-LoBiondo Letter To Ensure DEA Reviews Science on Kratom

Ask Your Representative to Support the Pocan/LoBiondo Letter To Make Sure the DEA Reviews the Science on Kratom Kratom Warriors: The American Kratom Association (AKA) lobbying team has been working diligently on Capitol Hill and we are pleased to announce that Representative Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Representative Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ) have agreed with our request to…

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Thunderclap: Replace NAFTA Day of Action National Call In Today

​Pennsylvania dairy farmer Brenda Cochran says, “The underlying crisis afflicting rural America–rural poverty–is a result of federal agriculture, dairy, food and trade policies that do not provide farmers a fair price–one that covers our costs of production.  ​Farmers do not need NAFTA–we need a fair price–and NAFTA should be terminated unless farmers and workers are paid…

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The Sweet Flavor in Cinnamon That Burns Up Fat Like Crazy

By Heather Callaghan, Editor A compound found in cinnamon can burn up fat – scientists think cinnamon may be the secret to losing weight after they studied how the spice interacts with fat cells. Hot cider with cinnamon sticks? Yes, please! IBT reports: The organic compound that gives cinnamon its flavor, cinnamaldehyde, makes fat cells burn calories…

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Another Facebook Executive Issues Warning About its Disastrous Effect on Psychology and Society

By Vic Bishop “I think we have created tools that are ripping apart the social fabric of how society works.” ~Chamath Palihapitiya In a recent talk with the Stanford Graduate School of Business, former vice-president of user growth for Facebook, Chamath Palihapitiya, made some rather startling comments about the impact Facebook and social media are…

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The Microbiome In Your Body Thrives With Regular Physical Contact

By Josh Richardson Hugging helps the immune system, cures depression, reduces stress and induces sleep. Gut bacteria also appears to thrive with regular physical contact, suggests new data that shows ‘huddling’ actions lead to a synchronised microbiome. Beneficial bacteria in the gut are known to attack pathogens, manufacture vitamins and even act as anti-cancer agents….

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