Chemical carcinogenesis indicates the induction or enhancement of the formation of new, abnormal growth tissue. It includes epithelial malignancies and mesenchymal malignant tumours. The cells usually replicate and invade surrounding tissues and spread to remote parts of the body. How is it determined which substances cause carcinogenic responses in humans? Observations … [Read more...] about Carcinogenesis and Food Additives
Is it scarier to see something physically or just know in your mind it's there? We've all had the initial childhood phase of thinking there was a monster under the bed or in the "closet", right? Well I never did; for me, I was always afraid that the monster was hiding in the darkness beneath my duvet! I was afraid that if I had my hands below the duvet or if I held it … [Read more...] about Corners of the mind: When fear takes over
Ever since the release of Night Of The Living Dead by George A. Romero, the public have had an ongoing fascination for cannibalistic rotted corpses that has culminated into popular franchises like Resident Evil and 20 other similar films by Romero himself. I could probably debate at length what the exact definition of a Zombie is but this would distract, if not defeat my … [Read more...] about Zombie Survival: Romero and ‘The Walking Dead’ Might Teach Us A Thing Or Two
Is there is a Sci-Fi fan who hasn't imagined themselves in the place of their favourite character? With unnatural strength, incredible intelligence and abilities that sometimes lean towards the bizarre, these characters have lives we think of as extra-ordinary. Real life seems mundane by comparison! Until you hear about the people who make real life stranger than fiction: … [Read more...] about Perhaps Not Superhero But Possibly Superhuman?
Injecting this drug may be thought of as introducing miniature crocodiles into one’s anatomy. This is why the drug is called, ‘krokodil’ or ‘crocodile’. When taken, the user’s skin becomes scaly and green, like a crocodile’s, because blood vessels rupture and soft tissues in close proximity die. Rotting sets in quite quickly, leaving the addict with horrible, distinctive … [Read more...] about Eaten Alive: A Puzzle for Law Enforcers and Policy Makers To Unravel