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June 13, 2013

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2013 the US Supreme Court invalidated gene patents held by Myraid Genetics when it ruled that isolated human genes are not patentable. This did two things to protect the human race. First, it prevented … Continue reading

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June 7, 2013

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2013 Brown University released a study that showed that breast milk boosted brain development by 30% compared to babies who were fed formula. The study also stated that if people waited until they were … Continue reading

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March 13, 2012

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2012 a Harvard Medical School study claimed that eating red meat increased the risk of death and has additional negative health implications. They also stated that it wasn’t healthy for people either, although beef … Continue reading

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March 6, 1869

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1869 the Periodic Table was presented to the public for the first time. Dmitri Mendeleev presented the table to the Russian Chemical Society and even correctly predicted the addition of three more elements in … Continue reading

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February 12, 1809

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1809 Scientist Charles Darwin was born in Shropshire England. His birth was not predicted by Nostradamus nor was there any comets or shooting stars observed on this date in 1809. And in direct contradiction … Continue reading

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August 19, 1993

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1993 Actress Kim Bassinger married Actor Alec Baldwin and the term “This is going to be a f$#*ing train-wreck” enters the American lexicon. Scientists soon discovered that there is a mathematical formula that states … Continue reading

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July 23, 1998

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1998 U.S. scientists at the University of Hawaii turned out more than 50 “carbon-copy” mice with a cloning technique. The mice’s (meece’s) fur soon changed color from lab-rat white to almost banana yellow. To … Continue reading

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June 15, 1667

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1667, Frenchman Jean-Baptiste Denys administered the first fully documented human blood transfusion. He transferred twelve ounces of sheep’s blood into a 15-year old French boy. To prepare the boy for the transfusion he was … Continue reading

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June 12, 2012

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2012, an extensive study of the wooly mammoth concluded that their extinction was brought about due to the earth’s climate changing as it exited the latest ice age, plus their hunting by humans for … Continue reading

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April 21, 1997

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1997 the ashes of Timothy Leary and Gene Roddenberry were launched into orbit around the Earth. Gene’s ashes were launched because of his desire to closer to space and the next Final Frontier. Timothy … Continue reading

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