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Researchers switch emotion linked to memory

Researchers switch emotion linked to memory

Recalling an emotional experience, even years later, can bring back the same intense feelings. Researchers from the RIKEN-MIT Center for Neural Circuit Genetics revealed the brain pathway that links external events to the internal emotional state, forming one memory by engaging different brain areas. The study published in the journal Nature, also demonstrates that the […]

By August 30, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Evidence from Eight Different Types of Studies Showing that Smaller Body Size is Related to Greater Longevity-PART 2

Evidence from Eight Different Types of Studies Showing that Smaller Body Size is Related to Greater Longevity-PART 2

(PART 1) 3.3 Smaller Females Live Longer A comparison between male and female life expectancy reveals an interesting inverse relation between height and life expectancy among a variety of populations. For example, US males are 9% taller than females and have a 9% lower life expectancy [15]. Another report shows Polish men are 7% taller than women […]

Evidence from Eight Different Types of Studies Showing that Smaller Body Size is Related to Greater Longevity-PART 1

Evidence from Eight Different Types of Studies Showing that Smaller Body Size is Related to Greater Longevity-PART 1

ABSTRACT Aim:To report findings from various sources indicating that smaller sized humans live longer. Study Design: Collected mortality and longevity data from a variety of diverse studies involving animals and humans. Also collected longevity data from many nations and ethnic groups. Evaluated a broad range of biological parameters that may explain why smaller people live […]

Health and Lifestyle

Could coffee protect DNA from damage?

Could coffee protect DNA from damage?

Four-week coffee consumption affects energy intake, satiety regulation, body fat, and protects DNA integrity I have always been a green tea lover but I am considering to become a coffee addicted, and I will tell you why: Three to four cups of a ‘special’ coffee rich in green coffee bean compounds and roast products may […]

By September 1, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Visit Places: Relieve and Revive Yourself!

Visit Places: Relieve and Revive Yourself!

“I don’t mind doing the Who tours when they come along but I want to get out there and play”, was said by John Entwistle, a renowned musician of English origin. A change in the daily routine Everyone wants to have a time of their life when any such trip is on the cards, be […]

“Multi Domain-Protein” developed: Malaria vaccine from Germany is proven efficacious

“Multi Domain-Protein” developed: Malaria vaccine from Germany is proven efficacious

Münster, Germany, March 31, 2014. In collaboration with the University of Edinburgh in Scotland the biotechnology firm CILIAN AG succeeded to reconstruct an important surface protein of the Malaria parasite. The uniqueness of this vaccine is that it is produced in ciliates and covers nearly all variations of a certain parasite antigen – a worldwide […]

Anthropology and Psychology

PTSD can develop without memory of the original event

PTSD can develop without memory of the original event

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) develops as a consequence of an event a person experiences or is exposed to, such as a violent crime, rape or serious injury. The feelings associated with the experience – such as horror, helplessness, dread and fear – can be felt strongly after the event and the victim may experience flashbacks, […]

By September 1, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Learning to be helpless

Learning to be helpless

Learned helplessness is the term for essentially giving up hope for escape from an adverse situation or stimuli even when the chance to alleviate the suffering presents itself. After being subjected to an aversive or painful stimuli for a prolonged period of time (negative emotions during depression or animals receiving electric shocks in a lab […]

The forgotten psychologist

The forgotten psychologist

Psychology is a vast field with many researchers, scientists and collaborators working through the past two hundred or so years to advance our knowledge, so it’s not surprising that with so many people involved some of the famous contributors tend to slide away out of view. Otto Selz is one of them. The strange thing […]

Space and Universe

Cosmic Accounting Reveals Missing Light Crisis

Cosmic Accounting Reveals Missing Light Crisis

Pasadena, CA—Something is amiss in the Universe. There appears to be an enormous deficit of ultraviolet light in the cosmic budget. The vast reaches of empty space between galaxies are bridged by tendrils of hydrogen and helium, which can be used as a precise “light meter.” In a recent study published in The Astrophysical Journal Letters, […]

