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The genomics intelligence revolution

We’ve entered a new phase in the history of whole genome sequencing (WGS). Consider that researchers at University of Toronto just launched a massive project to sequence the whole genomes of 10,000 people per year. This is truly astounding when you recall that it took 13 years and $3 billion to …

There is nothing inevitable or natural about chronic disease

In the 1830s, British settlers in New Zealand imported European rabbits for food and sport. With no native predators, the rabbits soon took over. …

Chronic Disease

Have Scientists Found a Way to Actually Reduce the Effects of Aging?

There are some 200 different types of cells in the body, but they can all be traced back to stem cells. Before they differentiated into heart, liver, …

The effects of Crocus sativus (saffron) and its constituents on nervous system: A review

Methods<p>Information of this review article was collected by searching for the key-words "<i>Crocus sativus"</i>, "nervous system", "clinical application", …

Neuroscience Science Community - News, Articles, Multimedia | Technology Networks

Researchers show that protein Kinase C is a novel information integrator, keeping tabs on the recent history of neighboring synapses while …

Brain scans of kids overturn idea that tissue stops growing

New research seems to contradict a central thought in neuroscience: the amount of brain tissue goes in one direction throughout our lives—from too …

MIT researchers have developed a spongelike material 10 times stronger than steel

Stainless steel? Don’t make us laugh! A team of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has just developed one of the …

How exercise protects the heart

Although it is widely known that regular exercise makes for a healthy heart, scientists believe they have shown why this might be.<p>It encourages new …

Neurons modulate the growth of blood vessels

A team of researchers shake at the foundations of a dogma of cell biology. By detailed series of experiments, they proved that blood vessel growth is …

Reflections on the Future of Medicine

Recently, I traveled through China. I climbed mountains, hiked through forests, crossed deep valleys. I visited cities of every size. I floated across lakes and traveled beautiful shorelines churning with life. As a man of a certain age, I began to compare the permanence of the timeless landscape …

New York University

New Research Shows Hummingbirds Need Exceptional Brains to Hover

Hummingbirds are unique in many ways. Some of the the smallest birds in the world, they are the fastest fliers relative to their body length, and …

Buzzing the Vagus Nerve Just Right to Fight Inflammatory Disease

<i>Summary: Using kilohertz frequency nerve block on vagus nerve pathways may reduce inflammation, a new study reports.</i><p>Source: Georgia Institute of …

Nurture is as important as nature when it comes to IVF, scientists find

Nurture is as important as nature when it comes to IVF, scientists have found, after showing that the chemical 'soup' in which embryos are placed during their first days of life is crucial to their success.<p>In a study which will be presented at the British Fertility Society meeting in Edinburgh …

The unreality of reiki and distance healing [Respectful Insolence]

Well, it’s 2017. In a mere 17 days, unreality will become reality, as the most unlikely and terrifying President in my lifetime is sworn in. …

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How Many Fundamental Constants Does It Take To Define Our Universe?

When we think about our Universe at a fundamental level, we think about all the particles in it and all the forces and interactions that occur between them. If you can describe those forces, interactions and particle properties, you have everything you need to reproduce our Universe, or at least a …

Are you hallucinating right now?

You might be, and it doesn't mean there's something wrong with you.<p>Recently, in Bend, Oregon, a group five unrelated people were hospitalized for …

Cardiff University

Why willpower isn't enough to keep the pounds off

Have you been dreaming about that second helping of turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy? Are you planning to eat chocolate now and diet …

Top Secret Water (Full)

Frequent sauna bathing may protect men against dementia, Finnish study suggests

Frequent sauna bathing may reduce the risk of dementia, suggests a recent study in Finland. In a 20-year follow-up, men taking a sauna 4-7 times a …

Is Consciousness an Illusion?

In the current issue of the <i>Journal of Consciousness Studies</i>, Keith Frankish argues that consciousness is an illusion -- or at least that "phenomenal …

Consciousness

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How Silence Affects Our Brains in A Good Way, Science Explains

How is your memory? Is it as strong as you’d like it to be?<p>If not, then you’re definitely going to be interested in the memory improvement tips I’ll …

The Brain

Scientists Seek to Update Evolution

Recent discoveries have led some researchers to argue that the modern evolutionary synthesis needs to be amended.<p>Kevin Laland looked out across the …

Biology

Grand Unification Dream Kept at Bay

Physicists have failed to find disintegrating protons, throwing into limbo the beloved theory that the forces of nature were unified at the beginning …

Physics