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Fetuses Found To Have Memories
The Washington Times ^ | July 15th 2009

Posted on 07/15/2009 8:50:08 PM PDT by Steelfish

Fetuses found to have memories

By Jennifer Harper July 16, 2009

They weigh less than 3 pounds, usually, and are perhaps 15 inches long. But they can remember.

The unborn have memories, according to medical researchers who used sound and vibration stimulation, combined with sonography, to reveal that the human fetus displays short-term memory from at least 30 weeks gestation - or about two months before they are born.

"In addition, results indicated that 34-week-old fetuses are able to store information and retrieve it four weeks later," said the research, which was released Wednesday.

Scientists from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Maastricht University Medical Centre and the University Medical Centre St. Radboud, both in the Netherlands, based their findings on a study of 100 healthy pregnant women and their fetuses with the help of some gentle but precise sensory stimulation.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtontimes.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: abortion; fetus; fetuses; fetusesmedical; memories; memory; personhood; prenataldevelopment; prolife; unborn

1 posted on 07/15/2009 8:50:09 PM PDT by Steelfish
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To: Steelfish

Interesting article. Proves that they are humans inside-out


2 posted on 07/15/2009 8:53:55 PM PDT by greatdefender (If You Want Peace.....Prepare For War)
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To: Steelfish

Amazing. Little cuties.


3 posted on 07/15/2009 8:55:29 PM PDT by TXBlair (www.ragingelephants.org)
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To: greatdefender

So do they remember the day their mother decided to suck their brains out???


4 posted on 07/15/2009 8:55:50 PM PDT by Semperfiwife (Health "care" - by the same folks who run Amtrak and the post office)
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To: Steelfish

Fetuses are just little people that grow up to become big people. You ‘RATS hear that!


5 posted on 07/15/2009 8:58:13 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Hey America! How's that "hope and change" thing working out?)
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To: greatdefender
Interesting article. Proves that they are humans inside-out.

Presumed vegetables until proven human. Thats the crazy thing to me -- we always allow these whack jobs to frame the debate so that what we are arguing about doesn't even make sense anymore. Why wouldn't they be human? They ARE human! My gun is now called a gunetus; therefore, it cannot be managed under any law pertaining to guns. My money -- monetus. Can't tax monetus -- there is no code for that.

6 posted on 07/15/2009 8:58:21 PM PDT by Naspino (Not creative enough to have a tagline.)
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To: Semperfiwife

So do they remember the day their mother decided to suck their brains out?

Good Question


7 posted on 07/15/2009 8:58:56 PM PDT by greatdefender (If You Want Peace.....Prepare For War)
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To: Steelfish

Using the stratle reflex, which is evident within five months from conception, researchers have proven that the womb-bound child can learn. By repeating a loud noise which casues the startle reflex at first, the child learned that the noise was not to be ‘feared’ (startled over) and stopped jerking when the sound is repeated several times. But these lumps of tissue are a dangerous element in the war on ‘man-made global warming’ so men like Barry and his Science Czar are down for killing them wholesale or even after live birth.


8 posted on 07/15/2009 8:59:09 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Believing they cannot be deceived, they cannot be convinced when they are deceived.)
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To: Steelfish; MHGinTN

Gollies...

Just like real people...


9 posted on 07/15/2009 9:00:55 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Naspino

They are indeed humans from the start. My statement was basically to show the pro-choice believes that the child don’t have become human until a certain point in time in development. Pro-life, however, know they are humans after conception.


10 posted on 07/15/2009 9:02:16 PM PDT by greatdefender (If You Want Peace.....Prepare For War)
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To: Tennessee Nana
:^)
11 posted on 07/15/2009 9:03:16 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Believing they cannot be deceived, they cannot be convinced when they are deceived.)
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To: Steelfish

NO!! That is not possible! that would make the little parasites human or something. we cannot allow that, it would interfere with exterminating them./sarc


12 posted on 07/15/2009 9:03:44 PM PDT by madamemayhem (there are only two places in the world: over here and over there.)
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To: Steelfish

In other words, its a BABY, not a “Mistake”.


