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Dr. Jerald J. Block

Biography:

Dr. Jerald J. Block is a psychiatrist at Oregon Health and Science University, specializing in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. Jerald estimates that up to nine million Americans may be at risk from what he calls "pathological computer use" and says that that he owns a patent on technology that can be used to restrict computer access.

Past Shows:

LHC Experiments, Honey Bees, Cell Phone Dangers & Animal Mutilations

Investigative reporter Linda Moulton Howe discussed the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), honey bee disorders, cell phone dangers, and cat mutilation cases. First, she delved into what scientists hope to discover with the LHC experiments at CERN. She interviewed Particle Physicist Joseph Lykken, Ph.D., who explained it was unlikely they'd produce black holes. But if they did, these objects would almost immediately evaporate into regular particles, so there was no danger in what they were doing. They hope to learn more about gravity, the origins of the universe, as well as produce dark matter particles, Lykken said. More here. In her second presentation, Linda connected the problem of honey bee disorders with the usage of certain pesticides. Nicotine-based pesticides have been shown to interfere with bee memories in lab tests, and the crop pesticide Movento, made by Bayer, was recently approved by the EPA even though it was known to kill honey bee larvae, she detailed. Read he ... More »

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