physiology

Researchers at Georgia Tech and Emory have developed a staircase that uses your own energy combined with springs to make going up and down stairs easier on your body.
It's a common fact that a high-sugar diet makes us fat. But only recently have researchers figured out that chronic consumption
2. Mentorship is posed as a career development opportunity as opposed to an educational opportunity Students who were mentored
Today, he's a Ph.D. candidate at the University of California, Berkeley. For the past six years, he's worked with Dacher
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.
It's time we take a hard look at the stated or implied benefits of traditional athletic shoes. Too often we look to fashion, trends, advertisements and celebrity endorsements for information on what shoes are good for our bodies. Instead, we should be looking at ourselves, letting our bodies tell us what works best. And that conversation starts with the way we walk.
Tell me, what feels more natural? One study in the 1980s showed increased cushioning in modern shoe soles actually increased
Simply put, your circadian rhythm is your body's internal clock. Operating on a roughly 24-hour cycle, it governs our sleep-wake cycle and plays a large part in everything from hormone release to body temperature.
So why do we lie? Sometimes, it's done to embellish the story about the fish that got away. Sometimes it's intended to shelter someone who would be hurt by the truth (i.e., "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus.")
I find it interesting that the Quran mentioned critical veins of the head, rather than those of other organs that are just as important. Indeed, severing other large veins in the thigh, heart, or liver, for instance, would also cause death.
In anticipation of this latest round of awards, Thomson Reuters is once again releasing its annual list of Citation Laureates -- scientists whose achievements and quantifiable influence among their peers make them worthy of Nobel recognition.
So what is the difference between being spiritual and being religious? One includes the other, right? Well, yes and no.
Creating the illusion that we are the dust on the mirror, the ego ensures that we believe we could never be so beautiful as the radiant reflection beneath the surface. Yet how extraordinary to believe that we cannot be free when freedom is our true nature!
It's Nobel Prize season! The three big science categories -- physiology or medicine, physics, and chemistry--were just announced on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Of the eight science winners, how many are women? Zero!
From fruity to minty to popcorn-y, all smells can be classified as one of 10 types of aroma, scientists say. Using statistics
The Nobel Prize is awarded in three science categories: physics, chemistry, and physiology or medicine. In 2012 each science prize was shared by a pair of researchers. Among this year's six laureates in these categories is the usual number of women: zero.
2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgOf 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.
"While we found minor differences in the body composition and levels of mitochondria in muscle cells of the rats, the most
"This finding may also have important consequences for determining which components of demanding tasks, such as driving a
We have a natural environment. And a world of fast-food drive-through restaurants, fax machines, escalators and email is not it. The nutritional environment we live in is toxic to us. The effects of that toxicity are rampant chronic disease and epidemic obesity.