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  • In 1986, the National Academy of Sciences  targeted fragrances as one of the six categories of chemicals that should be  given high priority for neurotoxicity testing.
  • propylene glycol, which is considered an immumotoxic chemical;
  • cyclohexanol, which has a depressive action on the central nervous system

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  • Safrole, the oily liquid extracted from the root-bark of sassafras plants has been banned by the FDA as a likely carcinogen
  • originally made using the root of the sassafras plant

  • Most importantly, though, is to live close to work and stores to be able to get around without a car.
  • The average person spends 20 percent of his budget on cars.
  • find a place that does not cost a lot and does not require a lot of upkeep

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  • our emotions, cognition, behavior, and mental health are influenced by a large number of entities that reside in our bodies while pursuing their own interests, which need not coincide with ours. Such selfish entities include microbes, viruses, foreign human cells, and imprinted genes regulated by viruslike elements.

  • bacteria, which show primitive behavior as isolated cells, can display more sophisticated behavior as a population
  • a bacterial colony loosely mimics a biological neural network
  • identified linguistic and social patterns in colony lifecycle

  • microbial consciousness.
  • remnants of "microbial mind" can be inferred from behaviors of thriving microorganisms.

  • “collectors”, which are living amoeba-like beings that connect to nearly every person on the planet
  • What has been thought of as “human nature” to lie, cheat, steal, rape, enslave and murder is a false program installed into the human mind, and is NOT truly human nature at all.
  • one of the dark control grid’s functions is to block energy coming to Earth from the galactic core.

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  • of all the metals with antimicrobial properties, silver has the most effective antibacterial action and the least toxicity to animal cells

  • A majority of alcohol’s harmful effects are due to the acetaldehyde.
  • if you are a woman, alcohol causes tissue damage more rapidly compared to men.
  • acetaldehyde levels rise much more when women take alcohol during the high estrogen phases of the menstrual cycle.

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  • fungi are more closely related to animals than they are to plants,
  • there’s lots and lots of parasites jumping over from animals into humans and then having crazy effects,

  • It should be understood that as interest rises, bond fund principal will suffer some decline,
  • To minimize the damage from rising interest rates, investors should keep the average maturity of the bond fund under four years.
  • he recommends allocating about 30 percent to equities.

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  • he recommends using exchange-traded funds rather than individual securities.

  • By investing in different asset classes such as currencies and commodities and also by trading the same or different asset classes in different ways -- either by shorting or hedging
  • Shorting, on the other hand, is a bet that an asset, such as company stock, will fall in price.
  • people can buy and sell contracts on the future value of commodities or financial instruments

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  • gearing your portfolio for retirement is really a balancing act of growing investments, preserving capital and generating income
  • they might derive $25,000 a year in portfolio income,"
  • That's assuming annual returns of 7 percent or 8 percent a year and withdrawals of no more than 5 percent.

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  • University of California, Berkeley and the Broad Institute (affiliated with MIT and Harvard) have been locked in a patent battle over Crispr, potentially worth billions
  • Very Important Scientist Eric Lande
  • Michael Eisen

  • genes are quite capable of hopping from one organism into a completely different species
  • almost the entire virus genome was incorporated into the wasp's DNA.
  • These particles incapacitate the caterpillar's immune system

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  • some microbes write their lifetime experiences of their environment into their genome
  • Jean-Bapteste Lamarck. He thought organisms actually changed during their life, acquiring useful new adaptations non-randomly in response to their environmental experiences. They then passed on these changes to their offspring. 
  • he CRISPR immune system - in which specific lifetime experiences of the environment are passed on to the next generation - is one of a tiny handful of natural phenomena that arguably obeys Lamarckian principles.

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