Posts Tagged ‘scans’

Largest brain study: 62,454 scans identifies drivers of brain aging

     In the largest known brain imaging study, scientists from Amen Clinics (Costa Mesa, CA), Google, John’s Hopkins University, University of California, Los Angeles and the University of California, San Francisco evaluated 62,454 brain SPECT (single photon emission computed tomography) scans of more than 30,000 individuals from 9 months old to 105 years of age […]

Surgeons remove 2 liters of poop from man’s colon to save paralysed leg (SCANS)

The 57-year-old patient was rushed to the emergency room in Victoria, Australia, where medical staff made the startling discovery. Left untreated the condition is almost certain to result in death. The bizarre case is reported in the British Medical Journal and reveals that the man suffered from acute limb ischaemia – blood flow restriction to […]

Listen: Israel scans troll websites to decide who can enter

Nora Barrows-Friedman The Electronic Intifada Podcast 3 May 2018 On this episode of The Electronic Intifada Podcast: Israel denies entry to the executive director and board chair of the Center for Constitutional Rights, using false information from Zionist blacklisting websites; author Sunaina Maira explains why the academic boycott is growing in popularity across US universities […]

Google Chrome Browser Scans All The Files On Your Computer

Google has come under fire for many questionable actions as of late — and the startling revelation that their widely used web browser, Google Chrome, is scanning personal computers around the world is nothing short of infuriating for its users. Big Brother is here — and countless numbers of people have invited this authoritarian presence […]

Mandatory Eye Scans & Finger Prints Required To Buy Food & Use Basic Services In India

India has the world’s largest domestic biometric identification system. Big brother in India now requires all of  its 1.3 billion residents to have their fingerprints, eyes and faces scanned in order to access public services like schools, grocery stores, welfare benefits and banks The Indian government has made registration mandatory for hundreds of public services […]

Fingerprints, Eye Scans Now Required To Buy Food In India, As Banks Cut Off Cryptocurrencies

By John Vibes There was a string of interesting financial reports from India this week that appear to be unrelated at first glance, but upon further inspection, they all seem to be working towards a common goal—an intrusive big brother surveillance state that tracks every single financial transaction for every single resident. According to the New York […]

Eye Scans & Finger Prints Now Mandatory To Buy Food & Basic Services In India

Next Story A new move out of India requires all citizens to have their fingers printed, and their eyes scanned in order to use public services like schools, grocery stores, the bank, or anything that fits in that same category. Things are getting quite hectic on planet Earth these days. It seems that any action […]

Facebook Scans Your Photos And Links You Send In Its Messenger App

By Aaron Kesel Recently embroiled in scandal Facebook is facing blowback from allowing its users’ data to be shared with political consultation firm Cambridge Analytica. Shockingly, Facebook has now admitted that it scans its users’ photos and links posted on the social media giant and will review text you send if something is […]

New Study: Brain scans can read human emotions with 90% accurately

How neuroscientists are learning to predict emotions with increasing accuracy.      Brain scans can read human emotions with 90% accuracy, a new study finds. Researchers have been able to predict the intensity of negative emotions to evocative images. They found that negative emotions have a ‘neural signature’ which a computer could learn. Dr Luke Chang, […]

Algorithms analyze brain scans to identify people with suicidal thoughts

In a small-scale study, researchers have shown that algorithms can analyze brain scans to determine whether an individual has suicidal thoughts. During the study, the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University scientists mentioned words like “death,” “trouble,” and “carefree” to individuals undergoing fMRI scans of their brains. Apparently those kinds of words spur […]

Atlantis Unearthed — Surprising Underwater Scans Show Lost Architecture on the Sea Floor

In his poems of the Iliad, the Greek Philosopher Homer introduces us to the mythical city of Troy, which remained a curiosity to many until the late 1870s when Heinrich Schliemann, on a hunch, began excavating the remains of an ancient city in Turkey. Although he was an amateur archaeologist and his methods were considered […]

Brain Scans Show Psychedelic Drugs Really Do Spark Heightened States of Consciousness

June 19th, 2017 By Carolanne Wright Contributing Writer for Wake Up World “LSD is a psychedelic drug which occasionally causes psychotic behavior in people who have NOT taken it.” ~Timothy Leary In 1960, Timothy Leary had a bright future as a 39-year-old psychology lecturer at Harvard. Already, he had made important strides in behavioral psychology […]

How do cops without guns handle violence?

     Confrontation, sporadic violence, and arrests during protests continue to follow the surge of racially biased shooting in the United States. People are angry, confused, and above all, terrified of law enforcement. They have lost faith and trust in the justice system of a nation which prides itself on racial equality. More than 50 years […]

Psychedelic Mushrooms Help Treat Smoking and Alcohol Addiction, Study Reveals

Recent study reveals that 12 out of 15 participants who received psychedelic mushrooms as part of a medical trial for smoking cessation remained smoke-free after a period of six months after the medical test had ended. by Ewao More and more scientific studies reveal the numerous benefits of psychedelics in therapeutical treatments. Like alcohol, tobacco […]

The Wages of Sin: Death throws of American empire and the rise of fascism

     When Plato wrote “The Republic,” his lament for a lost Athenian democracy, he did not believe democracy could be recovered. The classical world, unlike our own, did not see time as linear. Time was cyclical. It inevitably brought decay and eventually death, true for both individuals and societies. And in his “Republic,” Plato proposed […]

Germany needs 1,200 troops for Syrian anti-ISIS campaign – Chief of Staff

“From the military point of view, to ensure the operation of aircraft we need about 1,200 military personnel,” Inspector General of the Bundeswehr (unified armed forces of Germany),Volker Wieker, told the Bild am Sonntag newspaper in an interview. Wieker said that the mandate for the deployment may be given by the end of the year. […]

Huge hailstones smash car windows, buildings in Nhlangano, Swaziland

     It appears that there might be hope for the much anticipated rainfall as Nhlangano and surrounding areas experienced a heavy downpour in the afternoon yesterday which lasted approximately 20 minutes. The downside of it is that the rain was accompanied by strong winds and huge hailstones, which caused damage to property and vegetation. The […]

Big Sis Set To Zap Travelers With MRI-Style Scans

  Janet Napolitano’s promise that Americans won’t be forced to remove their shoes comes at a price Paul Joseph Watson Infowars.com Thursday, September 8, 2011 Janet Napolitano’s promise that travelers will soon not be required to take their shoes off at airport security checkpoints comes at a cost – new MRI-style scanners that will zap […]

UK: Rationing of Cancers Scans Begins

SOPHIE BORLANDUK Daily Mail Sept 8, 2011 Family doctors have been ordered to ration the number of patients they send for life-saving cancer scans to save money. They are being told to slash the number they refer to hospital for tests including ultrasounds, MRIs and CT scans commonly used to spot tumours. Last night experts […]

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