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Forensics: Junk Psych in Courts. Truth: Why You Can’t Spot a Liar Just by Looking

Cops think they can read your mind. Read their court testimony. Psychologists say you can’t confirm deception by the way a person acts—but experts are zeroing in other methods that might actually work — Read on http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/why-you-cant-spot-liar-just-looking-180977359/

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Anthropology: Neanderthals Took Good Care of Their Teeth, Unlike Some of Us

No flossing? Some 46,000 years ago in what is now the Polish highlands, a Neanderthal man got some food stuck between his teeth. So he did what any self-respecting hominin would do—he reached for a toothpick, according to new research. … Continue reading

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Anthropology: Kardasian Precursor: ‘Blinged out’ female ruler may be evidence of powerful women during Bronze Age | Science | AAAS

Find from Iberian site suggests women as well as men wielded power — Read on http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2021/03/blinged-out-female-ruler-may-be-evidence-powerful-women-during-bronze-age

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Forensics: Lawyers lying in #2 impeachment proceedings. Brian Kalt Says Trump Impeachment Memo Misrepresented His Work

Lawyers for tRump lying once again. This half-baked legal crew must be desperate for R clients being chased by the FBI. Donald Trump’s defense team was accused of flagrantly misrepresenting the work of a constitutional scholar when asserting that the … Continue reading

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Forensics: Report: Pulse microwave attack in Cuba information.

New weapons revealed in this report summary. twitter.com/merz/status/1335382219339141122

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Forensics: Claiming prosecutorial misconduct, Trump tells allies he plans to pardon Michael Flynn: report

Here’s a guy files false election lawsuits saying he knows the law. Absurd. President Trump has told close allies he plans to pardon his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, — Read on thehill.com/policy/national-security/527481-trump-tells-allies-he-plans-to-pardon-michael-flynn-report

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Forensics: L.A. County sheriff, coroner clash over cop shooting autopsy reports

Cops always get their man. 5 shots in the back. LA Sheriff crows about his “transparency” and “reform-minded” management. Utter bs. After a Los Angeles County deputy killed a man, sheriff’s officials tried to keep the coroner’s autopsy report under … Continue reading

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Forensics: False positive testing from junk testing labs. HHS eased oversight of Covid-19 tests though it knew of problems – STAT

Typical example of “smaller government” myth used by Trump. Public health disaster results. Lab-developed tests are being used across the country to try to manage the pandemic, yet they are something of a black box. — Read on http://www.statnews.com/2020/11/02/hhs-relaxed-oversight-of-problematic-covid19-tests-despite-being-told-of-accuracy-concerns/

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Forensics: The psych dissonance of the bitemarkers of the #AAFS. Thanks to @maxmhouck

Ditto from me. “We conclude by noting that the resistance to scientific challenge by the forensic odontologists in their editorial reflects the rear-guard defensiveness displayed by other forensic analysts and unprogressive prosecutors.” “The illogical defense of bite mark analysis by … Continue reading

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Forensics: Huge Physician Group: Trump Falsely Accusing Physicians of Overcounting COVID-19 Deaths For Financial Gain is Reprehensible

Earlier tRump blamed covid-testing for covid disaster. Statement attributable to: Jacqueline W. Fincher, MD, MACP President, American College of Physicians Philadelphia, PA (October 25, 2020) – The American College of Physicians (ACP), on behalf of internal medicine physicians (internists) and … Continue reading

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