Humans and Chimps: Close But Not That Close

Science & Technology at Scientific American.com: Humans and Chimps: Close But Not That Close — There’s a bigger genetic jump between humans and chimps than previously believed by JR Minkel: “A lot more genes may separate humans from their chimp relatives than earlier studies let on. Researchers studying changes in the number of copies of […]

Tortured Qld toddler critically injured (AAP)

Tortured Qld toddler critically injured (AAP): “A two-year-old boy is in a critical condition after he was tortured and assaulted at a house south of Brisbane.” Just yesterday our prayer focus was on abused children, and today I find this on the news. It is sad, but this is the second abuse case that reaches […]

13 things that do not make sense – space – 19 March 2005 – New Scientist Space

13 things that do not make sense – space – 19 March 2005 – New Scientist Space: “1 The placebo effect DON’T try this at home. Several times a day, for several days, you induce pain in someone. You control the pain with morphine until the final day of the experiment, when you replace the […]