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CHIP – VeriChip Corporation (NASDAQ)‎
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VeriChip Corporation’s volume on the NASDAQ stock exchange is more active than the number of Swine Flu Cases being reported. 

Why a sudden increase in VeriChip?

Reuters Sept 21http://www.reuters.com/article/rbssTechMediaTelecomNews/idUSBNG49295720090921   

” Shares of VeriChip Corp (CHIP.O) tripled after the company said it had been granted an exclusive license to two patents, which will help it to develop implantable virus detection systems in humans.  The patents, held by VeriChip partner Receptors LLC, relate to biosensors that can detect the H1N1 and other viruses, and biological threats such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, VeriChip said in a statement.  The technology will combine with VeriChip’s implantable radio frequency identification devices to develop virus triage detection systems. The triage system will provide multiple levels of identification — the first will identify the agent as virus or non-virus, the second level will classify the virus and alert the user to the presence of pandemic threat viruses and the third level will identify the precise pathogen, VeriChip said in a white paper published May 7, 2009. “

In this catching headline we have a new way to test if you have a virus or a non- virus with a little implant stuck somewhere to detect the precise pathogen?  Surely the little chip would have your name on it, and someone would most likely be able to track the implant wearers whereabouts.  Say that three times.  TRACK YOU.

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VeriChip has issued misstatements before and I am skeptical of any claims from them that can do what the new biosensor claims it can do.  As Tech Dirt pointed out in 2002-http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20021008/0926257.shtml

Back in February there was the press flurry around the publicity stunt family in Florida that wanted to get chips implanted in their arms for various reasons (not very sensible reasons, but reasons, nonetheless). In April, I was pretty surprised to find out that the FDA said they wouldn’t regulate the devices which allowed the family to actually go and get chipped. However, it turns out that the “FDA approval” was a farce. The FDA says they gave no such statement. What, in fact, happened was that the company, Applied Digital Solutions, asked the FDA not to regulate the VeriChip because (they said) it wasn’t a medical device. The FDA wrote back and asked for more information about the chip. Somehow, ADS interpreted the request for more information into an official statement from the FDA that the device was not to be regulated, and put out a press release, which everyone ate right up. There were, clearly, some confusing statements out of the FDA, but never an approval for the device. After the family got chipped the FDA announced they were “investigating” the company – so they’re not allowed to chip anyone else for a while. I wonder why anyone would trust a company that lies about FDA approval to then stick a chunk of silicon into their bodies?

Later, the FDA did give approval, but specifically said it was not for medical uses. The Associated Press had in 2007 story that got plenty of attention pointing out that a series of studies which found that VeriChip’s RFID products induced malignant tumors in animals. [sourced at http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20070909/232237.shtml]

http://www.engadget.com/2006/07/24/verichips-human-implatable-rfid-chips-clonable-sez-hackers/ notes just how easy it is to steal or alter an RFID’s chip information. 

So here here we are 7 years later in the midst of a Flu Pandemic and VeriChip partners in crime development, RECEPTORS LLC issued its flagship patent, US Patent #7,504,364 “Methods of Making Arrays and Artificial Receptors” March 17, 2009.  What a nice way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.

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Dr. Robert E. Carlson, inventor, US Patent #7,504,364 http://www.receptorsllc.com/news.html#news3  The White Paper outlines the patent here http://www.receptorsllc.com/documents/Virus%20Sensor%20White%20Paper.pdfWorth opening just to see the photos.

In October 2006, Digital Angel announced the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office had granted Digital Angel patent No. 7,125,382, titled “Embedded Bio-Sensor System.” Although it is unknown when commercialization of this glucose-sensing microchip may occur, VeriChip Corporation intends to market it as Digital Angel’s exclusive licensee in the area of human implantable identification products. Digital Angel has also developed a temperature-sensing microchip, Bio-Thermo, which is already available for use in horses and companion pets.http://www.govtech.com/dc/205833

Receptors recently received Patent No. 7,504,364 titled “Methods of Making Arrays and Artificial Receptors” and Patent No. 7,469,076 “Sensors Employing Combinatorial Artificial Receptors,” which are being applied to the development of diagnostic and sensor platformsor pathogens and other biological threats as noted in May of 2009 article here  http://www.tradingmarkets.com/.site/news/Stock%20News/2329416/

At least there isn’t an appearance of impropriety of the part of Receptor’s president Thomas Auth who doesn’t appear to have donated Democratic Party http://www.opensecrets.org/indivs/search.php?name=Auth%2C+Thomas&state=&zip=&employ=&cand=&c2010=Y&c2008=Y&c2006=Y&sort=N&capcode=p9fqz&submit=Submit. VeriChip employees on the other hand have connections to ex Heath and Human Services Tommy Thompson, Patrick Kennedy and other notables at http://www.opensecrets.org/indivs/search.php?name=&state=&zip=&employ=verichip&cand=&c2010=Y&c2008=Y&c2006=Y&sort=N&capcode=ydj3g&submit=Submit

Besides medical use  (Reutershttp://www.reuters.com/article/companyNews/idUKN2041333820080822?symbol=CHIP.O ) – Affluent Mexicans, terrified of soaring kidnapping rates, are spending thousands of dollars to implant tiny transmitters under their skin so satellites can help find them tied up in a safe house or stuffed in the trunk of a car.  The tiny chip designed by Xega, a Mexican security firm.

