Noah Greenman

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Why a healthy gut may be the secret to a lean, healthy body

You may not realize it, but inside your belly lives an entire ecosystem that influences everything from your mood to your metabolism. It has taken researchers decades to uncover the existence of a thriving gut microbiome— the name for this community of bacteria— fighting for survival in the harsh …

Microbiology

Gene thought to cause obesity works indirectly

Researchers have discovered a “genetic switch” that determines whether people will burn extra calories or save them as fat.<p>A genetic variant tightly …

Feeding a Malnourished Microbiome

A few weeks ago, I heard a wonderful interview of the president of the World Bank Jim Yong Kim, and towards the end (around the 1 hour mark), he …

HIV Genes Successfully Edited Out of Immune Cells

Researchers from Temple University have used the CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing tool to clear out the entire HIV-1 genome from a patient’s infected immune …

For first time, scientists use CRISPR-Cas9 to target RNA in live cells

The genetic code stored in DNA determines everything from the color of our eyes to our susceptibility to disease. This has motivated scientists to …

Genetics

Scientists generate a new type of human stem cell that has half a genome

Scientists have succeeded in generating a new type of embryonic stem cell that carries a single copy of the human genome, instead of the two copies …

Scientists are asking the wrong questions of big data

Big Data has changed all that. These days, tremendous volumes of information are being generated and collected through new technologies, be they large telescope arrays, DNA sequencers or Facebook.<p>The data is vast, but the kinds of data and the formats they take are also new. Consider the hourly …

Big Data

The Dark Tower film confirms Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey

Well, those long-rumoured <b>Dark Tower</b> rumours have been confirmed and we couldn’t be happier.<p>Stephen King himself tweeted that Idris Elba and Matthew …

Giant virus can protect itself against other viruses

Didier Raoult, a microbiologist at Aix-Marseille University in France, must be some sort of virus whisperer. He'd made various discoveries about the world of viruses over the years. In the latest study that he co-led with fellow microbiologist Bernard La Scola, for instance, they discovered that a …

2016 League of Legends World Championship will be held in North America

The final returns to Staples Center, where SKT T1 won its first title at the Season 3 Championship.<p>For the third time in its six-year history, the 2016 League of Legends World Championship will be held in North America. Starting in San Francisco and making its way through Chicago and New York, the …

North America

New RNA letter regulates gene expression: Discovery brings RNA to the fore of epigenetics

Discovery brings RNA to the fore of epigenetics<p>A new study finds that RNA, considered the DNA template for protein translation, often appears with an …

Psychologists discover the most common relationship dealbreakers

People tend to weigh the negative aspects of potential romantic partners more heavily than positive ones, according to a September 2015 study.<p>The …

Why doctors are swiping C-section babies with their mom's microbiome

Are babies that are born by caesarean section at a disadvantage when it comes to future health risks? And can doctors do anything about it?<p>A new study in Nature Medicine aims to answer those two questions.<p>------------<p><b>FOR THE RECORD</b><p>An earlier version of this story said the study was published in the …

Pregnancy

How To Get A Six-Pack In One Month

See how you can go from spare tire to burning rubber and bring out the six-pack hidden behind that stubborn layer of belly fat; all in just one month!

Scientists Bust Myth That Our Bodies Have More Bacteria Than Human Cells

It's often said that the bacteria and other microbes in our body outnumber our own cells by about ten to one. That's a myth that should be forgotten, …

Funny Pictures – January 12, 2016

In case of fire… <br>viaI can’t help but think the odds are against me here… <br>viaRare photo of Leo DiCaprio holding an Oscar. <br>viaGood ‘ole Freedom. <br>viaHow …

Golden Globes

How A League Of Legends Match Typically Falls Apart

A whole lot of ink has been spilt talking about talking about how “toxic” <i>League of Legends</i> is. Little to none of this coverage has actually tried to</i> …

League of Legends is about to become a better game by learning from sports

"Players are treating League as a sport, so it's okay for us to design it as if it were a sport."<p>How do you improve a game that's been around for six years and has become a mainstay of the esports scene? How do you take something with tens of millions of players and actually make it better? Those …

Parkinson's Disease Gene Linked To Immune System

New research published in Nature Genetics suggests that there is a genetic component for late-onset Parkinson’s disease. The gene which is located in …

Contrasting Expressions of Love

The thoughts, feelings and actions of love are some of the most beautiful gifts one person can give to another. Being treasured, honored, and desired enhances our vulnerability and strengthens our sense of personal value.<p>When intimate partners experience deepening love for each other, they usually …

13 Scientifically Proven Signs You're in Love

Photo Credit: Halfpoint | Shutterstock.com<p>Slide 1 of 27<p>Introduction<p>Can't get that girl or guy out of your head? Daydreaming about the person when you …

How to achieve and maintain a healthy weight

In the fight against weight gain, when you eat might be as important as what you eat.<p>The holiday season and weight gain trends this time of year often direct focus to specific foods to eat in order to maintain weight. Questions regarding how often to eat are largely ignored.<p>Cultural influences …

4 Calorie-Cutting Tips That Won't Leave You Hungry

To lose weight, most people need to cut calories. Eliminating 250 to 1,000 calories per day usually leads to about 0.5 to 2 lbs. (0.2 to 0.9 …

The 6 Worst Training Mistakes That Prevent Bigger Biceps

If you’re planning on starting up a YouTube channel featuring your incredible workout abilities, you’d better make sure your future subscribers will …

Metabolism

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Sex with Neanderthals Gave Humans Immunity Boost

Neanderthals and other extinct humans might have endowed some of us with the robust immune systems we enjoy today, scientists now find.<p>These genetic …

Artist Spends an Entire Day Creating One-of-a-Kind Watercolor Tattoos for Each Client

Czech Republic-based artist Ondrej Konupcik, aka Ondrash, has a tattoo style that's different from the usual thick, black outlines–his colorful pieces mimic the carefree fluidity of watercolor paintings. The stunning works depict animals, nature scenes, and non-representational designs that look as …

Painting