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ABC News

Why Genes Don't Determine Your Destiny

In a bee hive there are thousands of worker bees that all serve one bee, the queen bee. The only difference between the queen bee and the worker bee is their food source. The queen bee is the only bee that is allowed to consume the protein-rich royal jelly. Epigenetics tells us that we are in control of our genetic destiny.
AP

Caterpillar Shut-Down: How Many More Manufacturing Jobs Must We Lose?

Caterpillar's decision to close Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD) in London, Ontario, will result in 450 jobs lost and an immeasurable ripple effect to the local economy. When Harper took office in the winter of 2006, there were 2,127,200 manufacturing jobs in Canada. Today there are 1,743,700 -- a total loss of nearly 400,000 manufacturing jobs under his watch. Over 40,000 manufacturing jobs have been lost in the last 12 months alone.