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The Age of Neuroelectronics

Source: Wireheading Every so often, when some new scientific paper is published or new experiment revealed, the press pronounces the creation of the first bionic man—part human, part machine. Science fiction, they say, has become scientific reality; the age of … Continue reading

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Should we sleep more to lose weight?

Jamie Price EurekAlert 7/10/12, Zurich, Switzerland. Research to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (SSIB), the foremost society for research into all aspects of eating and drinking behavior, suggests that sleep … Continue reading

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MIT creates glucose fuel cell to power implanted brain-computer interfaces

Sabastian Anthony Extreme Tech Neuroengineers at MIT have created a implantable fuel cell that generates electricity from the glucose present in the cerebrospinal fluid that flows around your brain and spinal cord. In theory, this fuel cell could eventually drive … Continue reading

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Laws restricting nonviolent activity are acts of aggression

J.G. Vibes activistpost.com There is this idea in our society that has been bred into us through the media, government schools and culture, where law must line up perfectly with traditions and social convention. If something is frowned upon or … Continue reading

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Wittgenstein on Language

Partially Examined Life On Ludwig Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Investigations, Part I, sections 1-33 and 191-360 (written around 1946). What is linguistic meaning? Wittgenstein argues that it’s not some mysterious entity in the mind, but that it is a public matter: you … Continue reading

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Sugar production switch in liver may offer target for new diabetes therapies

Andy Hoang EurekAlert Salk researchers find molecular switch that controls liver glucose production and may represent a new avenue for treating insulin-resistant type II diabetes. In their extraordinary quest to decode human metabolism, researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological … Continue reading

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The Amazing Healing Properties of Fermented Foods

Sayer Ji GreenMedInfo Between the hard and fast dichotomies of cooked and raw, dead and alive, is this beautiful thing called fermented.  A place where many of the digestive challenges associated with raw foods (e.g. enzyme inhibitors, antinutrients, lectins) are … Continue reading

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Large number of Facebook friends linked to narcissism

JohnThomas Didymus Digital Journal According to a new study by researchers at Western Illinois University (WIU), the pattern of your Facebook activity may reveal “socially disruptive” narcissist tendencies. According to a new study by researchers at Western Illinois University (WIU), … Continue reading

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Examining His Own Body, Stanford Geneticist Stops Diabetes in Its Tracks

Jon Cohen Science NOW Michael Snyder has taken “know thyself” to the next level—and helped heal thyself. Over a 14-month period, the molecular geneticist at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, analyzed his blood 20 different times to pluck out … Continue reading

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Coffee: Drug, Medicine or Sacrament?

Sayer Ji Natural Society It is inhumane, in my opinion, to force people who have a genuine medical need for coffee to wait in line behind people who apparently view it as some kind of recreational activity. ~ David Barry … Continue reading

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