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  • Espresso on Coffee Day
    Genes and coffee consumption and other coffee news
    This information should have come out on the more appropriate National Coffee Day. It's not your fault if you drink too much coffee. It's OK to blame your parents.A new study led by Harvard School of Public Health and Brigham and Women...
  • 10 strategies to stay optimistic and possibly live longer
    10 strategies to stay optimistic and possibly live longer
    According to an article posted on http://cnp.centerpointenergy.com, American lifespan has increased a by 27 years over the past century. Research from Yale University found that genes contribute to about 25% to the length of your life and that...
  • Is musical talent genetic?
    Music ability and the willingness to practice is in the genes, says new research
    Mom or dad may have driven you to cello rehearsal all those years, but you can also thank your genes for pushing you to practice, according to new research, "The genetics of music accomplishment: Evidence for gene–environment...
  • Genetic markers in modern populations indicate the Neolithic migrants who brought farming to Europe traveled from the Levant into Anatolia and then island hopped to Greece via Crete and then to Sicily and north into Southern Europe.
    Genes show seafarers populated southern Europe from the Levant
    Genetic evidence in modern populations suggests that Neolithic farmers from the Levant traveled mostly by sea to reach Europe. By 7,000 B.C., they were introducing their ideas and their genes to the native Paleolithic people, who had migrated to...
  • The gene behind blonde hair has been found at last
    'Blonde gene': KIT ligand the source of blonde hair, genetic mutation vanishing
    The “blonde gene” that results in human beings having blonde hair has at last been identified by a team of expert scientists from Stanford University. The genetic mutation is a very long sequence of genes being called KIT ligand ...
  • Paul Von Ward
    Paul Von Ward to speak at Phoenix MUFON on Saturday
    Writer-cosmologist Paul Von Ward will present a lecture to Phoenix MUFON on Saturday, March 22 at 2 PM at the University of Advancing Technology,2625 W. Baseline Rd., Tempe. Von Ward has developed a "self-learning cosmology" which...
  • Actress Kim Raver reads 'Since We're Friends: An Autism Picture Book' to children at Barnes & Noble Lincoln Square
    Autism risk is increased by air pollution and genetics combined
    Autism is a very troubling disorder that devastates families. Understanding the possible causes of autism may help to prevent this disorder. Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) reported in a news release on Dec....
  • Doctor Vonda Wright, MD Shares Some Unknown Benefits of Exercise
    Doctor Vonda Wright, MD Shares Some Unknown Benefits of Exercise
    There are many more benefits to exercise than just the attractive muscle tone and lowered body fat one can experience. In this video, Doctor Vonda Wright, MD. shares and explains some little known benefits of exercise. In addition to the common...
  • Are preschoolers' behavior problems in daycare centers genetic?
    Are preschoolers' behavior problems in daycare centers genetic?
    Behavior problems in preschool and child care centers may be an issue of genes, a new study finds. The study suggests that some children may be genetically predisposed to developing behavioral problems in child care and preschool settings,...
  • The Brain, DNA, and PTSD
    PTSD and the effect on DNA Part 1
    Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a much studied medical condition that can affect anyone at any time when the individual is subjected to undue trauma, fear, stress, or other abnormal situations like war where all the above probably occur...
  • Sirt1
    How genes relate mutually to your sleep patterns
    GENES!!! Have you ever wondered how exactly they work and what all is involved at the cellular level? That just contains way too much and information and research, so feel free to research it on your own time; but despite all of that, this article...
  • Truth or Fiction?
    Is Fat Genetic? - The Wisdom of Your Cells Book Review
    The concept of "fat genes" is nothing new. Many of us at some time in our lives have heard the phrase "its in my genes" used as an excuse for anything from obesity to low test scores in a particular subject.And, there is...
  • What inspires women and men not to cheat?
    What inspires women and men not to cheat?
    Have you ever been cheated on? It's never a good feeling. Often at times people feel guilty for their significant other cheating on them. It's important to know you can't control what people do. You can only control how you react.There...
  • Migraines
    Migraines: gene link
    Researchers linked an abnormal gene to both a common type of migraine and a rare sleep disorder. The finding offers insight into the mechanisms of migraines and provides a new avenue for exploring treatment options.By some estimates, more than 1...
  • Nurture
    Nature and nurture
    The new field of epigenetics has transformed the entire “nature versus nurture” debate.Scientists have recently found that the genes in a human body, approximately 23,000 of them, operate based on instructions "written" on...