Author Archives: Anthony Liversidge

FBI Overstated Evidence in Many Cases

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/report-fbi-investigators-overstated-evidence-criminal-defendants/ HARI SREENIVASAN: News from Washington tonight that, for nearly two decades, during the 1980s and ’90s, top FBI forensic investigators routinely gave flawed testimony, overstating the evidence they had against criminal defendants. In more than a dozen cases, the … Continue reading

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Tsunami of Hacking of Gov and Personal

https://www.wnyc.org/radio/#/ondemand/446036 WNYC reveals hacking of NYC computers is serious problem PBS Weekend did ransomware this weekend April 17 2015 http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/ransomware-hack-attacks-holding-data-hostage-avoid/ is transcript But solving problem appears to be easy just start up in safe mode. Attached back u drives seem … Continue reading

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Zap Those Neurons: Gentle Current Makes Brain Stand to Attention

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/gentle-electrical-jolt-can-focus-sluggish-mind/ How a gentle electrical jolt can focus a sluggish mind March 31, 2015 at 6:20 PM EDT JUDY WOODRUFF: Next: a report on how researchers are exploring whether a small zap to the brain may actually be helpful. The … Continue reading

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Gary Null Platforms Vaccine Critics Evidence Clearing Wakefield Apr 14 2015

WBAI NYC. see http://thegarynullshow.podbean.com/ This is Tuesday 16 April. Previuosu day was The Gary Null Show – 04.13.15 Notes for 15: Why the pro-vaccine community refuses to openly discuss vaccine safety and efficacy – and the other strategies necessary to … Continue reading

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How to prevent peanut allergy: give babes peanuts

Slowly America learning that early exposure is protective Dishwashing provides another new example Best policy – grow up in a farmyard Finally the message seems to be getting through to America that lack of early exposure to antigens is what … Continue reading

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Smoking ban extended life, and bars and restaurants multiplied, in NYC

Eating and drinking establishments multiplied like mushrooms in NYC after the 2004 smoking ban was imposed by Bloomberg, who sees cause not correlation. The number of permits for restaurants, bars and cafes rose more than 27% to 23,705 at the … Continue reading

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Bias Hidden but Real

Two Op Ed Times pieces recently and another on unconscious bias Feb 21 Sun Kristof Straight Talk for White Men http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/22/opinion/sunday/nicholas-kristof-straight-talk-for-white-men.html   SUPERMARKET shoppers are more likely to buy French wine when French music is playing, and to buy German … Continue reading

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New Antibiotics Needed – Pharmas Giving Up

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/24/opinion/how-to-develop-new-antibiotics.html     THE bacteria are winning. Every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at least two million people are infected with bacteria that can’t be wiped out with antibiotics, and as a result, 23,000 people … Continue reading

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Scientology’s Chilling Effect

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/24/opinion/joe-nocera-scientologys-chilling-effect.html?_r=0 When I was at Fortune magazine in the 1990s, one of my colleagues was a reporter named Richard Behar. He had a special lock on his door, and he wouldn’t even let the janitor in to empty his wastebasket. … Continue reading

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