Robert Parker

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Why we feel emotions in our guts, and what microbes have to do with it

In the dark, oxygen-free zone of our large intestines, a vast community of life is flourishing. Scientists say there are more than 100 trillion microbes living there, and if you gathered them all together, they would weigh more than our brains.<p>In his new book, "The Mind-Gut Connection," Dr. Emeran …

Biology

Deadly bug strikes in a day - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

A deadly bacteria that can be picked up by a simple sniff can travel to the brain and spinal cord in just 24 hours, a new Griffith University and …

Link Between Brain Inflammation and Gut Bacteria in Chronic Liver Disease

<i>Summary: Researchers discover a link between gut bacteria and brain inflammation in patients with cirrhosis.</i><p>Source: Vigrinia Commonwealth</b> …

7 Habits of a Happy Brain

You can rewire your brain to enjoy more serotonin, dopamine, oxytocin, endorphin<p>Make this part of each day and you'll like the results:<p><b>Remember that</b> …

One in five of all plant species threatened with extinction

A fifth of all 400,000 plant species in the world are threatened with extinction, a major new study has said.<p>The "state of the world's plants" report …

Botany

Edible Landscaping - Edible Trees

Persimmon trees produce gorgeous orange fruits that hang on the tree into fall and compliment the colorful fall foliage.<p>Nut trees such as pecans are …