"A recent review of 15 studies involving 163,796 births found that, compared with babies delivered vaginally, those born by cesarean section were 26 percent more likely to be overweight and 22 percent more likely to be obese as adults."
We may think of ourselves as just human, but we’re really a mass of microorganisms housed in a human shell. Every person alive is host to about 100 trillion bacterial cells. They outnumber human cells 10 to one and account for 99.9 percent of the unique genes in the body.
#antibiotics #microbiome #bacteria
I had for long been a strong believer in the new technologies as I assumed they were inherently better and would improve lives. I will now never ever trust a cloud service provider with my data. Companies too must learn to never rely on others for your security and confidentiality requirements.
Cryptographers have long suspected that the agency planted vulnerabilities in a standard adopted in 2006 by the National Institute of Standards and Technology and later by the International Organization for Standardization, which has 163 countries as members.
Classified N.S.A. memos appear to confirm that the fatal weakness, discovered by two Microsoft cryptographers in 2007, was engineered by the agency. The N.S.A. wrote the standard and aggressively pushed it on the international group, privately calling the effort “a challenge in finesse.”
“Eventually, N.S.A. became the sole editor,” the memo says.
Even though I am "probably" not directly affected by all the spying that the US government seems to be indulging in, I understand and expect that the any government action must be transparent and accountable. The current US government which I am reading and hearing about is not a government which I would trust or believe in.
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