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chinaAcademics have controversial proposal for a tax to fund incentives for larger Chinese families

Academics proposed a tax on all working adults aged under 40 in China and the money would go to a Reproduction Fund to reward families who have more than one child. In the first six months of 2018, the number …

controversialSonny White at Eagleworks scaling EMdrive experiments to 400 watts

Breakthrough Discuss is an academic conference focused on the question of life in the Universe. More information on the Breakthrough Initiatives is available at https://breakthroughinitiatives.org. Sonny White has a new paper Spacedrives and Conservation Laws Raymond Sedwick University of Maryland, …

controversialHuman head-body transplant is expected in 2018

Sergio Canavero and Chinese surgeon Ren Xiaoping are expected to announce a date for body transplant in 2018. Canavero says head-body transplants are the next step for transplants. People have now been living for years with donated hearts, lungs, livers, …

brillouin energyBrillouin Energy Posts SRI evaluation which confirms net energy for Brillouin but so far a few watts

There is a 26-page technical report of the SRI investigation and testing of the Brillouin Energy low energy nuclear reaction system. In August 2012, SRI International (SRI – https://www.sri.com) was contracted by Brillouin Energy Corp. of Berkeley California (“Brillouin”, “Brillouin …

controversialCDC denies word ban

On December 15, the Washington Post reported that the White House sent the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) a list of seven words it was forbidden from including in official documents for next year’s budget. CDC …

chinaHow going Full Frankenstein can be made somewhat acceptable

The highly controversial effort to transplant human bodies is not a scam. There must be millions of dollars of funding for these effort which have been ongoing for at least 5 years. Case why Sergio Canavero leader of the body …

chinaSuccessful Surgical transplant of dead human heads as trial run for live humans

The world’s first human head transplant has been carried out on a corpse in China bu Dr Xiaoping Ren according to Professor Sergio Canavero. Professor Sergio Canavero, chief of the Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group, said the operation was carried out …

controversialControversial Body Transplant Procedure waiting for the right donor

Sergio Canavero set up a team to carry out head transplant (body transplant) procedure in China, working with Xiao-Ping Ren, an orthopaedic surgeon at Harbin Medical University who helped with one of the first hand transplants, in 1999. “The team …

controversialPilot Wave theory suggests Trumpet shaped Emdrive would have more thrust

A radio frequency (RF) resonant cavity thruster, EmDrive, is a controversial proposed type of propellentless electromagnetic thruster with a microwave cavity, designed to produce thrust from an electromagnetic field inside the cavity. Researchers José Croca and Paulo Castro from the …

controversialChina’s Emdrive in Chinese TV propaganda

A Chinese television propaganda piece that the english title claims to describe the EMdrive propellentless drive project. It appears they have or will very soon attempt to put the EMdrive into space in a satellite. The piece does not make …