VeriChip’s Chip, might work and it might not.   Lot’s of privacy questions and good conspiracy here.  Even with its past questionable behavior, VeriChip may be Veri well chip the world.

In other scientific news on how to faster identify influenza viruses:  

*Scientis Kevin Downard, at the University of Sydney, and colleagues have used high resolution mass spectrometry to rapidly and easily characterise the virus.  Downard claims it is the most rapid and direct surveillance method to characterise subtypes of influenza virus with fine molecular detail. Read the full paper in Analyst at http://www.rsc.org/publishing/journals/AN/article.asp?doi=B912234F

*A test that uses nanotechnology to detect and diagnose infectious diseases rapidly is likely to be cheaper and quicker than established tests for diagnosing swine flu (influenza A(H1N1), says its inventor.  The ELINOR (Enhanced Luminescence of Inorganic-Organic Origin) test, developed by Brazilian researchers from the Physics Department of the Federal University of Pernambuco, uses fluorescence to detect specific viruses in patient samples.  http://www.scidev.net/en/news/test-can-detect-swine-flu-in-minutes-claims-scient.html

In non- scientific news on how to id the flu-  if  your sick, coughing, have a fever, and feel like shit you probably got it. 

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More related posts on the subject:

https://ahrcanum.wordpress.com/2009/09/21/swine-flu-vaccine-tracking-devices-barcoded-bracelet/

https://ahrcanum.wordpress.com/2009/05/27/the-obama-barcode-rfid-in-the-new-world-order/

Open wide, say ahhh and check out these posts on the A/H1N1 Swine Flu from Ahrcanum, where the conspiracy spreads as fast as the virus itself.

Our disclaimer-Swine Flu Conspiracy theory can sometimes be triggered by real world events.

https://ahrcanum.wordpress.com/swine-flu-report/

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Reacting quickly, Cheerios- the best-selling cereal in the world, is taking advantage of the Obama administration’ s admonishment.  General Mills will be issuing a new cereal to be named Obama O’s, of course -in specially marked boxes.  In compliance with the FDA,  OBama O’s will have absolutely no health claims.  

Obama O’s cereal will be made with Stevia.   In marketing the new sugar, this new sweetener is derived from the leaf of an herb called Stevia.  Consumer demand for so called natural products continues to grow, even in this mind boggling deficit and season of bailouts.  The sugar alternative is also known as Truvia and PureVia.

Cheerios and OBama O’s couldn’t have bought the kind of advertising and commentary it is receiving after the FDA sent a letter to General Mills Inc.  The letter scolded the company for violations and gave it 15 days to change the claims that the iconic ‘Os’ may lower cholesterol and help to treat heart disease.

With Obama slipping a bit in the polls, his advisor’s felt this the right time to allow the release of OBama O’s to the nation.  The O’s in the New OBama O’s cereal will be dyed red, white and blue.  The dye will be similar to the renewable, vegetable-based inks that was used for coloring easter eggs on the White House Lawn.  Those toasted O’ s will remain their crunchy texture unless the milk come from injected rBGH- growth hormone cows. The FDA fast tracked its approval at the President’s request. 

Plans are in the works for OBama O’s to correspond to the ad campaign for the Olympic Rings. ““The Obama White House is playing an unprecedented role in the bid to bring the 2016 Summer Olympics to Chicago, with top adviser Valerie Jarrett spearheading an effort that draws on the international symbolism of his presidency,” Politico writes, adding that “the emerging effort by the White House is unusually pointed in its attempt to wrap the campaign around the president and his appealing image abroad.”

The Original design featured was during Presidential campaign.  In keeping with his Barack Star image, the boxes will now feature Michelle, the children, the dog and special guest  Bill Ayers, eating breakfast in The White House.  Ayers was invited in honor of the release of his latest book Race Course Against White Supremacy scheduled for release on Amazon.  http://www.amazon.com/Race-Course-Against-White-Supremacy/dp/088378291X/ref=cm_sw_em_r_dp_title_featured?ie=UTF8&tag=tellafriend-20 

While no one has ever seen President Obama’s birth certificate or medical records, by all accounts he appears fit enough to bow down to kings and most certainly presentable as setting a fine example of the American judicial and political system.   General Mills approached President Obama to lend his endorsement in lieu of a court injunction and or product seizure.  Obama O’s will be served at all state events. 
 
Obama previously said, “Why can’t I just eat my waffle?” –after being asked a foreign policy question by a reporter while visiting a diner in Pennsylvania.  Press Secretary Gibbs today, noted that in keeping with a great American Tradition, food products today aren’t as  healthy as its packaging leads shoppers to believe.

This is the change you can believe in.  Hope in every box?  Don’t choke on it. Satire of course.  photo props to http://www.thedieline.com/blog/2008/10/capn-mccains-ob.html

On a more serious note, you might enjoy this related post- https://ahrcanum.wordpress.com/2009/05/14/cheerios-conspiracy-fda-corruption/

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