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When a group of genetically identical mice lived in the same complex enclosure for 3 months, individuals that explored the environment more grew more new neurons than less adventurous mice, according to a study published on May 9 in Science. … Continue reading
Multifunctional, Ultra‐Flyweight, Synergistically Assembled Carbon Aerogels | ReadCube Articles. At Zhejiang University in China, Gao Chao, the lead scientist in creating this material, says it is made with one-atom-thick sheets and fibers of carbon, so Chao and his colleagues have dubbed it … Continue reading
Surgically bypassing the stomach is not the only reason that patients this surgery quickly begin to drop pounds. Changes to the microbial make-up of their intestines also play a big role, according to a paper published in Science Translational Medicine yesterday … Continue reading
Suddenly There’s A Meadow In The Ocean With ‘Flowers’ Everywhere : Krulwich Wonders… : NPR.
Leukocyte set points in metabolic disease – F1000 Prime Biology Reports – F1000.
Truth and Consequences Studying the consequences of behavior has shed light on a wide range of life-science phenomena, pathological as well as everyday. By Susan M. Schneider | November 1, 2012
Nature versus nurture died a long time ago, for those who were paying attention. In its place has risen an enormous hodgepodge of nature-and-nurture variables at all levels, from subcellular to societal, interacting in nonlinear, go-figure-this-one-out fashion. Especially exciting is … Continue reading
Wow~!! Too much hygiene = autoimmunity? Can Parasitic Worms Alleviate Autism Symptoms? Can Worms Alleviate Autism?