By Dianne Jacobs Thompson. Diluted seawater contains almost the same concentration of minerals and trace elements as blood plasma, and its sodium content matches that of blood. It has been used successfully in animal tests as a blood transfusion substitute, but human trials are long overdue.
By Larry A. Park. Mysterious Earth signals that are precursors to earthquakes and volcanic eruptions can be detected by "sensitives" whose physical symptoms can provide accurate warnings. Meanwhile, new technologies are being developed that can tune into these subtle energies.
By Peter Arguriou. A growing body of research reveals not just psychological and perceptual components to the placebo effect but also a biochemical substrate to the mechanism.
By Dr Tom Lonsdale. Dogs, cats and ferrets fed a regular diet of processed food suffer from a range of cruel and debilitating diseases. Pet owners can improve their pets' health by feeding them a natural, chewy diet primarily of whole raw carcasses or at least raw meaty bones.
By Dr Tullio Simoncini. According to this hypothesis based on years of scientific and clinical research, the cause of cancer is infection by a common fungus, Candida albicans. The good news is that it can be treated with a powerful antifungal agent that can't be patented.
Interview by Willem de Ridder. Alfons Ven, a Belgian engineer turned homoeopath/alchemist, has endured persecution by the Church, health authorities and the media over his Ven-Cures.