Katie Kinloch

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Why thinking you're ugly is bad for you | Meaghan Ramsey

Self-Healing Muscles Grown In Lab, Implanted In Mice

The muscles also fluoresce when they contract.<p>No this isn't a joke, etc.: Scientists have grown working muscle fibers in the lab that they were then able to successfully implant into mice. Even better, the muscles can repair themselves, which is a significant step in tissue engineering.<p>"It's the …

Too much bed rest keeps ICU patients weak longer - Futurity

Prolonged bed rest in a hospital ICU leaves many patients significantly weaker, causing lingering physical problems even two years after discharge.

What is Alzheimer's disease? - Ivan Seah Yu Jun

How to Keep Happiness From Fading

No matter how miserable you are feeling at the moment, if you look back, there have surely been events in your life that have made you happy. Maybe the time you bought your first car, or the time you received that long-desired promotion. Or the time you lost fifteen pounds and were able to get back …

A Cure for Ageing?: David Sinclair at TEDxSydney

Aging

Alzheimer's can be predicted three years in advance with new blood test

All it takes to predict an individual's likelihood of developing Alzheimer's disease within the next two to three years is a blood test, according to a study published yesterday in <i>Nature Medicine</i>. The test, <i>New Scientist</i> reports, detects the concentrations of 10 chemicals that are associated with …

Why'd The Scientist Cross The Road? To Figure Out Why You're Laughing

Here's a joke: A man is sitting on the porch with his wife one night when, out of the blue he says, "I love you." His wife says, "Was that you? Or was that the beer talking?" The man says, "That was me — talking to the beer."<p>Maybe you laughed at that and maybe you didn't, but either way, cognitive …

How the Heart Is Like a ‘Little Brain’: Which Is Really in Control?

Modern science has verified what the ancients believed about one’s heart—that the heart is a center of higher wisdom. It can actually remember things …

Are Malcolm Gladwell's 10,000 Hours of Practice Really All You Need?

Practice makes perfect, but mastery might require something more than 10,000 hours of trying.<p>Keep practicing, and you might become an expert. Or maybe you won't. Who knows? Not the experts, suggests a raging debate.<p><b>Made famous by Outliers: The Story of Success, by Malcolm Gladwell, the 2008 book's</b> …

Big Thinkers on the Only Things Worth Worrying About

In his famous and wonderfully heartening letter of fatherly advice, F. Scott Fitzgerald gave his young daughter Scottie a list of things to worry and not worry about in life. Among the unworriables, he named popular opinion, the past, the future, triumph, and failure “unless it comes through your …

Undoing aging: Aubrey de Grey at TEDxDanubia 2013

Aging