Harvard scientists stunning achievement: Age reversal in mice
By: Terrence Aym
In the fields of longevity and aging research, a research team has announced a breakthrough that may be one of the most significant in medical history. Harvard scientists have successfully reversed the aging process and show how they did it in a remarkable study published...
By: Dr. Bryan Katz
How does the brain sense osmolality? Before answering this question, it is necessary to understand the meaning of the term osmolality as well as its implications for human physiology. In chemistry, the osmolality of a solution is defined as the number of moles of solute...
By: Patrick Sills
When a portion of humans celebrate their 100th birthday and have thus avoided the inevitable arrival of death a good 20 years beyond the time most will, such individuals are labeled as centenarians. So what comes to mind when you hear the term, super-centenarian? Do...
By: Dr. Bryan Katz
In decades past, autopsies were routinely performed on people who died in U.S. hospitals. Today, autopsies are largely restricted to forensics cases as well as those performed at the behest of the next of kin. Medical experts are not in complete agreement on the...
By: John Atchison
Say the word bisexual to some and they will tell you that it simply does not exist. You will hear statements like, "You are or your not" or possibly, "there is no in between when it comes to sexuality". This misconception has been one that...
By: Terrence Aym
In a potential breakthrough for future treatment of humans suffering brain damage, scientists at Tel Aviv University have implanted a computer chip into a living brain restoring motor function signals.The research team was led by Matti Mintz who told New Scientist: “It’s...
By: Dr. Bryan Katz
The term long term potentiation, or LTP, refers to a strengthening of synaptic connections between two neurons following intense, repetitive stimulation of the presynaptic neuron. Most neuroscientists think this process plays a fundamental role in learning and memory at the cellular level. This article will...
By: Grandma McGraw
Strobe light is intermittent or flashing light. The effect takes place in the human eye where the image seen during the last flash of light is retained by the retina long enough so that the ensuing image seems superimposed on the first. Early inventors fascinated...
By: Queli Beach
Billy is in jail for a crime he didn't commit. However, Steve, a credible member of the community, puts him at the scene of the crime, where he is accused of causing property damage. Steve identified Billy through a police line-up, and is positive on...
By: Lillian Henry
Most people are aware of what strobe lights are but not the strobe effect. The strobe effect, or stroboscopic effect, is the appearance of an object moving at a faster rate than it really is by showing it repeatedly in short time frames. Sometimes, this...

 

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