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The Cause of Phobias and Other Mental Disorders May Be Hidden in the DNA Memory, Study Suggests

By | 2017-04-07T14:48:17+00:00 April 7th, 2017|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

What if the cause of phobias has to do with the fact that our ancestors' fears are passed down to us through the DNA memory? The more we understand about the world around us, the more baffled we are. Even though scientists have previously speculated on the existence of genetic memory, a new study might [...]

Social Anxiety Disorder Could Be a Product of Genes, Study Finds

By | 2017-03-26T00:01:48+00:00 March 25th, 2017|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Social anxiety disorder shapes the lives of millions of people worldwide. Impairing social interactions, the condition has been previously connected to a number of psychological and environmental factors. According to new research, the disorder may be linked to genetic roots. Also known as social phobia, social anxiety disorder is the excessive and unreasonable fear of [...]

Family and Cultural Heritage: Why You Should Care to Learn about Your Roots

By | 2017-02-12T13:59:18+00:00 February 12th, 2017|Categories: History & Archaeology, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

Not all of us feel a huge connection with our cultural heritage, but quite a few of us do. What do you think it is about our cultural heritage that draws us to it? Some people might be of the opinion that traditions are sort of archaic and not relevant anymore, or that they are [...]

Children Receive the Intelligence Gene from Their Mother, Not Their Father, Study Finds

By | 2017-01-13T21:46:57+00:00 November 11th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

A study reveals that our intelligence gene is inherited from our mothers. According to researchers, the intelligence of children is determined by the intelligence of the mother. It makes absolutely no difference how intelligent or unintelligent the father is. This is because the intelligence gene lies on the X chromosome, which is present in twice the amount [...]

Heredity and Mental Health: Could Your Parents Be Responsible for Your Anxiety and Depression?

By | 2017-01-13T21:47:08+00:00 October 12th, 2016|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

It seems that heredity can be an important factor in one's mental health. It’s not a new subject, by any means, discussed with my weekend “kindred souls”. It’s a topic of conversation that has traveled between friends and opened up tangents to other regions of communication. It’s the topic of mental health, or rather mental [...]

Music Therapy Can Heal Cancer and Autoimmune Diseases, Science Confirms

By | 2017-01-13T21:48:09+00:00 May 29th, 2016|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Music therapy, or sound therapy, is the therapeutic practice of applying specific sound frequencies to the mind or body of a sick person. If you are familiar with the law of attraction, you will know that every single organism and every single object in the universe vibrates at its own unique frequency. The general idea [...]

Do We Really Have a Free Will or Are Our Actions Predetermined?

By | 2017-01-13T21:49:09+00:00 January 14th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , |

Have you ever wondered whether our actions and thoughts are a representation of random happening events or if we are truly free in making decisions of our own free will? Numerous times, we had the chance spoken to us by our closest relatives to hear about our similarities with our parents in the way we [...]

New Genetic Research Finds That Octopuses Might Be Aliens!

By | 2017-01-13T21:49:52+00:00 September 21st, 2015|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

If we are looking for alien life, then maybe we should check our own backyard, well, our oceans at least. A recent discovery suggests that octopuses might be aliens. It’s interesting to understand why this statement is true. The Octopus Researchers from the University of Chicago have discovered that the octopus genetic code is unlike [...]

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