Harriet Perino

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Teaching My Daughter, The Physicist's Way

I wish that learning can be a fun and educational process for every student - and their families.<p>I have little faith in any education system where …

Teaching

18-Year-Old Millionaire, Robotics Scholar Teach Students the Power of Technology

Jaylen Bledsoe is a millionaire at age 18 and credits a technology program for gifted third graders at his St. Louis school for his remarkable success.<p>Bledsoe taught himself web design in sixth grade after taking a yearbook design class. At age 12, he started an IT consulting company, and just last …

From neuromapping to biomechanics – the hard science questions that yoga researchers are asking

New yoga funding by the Department of Science and Technology will help further answer questions on whether, how and why yoga works and its limits.<p>The …

Yoga

A balanced fitness regimen includes balance training: Here's how to do it

Most of us don't think about balance until we lose it. But physical stability is integral to our survival and well-being, says Robbin Howard, assistant professor of physical therapy at USC.<p>"Balance keeps us upright and allows us to do all the many things in life we want to do," she says. Without …

Yoga

Beginner's Mind: A Back-to-Basics Yoga Sequence

Yoga classes that are open to all levels are a helpful resource for all, regardless of experience. New students won't feel overwhelmed by arm balances or wild inversions, and experienced yogis can benefit from going back to basics and cultivating a beginner's mind — and having a strong foundation …

Yoga

Ashley Judd's weight loss tips tricks include yoga, Zumba

Ashley Judd's weight loss tips & tricks include yoga, Zumba<p>comments<p>Aug 17, 2015 06:49 AM EDT<p>Ashley Judd recently showed off her Zumba skills at the …

Fitness

24 Most Effective Stability Ball Exercises To Enhance Your Body Shape

Jane Dizon<p>Nurse, Digital Marketing Specialist, and Writer Read full profile<p>Some people call them stability balls, exercise balls, Swiss balls, or …

3 Incredibly Simple Ways To Soothe Your Anxiety

We’ve all experienced anxiety at some point in our lives. Whether it's speaking in front of large groups people or performing on stage, that familiar …

Girls' Generation's Yuri started yoga because of repressed anger?

BTS talked about their dating life in an interview with Access.On May 18, Access released a video of the recent interview they had with the K-Pop …

Ira Israel: The Business of Yoga VI

I find it fascinating that the yoga industry has come to mirror Wall Street more than provide it with a new compassionate, abundant business model to emulate. Like the scarcity consciousness of Wall Street, there is the 1% of yoga millionaires and then the 99% of yoga teachers, most of whom are …

Diving Into Your Fear

The saying goes that when the Buddha was confronted with fear he invited it in for tea. Fear is something we all feel at one time or another; for some it can be crippling, for others it is subtle and pervasive, possessing different faces and disguises. On the one hand, fear is a natural response to …

5 Unique Ways To Keep Your Brain Young

While our brains do lose volume over time, the good news is that your brain is a machine -- capable of regrowth and the ability to learn new things throughout your lifetime. But exercising your brain and whole body are crucial. Here are some unique ways you can ensure your brain stays sharp as you …

The internet probably isn’t harming kids’ brains, scientists say

Contrary to claims by British scientist Susan Greenfield that prolonged computer use can trigger "autistic-like traits" and aggression, the internet probably isn’t rotting youths' minds, experts say. A new editorial in the <i>British Medical Journal</i> argues that there isn't enough research to show that …

Who Buys Ivory? You’d Be Surprised

A new international survey reveals what’s really driving the demand side of the ivory market.<p>The majority of people who buy products made from ivory say they would support banning the sale of ivory.<p>That conflicting sentiment is one of several surprising findings in a new international survey …

First Octopus Genome Sequence Reveals Clues About Camouflage And Big Brains

Superbowl-prediction gene not yet found<p>With its eight grasping arms, camouflage-like skin, and large, doughnut-shaped brain, the octopus’ unique physical traits have intrigued scientists for centuries--the late British zoologist Martin Wells dubbed the sea-dwelling creature an alien. Now the …

University of Chicago

Nasty Parasite Made Nastier By Virus Living In It

A better understanding of the virus could help researchers treat the deadly disease<p>The disease leishmaniasis affects about 12 million people per year, at best causing unsightly skin sores, and at worst causing the organs to fail and the patient to die. Researchers already know that leishmaniasis is …

Fish oil helps minimize disorders for those at risk of schizophrenia, study finds

As long as seven years after getting a 12-week course of Omega-3 fatty acid supplements, new research has found that young people at very high risk of developing schizophrenia were much less likely than those who did not get the supplements to develop full-blown psychosis, or to manifest a range of …

Matchmakers Are Happier Than Non-Matchmakers, Research Shows

Why do people like to play matchmaker? New research finds that matchmaking produces happiness and, the more unlikely the match, the greater the happiness for the matchmaker.<p>Transcript<p>DAVID GREENE, HOST:<p>You know, matchmaking is something that far predates the Internet. It's something that has been …

‘Icequake’ sensors track tidewater glacier melt

Researchers for the first time have used seismic sensors to track meltwater flowing through glaciers and into the ocean, an essential step to …

Global Warming

Rapid Eye Movements Show When The Scenes Change In Your Dreams

And also when you're awake<p>It’s easy to know when someone is in REM sleep—her eyes move quickly back and forth. Researchers have long known that the movements accompany dreaming, and theorized that the nature of the movements were indicative of some aspect of the dreams. Now researchers have …

Passionate kisses are not the norm in most cultures

Researchers looked at 168 cultures throughout the world to better understand where kissing does and doesn’t occur, and found romantic kissing was the …

Indiana University

Heat doesn’t have to get extreme to threaten health

As climate changes push summertime temperatures higher by the end of the century, scientists predict an increase in deaths and visits to the …

Climate Change

Is cancer a stem cell disease?

How stem cells talk to each other may partly explain why genes mutate and cause cancer, new research suggests.<p>The work focuses on a family of …

Cancer

Strangers, not friends, light up this brain network

New research helps identify how the brain determines if we’re experiencing something new or previously known. A newly discovered brain network helps …

The Brain

Home pregnancy test could predict risk of miscarriage or twins

A British company is developing a pregnancy test which will also indicated whether the mother is carrying twins and if she might miscarriage<p>A home pregnancy test which can predict whether a woman will have twins or a miscarriage is being developed by British scientists.<p>Researchers at MAP …

Pregnancy

You Don't Need To Go Low-Carb To Burn Body Fat, Study Says

If you've ever tried to lose weight, you've probably gotten drawn into the argument over whether it's better to cut carbs or fat from your diet. A new study doesn't completely resolve that question, but it does provide an important insight.<p>Some proponents of the low-carb diet insist that you must …