3 decades ago, British scientist David Strachan coined the “hygiene hypothesis”, proposing that increased exposure to microorganisms could benefit health. Scientists at the University of Colorado at Boulder have discovered how that’s possible.Continue reading “The Good Bacterium”
Finding an unexpectedly good parking spot, getting through a meal without toddler tantrums are some of the small (read: BIG) wins of everyday life that resonate with us all. But how do these moments of feeling like a champion improve your memory – and not just one type of memory but two kinds of them? *Bonus – two types of memories, mate*Continue reading “Bask(in) Glory”
In the oxygen-deprived depths of the sea or earth, there exists a bacterial specie that “breathes” through its miniscule, protruding, electricity-conducting protein filaments known as “nanowires”.Continue reading “Small is Big!”
Your life is colored with a timeline of experiences. Every experience will occur at a specified time in your life. It won’t happen before it’s supposed to and won’t happen after it’s supposed to.
It will occur at EXACTLY the right time.
If you look at Product Development, the product goes through various phases from conception to being perfect. Your life is the same. You go through those various phases to ultimately make a stronger you. So, be grateful that the right experiences happen at the right time in your life.
P.S. Everything here is original. I took this photo, thought of this quote, designed and created this little badge.
The best antidote to potentially developing Alzheimer’s in later life has just been discovered: Exercise. While you may probably be aware of the health benefits of exercise, read on to find how exactly exercise can counteract potential beta-amyloid protein clogs– one of the pathological hallmarks of Alzheimer’s.Continue reading “Exercise prevents Alzheimer’s: Irisin is the Reason”
Minuscule machines, much much smaller than this full stop here (.) have the ability to drill into cancer cells, killing them in just 60 seconds.Continue reading “Nano-sized machine kills cancer cells in 60 seconds”
A truly fascinating organ of the human body is the grey and white mesh up there: the brain. It can adeptly differentiate and recognize the emotions and vibes emanating from someone. So what happens within the brain when it encounters a threatening cue, such as an aggressive voice? Continue reading “Brain spurred in a jiffy by this cue”
My first ever WordPress award! Am I thrilled. And humbled. Thank you so much Rad Gamer for nominating me (and for the support)! Hop on to Rad’s blog, it’s amazing and inspirational; the quotes are spot-on.
The rules first: Continue reading “Sunshine Blogger Award!”
It is in the nature of water … to become transformed into earth through a predominating earthy virtue;
… it is in the nature of earth to become transformed into water through a predominating aqueous virtue.
~ Ibn Sina (Avicenna)
In response to Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: #21 Splash
Imagine being independent again after, like, lightyears. ‘Exhilarated’ is an understatement. ‘Exhilarated x 10’ probably sums up the feeling. Oh, and a tad bit terrified. Continue reading “Breakthrough by Swiss neuroscientists ‘as precise as a Swiss watch’”