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  1. The Science and Brain when IN LOVE

    by , 07-22-2016 at 06:34 AM
    You make my Dopamine,
    Serotonin, Endorphin and
    Oxytocin levels go silly.


    Getting struck by Cupid's arrow may very well take your breath away and make your heart go pitter-patter. Psychologists have shown it takes between 90 seconds and 4 minutes to decide if you like someone. Falling in love causes our body to release a flood of feel-good chemicals that trigger specific physical reactions. This internal elixir of love is responsible ...

    Updated 07-22-2016 at 06:40 AM by gracie7

    Health , Love , Science and Technology , Gracie's thoughts , General Knowledge
  2. Russia aims to develop 'teleportation' in 20 years

    by , 06-23-2016 at 07:32 AM
    Itís a question that physicists, philosophers, and science fiction writers have pondered for decades: how to travel from one place to another without travelling through the space in between.

    Now a Kremlin-backed research program is seeking to make the teleportation technology behind Captain Kirkís transporter a reality.

    A proposed multi-trillion pound strategic development program drawn up for Vladimir Putin would seek to develop teleportation by 2035.
  3. Cebuana lass conferred international award for malunggay anti-tumor study

    by , 05-26-2016 at 08:50 AM
    • Young Cebuana scientist received award for her anti-tumor research that uses malunggay seeds
    • Arian Rollan says her exposure with cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy inspired her to seek other alternative
    • She hopes that the Philippines would support her and other young researchers and scientists

    Young Cebuana scientist received award for her anti-tumor research that uses malunggay seeds
    Arian Rollan says her exposure with cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy inspired ...
  4. First Genitourinary Vascularized Composite Allograft (Penile) Transplant in the United States

    by , 05-17-2016 at 06:01 AM
    A team of surgeons at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), led by Curtis L. Cetrulo, Jr., MD, and Dicken S.C. Ko, MD, announced today that they have performed the nationís first genitourinary reconstructive (penile) transplant. The 15-hour operation, which took place earlier this month, involved surgically grafting the complex microscopic vascular and neural structures of a donor organ onto the comparable structures of the recipient.

    The patient, Thomas Manning, 64, of Halifax, ...
  5. Biotech Company Granted Ethical Permission To Attempt To Use Stem Cells To Reactivate The Brains Of The Dead

    by , 05-17-2016 at 05:53 AM
    A biotech company in the U.S. has been granted ethical permission by an Institutional Review Board in the U.S. and India to use 20 brain-dead patients for what is sure to be a highly controversial study: From next year, they plan to stimulate their nervous systems in order to restart the brains. Bioquark is hoping that its part in the groundbreaking ReAnima project will reveal if people can at least partly be brought back from the dead.

    It is important to note that at this point, ...
  6. Cure for HIV reportedly 3 years away

    by , 04-03-2016 at 01:17 AM

    HIV, or human immunodeficiency virus, particles in purple, cause the disease AIDS. (CDC/ Dr. A. Harrison; Dr. P. Feorino)

    A cure for HIV and AIDS reportedly could be just a few years away after scientists have been able to successfully snip away the virus from infected ...
  7. MIT engineers create glove that mitigates hand tremors from Parkinsonís

    by , 01-20-2016 at 03:42 AM
    The GyroGlove is a cordless thin-and-light wearable hand stabilizer. Itís powered by a battery, with a tiny integrated controller that drives a precession hinge and turntable, and a responsive gyroscope . The gyroscope isnít a detector ó itís an effector. And it has to move ďsilently and reliably at thousands of RPM.Ē With a motion disorder like Parkinsonís, the impedance of a personís normal movements is a major detractor from quality of life. Thatís why the device has to be so light, and why the ...
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