Debra Butterfield

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MS Breakthrough: A New Potential Pathway To Repair Multiple-Sclerosis-Damaged Nerves Discovered

Increasing the cholesterol synthesis gene expression in astrocytes of the spinal cord could repair the damaged nerves in multiple sclerosis …

Madrid plans to plant gardens on top of the city's buses

Madrid is drawing up lans to plant gardens on the rooftop of the city's buses and bus stops.<p>The authorities in the Spanish capital have come up with the proposals as a novel way of tackling CO2 emissions, The Local reported. The gardens are also intended to soak up heat, noise and pollution.<p>A …

This Startup Will Sequence Your DNA, So You Can Contribute To Medical Research

Will the opportunity to contribute to disease-ending medical research convince more people to get their DNA sequenced?<p>The price to sequence the human genome has dropped from $100 million in 2001 to just a few thousand dollars today. It’s now cheap enough that some people are starting to get …

Genetics

A Freak Accident Paralyzed My Best Friend. Now She’s Using Art To Get Her Life Back.

My friend Natalie lost control of her body following a spinal cord injury this summer. Six months later, we spoke about her recovery, and why she’s …

Mind

1/2 Tracey Emin - What Do Artists Do All Day ?

Touring the private Ferrari collection of David Lee

David Lee isn't Southern California's most famous Ferrari collector, but he might be its most determined.<p>The watch and jewelry magnate has curated a stable of the Italian exotics, which he houses in a private garage in the San Gabriel Valley.<p>Currently in the collection of red racers is a complete …

Articles about modern homes across spain on Dwell.com - Dwell

Homeland to Gaudí, Miró, and Almodóvar—just to name a few of the country's creative pioneers—Spain hosts a lively mix of both...<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.<p>In our Modern Across America issue, we spotlighted five American cities with design …

9 Healthy Smoothie Bowl Recipes You'll Want to Dive Into

If we’ve learned anything from our Instagram feed lately, it's that smoothie bowls are one of the biggest breakfast trends out there—and for good …

Healthy Eating

British and Dutch researchers develop new form of lie-detector test

Polygraph replacement could be in use in police stations around the world within a decade.<p>Police and intelligence agencies around the world have for almost 100 years relied on lie detectors to help convict criminals or unearth spies and traitors.<p>The polygraph is beloved of the movies, with …

Cambridge University

Finding Answers In Our Stories

In a fascinating interview on the topic of atheism versus theism over at The Stone in <i>The New York Times</i>, Yale University philosopher Keith DeRose, in email conversation with Gary Gutting, makes the claim that theists don't know that God exists and that atheists don't know that there isn't a God. …

How Successful People Make The Most Of Their Weekends

Over the course of our lives, we only get a few thousand weekends. The most successful people know better than to squander them by laying around or scrubbing the floors.<p>In her book, "What The Most Successful People Do On The Weekend," time management expert Laura Vanderkam outlines how to make the …

An App That Tracks Water Use In Real Time, So Californians Can Save In The Drought

Partnering with utility companies, Dropcountr is letting residents know for the first time how much water they are actually wasting.<p>Three years into California’s worst drought in half a millennium, most of the state’s residents still aren’t saving water. Water usage actually ticked slightly upward …