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Scientists Have Figured Out How To Delete And Edit Memories, But Are We Ready?

Posted by on June 8, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science, Technology with 39 Comments
Scientists Have Figured Out How To Delete And Edit Memories, But Are We Ready?

Scientists from around the world let us in on their research into how to manipulate our memories in order to forget or even create new ones.

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Research Shows the Power Your Thoughts Have on Health and Longevity

Posted by on June 7, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science with 6 Comments
Research Shows the Power Your Thoughts Have on Health and Longevity

Your thoughts about life and death have massive impact on how our lives. How we connect emotionally to our overall wellness and wellbeing may indeed be more relevant than any supplement, food, exercise, medical intervention or health treatment.

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Bill Nye Is Not a ‘Science Guy’: What He Gets Wrong About GMOs & Pesticides

Posted by on June 5, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Bill Nye Is Not a ‘Science Guy’: What He Gets Wrong About GMOs & Pesticides

If you liked Bill Nye before, you may not like him now. His new show seems to be short on science. Read one ex-fan’s take on it.

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Researchers Discover New Cure for Type 1 Diabetes (No Insulin and No Side Effects)

Posted by on May 17, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Researchers Discover New Cure for Type 1 Diabetes (No Insulin and No Side Effects)

Insulin may be a thing of the past. Research shows diabetics may soon be getting gene transfers instead.

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Scientists Say Telomeres May Be the Key to Unlocking Near-Immortality

Posted by on May 17, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Scientists Say Telomeres May Be the Key to Unlocking Near-Immortality

MinuteEarth explains the role telomeres play in aging across multiple species — and why some animals, such as the naked mole rat, don’t seem to age at all.

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Cannabis Reverses Aging Processes in the Brain, Study Suggests

Posted by on May 15, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Cannabis Reverses Aging Processes in the Brain, Study Suggests

Old mice were able to regress to the state of two-month-old mice by using a prolonged low-dose treatment with a cannabis active ingredient. This opens up new options, for instance, when it comes to treating dementia.

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High School Science Experiment Leads To Scary But Important Discovery

Posted by on May 15, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
High School Science Experiment Leads To Scary But Important Discovery

Five 9th grade girls from Northern Jutland, Denmark, did a science experiment for biology class. The experiment involved growing cress seeds in two separate rooms. The result is a shocking lesson in the dangers of radiation from common electronic devices.

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Theoretical Physicists and Astrophysicists Confirm Life is Nothing but a Great Illusion

Posted by on May 12, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science with 2 Comments
Theoretical Physicists and Astrophysicists Confirm Life is Nothing but a Great Illusion

A new study that brought together researchers from Canada, Italy and the United Kingdom has concluded that the universe is an illusion. They came to this conclusion while studying irregularities in the cosmic microwave background (CMB) – the so-called ‘afterglow’ of the Big Bang.

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Scientists Just Observed Epigenetic Memories Being Passed Down for 14 Generations

Scientists Just Observed Epigenetic Memories Being Passed Down for 14 Generations

Scientists have made some incredible new discoveries on how our minds can literally affect our biology, especially through the study of epigenetics, the branch of science that looks at how inherited changes of phenotype (appearance) or gene expression are caused by mechanisms other than changes in the underlying DNA sequence. Instead of looking at DNA as the only factor controlling our biology, scientists are also looking at what’s actually controlling the DNA, which includes our thoughts.

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Elon Musk: There’s One in Billion Chance We AREN’T Living in a Computer Simulation

Posted by on May 4, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science with 2 Comments
Elon Musk: There’s One in Billion Chance We AREN’T Living in a Computer Simulation

It’s almost a certainty that we’re all walking around in something akin to The Matrix — a computer-generated reality run by artificial intelligence and the majority of us don’t even realize it.

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Researchers Say Only Way to Guarantee Enough Food in 2050 Is if the World Turns Vegan

Posted by on May 3, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Researchers Say Only Way to Guarantee Enough Food in 2050 Is if the World Turns Vegan

With a global transition to veganism unlikely, the study explores the options left on the table if we continue to eat meat, as well as how climate change might narrow those options further.

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Do You Really Grow a New Body Every 7 Years?

Posted by on May 2, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Do You Really Grow a New Body Every 7 Years?

Have you heard the rumor that every seven years your body becomes a whole new person? Hank Green of SciShow reveals the truth about the rumor.

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New Diabetes Study Uses Smartphone to Trigger Cells to Produce Insulin As Needed

Posted by on April 27, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science, Technology with 0 Comments
New Diabetes Study Uses Smartphone to Trigger Cells to Produce Insulin As Needed

Researchers have only tried this on mice, but it worked! In the study, mice were injected with engineered cells that produce insulin when prompted by a smartphone app that measures sugar levels. Wow! Read about it here…

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8 Ways You Can See Einstein’s Theory of Relativity in Real Life

Posted by on April 24, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
8 Ways You Can See Einstein’s Theory of Relativity in Real Life

Want to see Einstein’s most famous theory in every day life? Read this.

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Science Proves What You Suspected: Walking in Nature is Good For Your Mental Health

Posted by on April 13, 2017 in Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Science Proves What You Suspected: Walking in Nature is Good For Your Mental Health

Do not underestimate the power of a walk in the woods: A new study suggests that even a 90- minute stroll in a natural environment can lead to measurable changes in the brain, and may help combat depression.

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