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GPS FOR THE SOUL
New Body, New Mind, New Medicine
CoAuthor, 'Super Genes'; Founder, The Chopra Foundation
Unraveling and How to Prevent It
Jane Simon, MD
Writes a weekly blog, www.drsimonsays.blogspot.com
The questions to ask is: What uproots and what anchors us? Discovering the answer and following the steps that connect and stabilize us, may prevent the treacherous state.
Tailoring Treatment, One Cancer Patient At A Time
Showcasing research with the power to change our world
At age 42, Holly Boehle was diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer. Fortunately, the cancer cells have been banished by chemotherapy targeted against a specific genetic abnormality in her tumor.
DNA Study Yields Big Surprise About The Tiny 'Molecule Of Life'
Forget about the static little ladder you heard about in biology class. DNA wiggles like crazy and keeps changing its shape.
Jon Krakauer Offers New Theory on How Chris McCandless Died
Alaska Dispatch News
Alaska's best news and opinion
Author Jon Krakauer posted "How Chris McCandless Died: An Update" Wednesday at The New Yorker online with the fifth theory he has put forward since 1993 to justify his claim that the young man did not die of reckless behavior but of poisoning.
CULTURE & ARTS
Xavier Cortada's Art: Inspired by Science, and Uniquely Miami
Erin N. Marcus
Academic General Internist, Writer
It had all the trappings of a typical Miami funeral. The eulogists, stifling their tears. The aria, Handel's mournful
Piangero la Sorte Mia
. The loud lamentations of the black laced
What's The Deepest A Fish Can Swim? Researchers Reveal Chemical In Cells Sets Threshold
By Nathan Collins, Science
See more ScienceShots. Now, a team of biologists say the threshold is set by two competing effects of trimethylamine N-oxide
I Sing The Body Hypoxic
John Berardi, Ph.D.
Founder, Precision Nutrition, www.precisionnutrition.com
Of course, you may never want to make your body bigger, smaller, and then bigger again. You may never want to hold your breath for 17 minutes. And you may never want to run through a forest fire.
Comets & Life On Earth: Impacts May Have Jump-Started Biological Evolution
By: Mike Wall Published: 03/08/2013 10:09 AM EST on SPACE.com Linked pairs of amino acids called dipeptides can take shape
'Directed Evolution' Pioneer Frances Arnold Opens Up About Sustainable Biofuels (VIDEO)
Cara Santa Maria
FA: I can make bacteria for example that will convert sugar into gasoline. FA: We’re just pumping all of this wealth out
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Old Tools for New Tasks: How Your Brain Decides When Change Is Good
Founder, The Connectome
When you learn something new -- a sequence of letters, for example -- an ancient structure known as the midbrain sends squirts of the chemical dopamine to your prefrontal cortex, effectively tagging the new information as "for your immediate attention."
Quinolinic Acid: Suicide Attempts Linked To Chemical's Presence In Spinal Fluid, Study Says
Hope for treatments The researchers did not compare the suicidal patients with severely depressed but not suicidal individuals
Synthetic Platelets May Have 'Profound Implications' In Care Of Hospital Patients, Wounded Soldiers
Wounded soldiers or surgery patients could soon get new help to stop the bleeding. A lab has successfully created tiny, disk
Bioluminescent Life At The American Museum Of Natural History (PHOTOS)
For organisms that do it, bioluminescence has many uses, according to the exhibit materials. Fireflies use flash to attract
DNA Extraction: PBS' Nova Explains How (VIDEO)
At 40,000 times thinner than a human hair, our DNA isn't usually much to look at. But if you're curious about your genetic
Can Nanosensors Curb Experiments Some Call "Animal Cruelty?"
Some call such experiments "animal cruelty." Others say animal experimentation is essential because it helps catch dangerous
Cyborg Insect Breakthrough: Generating Power Through Body Chemistry
Batteries installed on insects's backs can't deliver enough power to support planned reconnaissance and first-response missions
The Chemicals of Care: How Self-Compassion Manifests in Our Bodies
Associate Professor of Human Development
The power of self-compassion is not just an idea; it's very real and actually manifests in our bodies. When we soothe our own pain, we are tapping into the mammalian care-giving system.
Green Revolution Can Provide Food
Stephan B. Tanda
The human race will be around in a hundred years, even if oil won't -- in a big way at least. We will have long gone back to living off the land by that point, just as we did before the modern industrial revolution changed life seemingly irrevocably.
Are We Hard-Wired to Suffer?
Jeffrey Hull, Ph.D.
writer, psychologist, executive coach
We are culturally awash, once again, in a biochemical, reductionist moment. With this narrative in vogue, we take umbrage in labeling our issues, and deficits as "hard-wired" -- unchangeable.
Scientific Link To Autism Identified
After careful review of countless scientific studies, The Center's Life Sciences group was able to formulate a scientifically
The Biochemistry of Sales
Author, speaker, consultant, and co-creator of the Sustainable...
Any seasoned salesperson will describe a sales-positive customer in the following terms: relaxed, focused, high-trust, happy. The question is, can salespeople consciously create these biochemically-induced states?
The Key to Losing Weight that Nobody Talks About
Dr. John Neustadt
Medical Director, Montana Integrative Medicine, Author
What's completely ignored in the diet debate but essential to long-term success, is the need to realign the body's biochemistry in order to reach a healthy weight.
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