13 posted on 07/15/2009 9:04:57 PM PDT by Danae (I AM JIM THOMPSON - Conservative does not equal Republican. Conservative does not compromise.)
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To: greatdefender

I wonder if Barry’s eugenics loving Science Czar, HOldern, has given Barry a lesson on when science says the unborn are human beings? ... ‘Course that does mean a darn thing to Barry, since he advocated protecting those killing the just born via purposed neglect.


14 posted on 07/15/2009 9:05:12 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Believing they cannot be deceived, they cannot be convinced when they are deceived.)
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To: Steelfish

Gee, humans have memories. Who would’ve known....</sarc>


15 posted on 07/15/2009 9:07:07 PM PDT by freebilly
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To: Steelfish

It’s always taken an act of sophistry to think or believe that the mere act of being born would fundamentally change the essence of the person that is being born. It’s almost like saying that you’re one person inside your house and another person as soon as you go outside. It just doesn’t make sense.


16 posted on 07/15/2009 9:08:47 PM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: Steelfish
Anyone who has ever seen their child via ultrasound will learn quickly that these "fetuses" are the most alive, beautiful little people in God's creation.

Ultrasound of my daugther at 5 months along

17 posted on 07/15/2009 9:14:13 PM PDT by AAABEST (And the light shineth in darkness: and the darkness did not comprehend it)
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To: AAABEST

How absolutely wonderful!!!!!


18 posted on 07/15/2009 9:24:56 PM PDT by Aria ( "The US republic will endure until Congress discovers it can bribe the public with the people's $.")
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To: Steelfish

As if the Abortionists would CARE.


19 posted on 07/15/2009 9:38:35 PM PDT by 2harddrive (then)
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To: Steelfish; Quix

Thanks.

QX ping.


20 posted on 07/15/2009 9:42:32 PM PDT by Joya (Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, Savior, have mercy on me, a sinner!)
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To: AAABEST

Wow, that made me cry. Thanks. Beautiful.


21 posted on 07/15/2009 9:43:10 PM PDT by Joya (Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, Savior, have mercy on me, a sinner!)
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To: Steelfish

Makes sense since they are human beings...


22 posted on 07/15/2009 9:45:42 PM PDT by phatus maximus ( John 6:29. Learn it, love it, live it.)
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To: Steelfish

They are NOT ‘fetuses’ g0dammit, they are unborn human beings.


23 posted on 07/15/2009 9:52:11 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: Jack Hammer

fetus is latin for “little one”

I don’t see anything wrong with the term - it’s just another stage of human development.


24 posted on 07/15/2009 9:55:30 PM PDT by Scotswife
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To: Jack Hammer

Of course- except NARAL and Planned Parenthood and their supporters who have insinuated themselves into the Obama administration who think otherwise as do the liberal justices on the US Supreme Court.


25 posted on 07/15/2009 9:56:59 PM PDT by Steelfish
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To: Scotswife

I could not possibly disagree more; it’s a term which is almost universally used to depersonalize and dehumanize the unborn in an attempt to make their murder less unsavory.


26 posted on 07/15/2009 10:15:46 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: Jack Hammer

That’s the way the left uses it.

That isn’t the way it originated or was intended when the term was first applied.

But as usual - the left takes something and twists and perverts it.

So I usually try to twist it back to it’s original meaning...”little one”.


27 posted on 07/15/2009 10:19:32 PM PDT by Scotswife
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Marked for later


28 posted on 07/15/2009 10:22:58 PM PDT by Freedom2specul8 (I am Jim Thompson............................Please pray for our troops....)
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To: Joya

THX.

BLESSINGS,


29 posted on 07/16/2009 2:55:14 AM PDT by Quix (POL Ldrs quotes fm1900 2 presnt: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/religion/2130557/posts?page=81#81)
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To: narses; Pyro7480; NYer; Salvation

Please ping your lists.


30 posted on 07/16/2009 5:17:15 PM PDT by Dajjal (Obama is an Ericksonian NLP hypnotist.)
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To: Quix

Makes sense, doesn’t it?


31 posted on 07/19/2009 7:04:04 AM PDT by Joya (Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, Savior, have mercy on me, a sinner!)
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To: AAABEST

Thank you, That was beautiful and moving.


32 posted on 07/19/2009 7:24:00 AM PDT by Popman (Joe Biden REALLY can't be Vice President, can he ?)
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