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Comment: Re:Amusing - But Contamination is Contamination (Score 1) 173

by VibratoryDavid (#46594113) Attached to: Homeopathic Remedies Recalled For Containing Real Medicine

The fact that an inert placebo product is being contaminated by some random active pharmaceutical is funny, true, but contamination is contamination. A consumer product is contaminated with something it is not supposed to have; and low levels of antibiotic are actively harmful, not helpful. Since a safe product is rendered measurably unsafe, it is good that this was caught. Drug manufacturers regularly demonstrate that without monitoring and regulation bad products will enter the marketplace.

Nice to meet you, Sir Buzzkillington the third

Comment: Neuronal upgrade booths. (Score 1) 35

by VibratoryDavid (#45323949) Attached to: Mind Control In Virtual Reality, Circa 2013
Once the technology develops, I can imagine high profile tutors/academies using these technologies in concert with tdcs. Use a virtual reality system to run tests on certain areas of brain function, read the resulting activity, modify the action potential of the section of the brain that is 'lacking', implement accelerated learning sequences using the virtual reality system.

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. -- Arthur C. Clarke