Archive for the ‘sciences’ Category

How Do YOU Define Yourself?

October 18, 2014


by Lizzie Velasquez at TED AustinWomen

Jack Andraka, The Innovator

February 12, 2013


Cancer, Innovation and a Boy Named Jack
by John Nosta

I’d like you to meet Jack Andraka. It’s a name you will be hearing a lot about today, tomorrow and in the future.

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Online Education

July 19, 2012

Free Food For The Brain:

Coursera

 

 

Slow Walking predicts ‘Dementia’

February 16, 2012

bbc.co.uk

The speed someone walks may predict the likelihood of developing dementia later in life, according to researchers in the US. They also told a conference that grip strength in middle-age was linked to the chance of a stroke.

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Forty Lab Beagles See Sunlight For 1st Time

November 29, 2011

 

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Lab Beagles Being Released

 

Why Quitting Smoking Causes Weight Gain

June 15, 2011

Huffington Post

WASHINGTON — Scientists say they’ve finally discovered why smokers tend to gain some weight when they kick the habit.

It turns out that nicotine can rev up brain cells that normally signal people to stop eating when they’re full, researchers report in Friday’s edition of the journal Science.

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