Very Distant Galaxy Cluster Confirmed

Very Distant Galaxy Cluster Confirmed

Pasadena, CA— The structures and star populations of massive galaxies appear to change as they age, but much about how these galaxies formed and evolved remains mysterious. Many of the oldest and most massive galaxies reside in clusters, enormous structures where numerous galaxies are found concentrated together. Galaxy clusters in the early universe are thought […]

Nearby galaxy is a “fossil” from the early universe

Nearby galaxy is a “fossil” from the early universe

Pasadena, CA— New work from a team of scientists including Carnegie’s Josh Simon analyzed the chemical elements in the faintest known galaxy, called Segue 1, and determined that it is effectively a fossil galaxy left over from the early universe. Astronomers hoping to learn about the first stages of galaxy formation after the Big Bang […]

History and Archeology

Belintash – Bright Star Over Rhodope

Belintash – Bright Star Over Rhodope

Belintash is a Thracian sanctuary, located 30 km from Asenovgrad in the Rhodope Mountain,Bulgaria. Belintash is a word meaning white or good stone. It might also have a Turkish origin meaning rock of knowledge. In recent years Belintash became an attractive center for many followers of esoteric trends; ufologists, psychics and others. The surface of […]

Rape is Crime Against Humanity. Prosecute Vatican, Now

Rape is Crime Against Humanity. Prosecute Vatican, Now

What would you think of a state that consciously allowed abusive actions to occur? A state that has no interest that such actions are a violation of basic human rights as well as a number of international treaties? A state where any attempts of accountability made by international bodies have led to shameful cover-ups? This […]

Monsters that Ruled Before Dinosaurs

Monsters that Ruled Before Dinosaurs

We have all heard about dinosaurs but have you ever wondered what kind of creatures ruled before them? If the answer is “yes” and you live in Australia or are planning to travel, you have the opportunity to meet with the Permian Monsters. This summer (Australian Summer!) the South Australian Museum brings the exhibition “Life […]

By December 5, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Unexplained and Unknown

By Road, Sea, Air, Space, And Wormhole

By Road, Sea, Air, Space, And Wormhole

Try as we might, we simply, can’t beat the speed of light: 186,000 miles per second. That’s the cosmic speed limit, imposed on us by the immutable equation, E=mc². Yet, most “ships of the imagination”—to borrow a phrase from Neil deGrasse Tyson—invented by science-fiction writers and Hollywood screenwriters, continue to enthrall us with their ability […]

Why can’t we find Atlantis?

Why can’t we find Atlantis?

It would help if we had some idea where to start looking. It’s been claimed to be off the coast of Ireland, in the Bermuda Triangle, and I’ve even heard of it being in the Andes. This much I can however say with some certainty: if it’s here, we will one day find it. We […]

By September 16, 2013 3 Comments Read More →
Adam and Eve: Ancestors or Hybrids?

Adam and Eve: Ancestors or Hybrids?

It’s now been proven that an Eve did exist. She is the most recent common ancestor of all humans living today. If you’re interested in working out how many greats go before grandmother, she lived between around 140-200,000 years ago. Don’t forget though that, according to the Bible, humans back then lived to nearly a […]

By September 12, 2013 2 Comments Read More →

Other Recent Posts

THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING (MOVIE): THE STORY OF STEPHEN HAWKING AND JANE’S LIFE

THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING (MOVIE): THE STORY OF STEPHEN HAWKING AND JANE’S LIFE

Recently announced is Stephen Hawking’s biopic The Theory of Everything, starring Eddie Redmayne as Professor Hawking, and Felicity Jones as Jane Hawking. It follows the story of Stephen and Jane’s life, from first meeting in Cambridge in 1964, with Stephen’s subsequent academic successes and his increasing disability. It is due out in the USA on […]