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Older People Can Learn Just Like Younger People, But They Use a Different Area of the Brain

By |2019-03-11T21:01:00+03:00December 6th, 2014|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Can old dogs learn new tricks? Why, sure they can, and so can we! The understanding among society has been that older people cannot learn as well as younger individuals. New findings contradict the notion that older generations have less flexibility in the brain. This flexibility (plasticity) is how the brain absorbs new information, thus forming knowledge. The [...]

Harvard Scientists Reverse Aging Process in Mice

By |2019-03-11T21:43:49+03:00November 8th, 2014|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

We are continually getting closer to finding the fountain of youth. In fact, we have found it, in a way. It is true, scientists have even been successful at utilizing this youthful concoction on lab mice-injecting the solution and watching the rodents completely regenerate into the youthful mice of their past. Although it may take [...]

Science Could Make Us Immortal, But Do We Really Need It?

By |2019-03-12T19:05:49+03:00September 10th, 2014|Categories: Food for thought, Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Immortality has been at the center of more films and novels that I can possibly count on my two hands, but with every new possibility of immortality, there rises a dozen more skeptics. With good reason, the majority of the U.S. population does not believe in immortality nor do they really want to be a [...]

5 Amazing Ways Meditation Can Affect and Change Your Body

By |2019-06-07T16:18:51+03:00August 11th, 2014|Categories: Human Brain, Medicine & Genetics, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

It is a wide-known fact that meditation is a powerful tool against stress, fatigue and anxiety. However, numerous scientific studies have shown that mindfulness not only makes you relaxed and helps you unleash your inner potential but can also significantly benefit your health and affect your body on a physical and even genetic level. 1. [...]

‘Elixir of Youth’ Found? New Experimental Drug Reverses Aging

By |2019-03-15T13:53:09+03:00June 8th, 2014|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: |

Scientists from Harvard Medical School claimed that they have finally found the 'elixir of youth' which can not only slow down the aging process, but also reverse it. This rejuvenating substance created by American scientists currently works only on mice. “We worked on understanding the mechanisms of aging and conducted experiments on mice. For this [...]

Neuroscience Shows You How to Become More Intelligent

By |2018-11-17T18:19:46+03:00June 5th, 2014|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

How to become more intelligent? The great debate on intelligence is a long and complicated one. For centuries, people have tried to discover how to increase their very own intellect. But now, thanks to recent advances in neuroscience on intelligence, psychologists have discovered multiple ways to incur neurogenesis or the growing of one’s brain cells. I [...]

Have We Finally Found the Elixir of Life?

By |2018-08-18T14:58:32+03:00May 13th, 2014|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

Since long, human beings have tried to look for a way to increase their average life span. This venture has not only been explored in the field of science but even in mysticisms, philosophy and history. The fountain of youth has been sought after by many, and it seems that researchers from the Institute of [...]

New Software Lets You See Your Three-Year-Old Child As an Adult!

By |2017-01-13T21:52:25+03:00April 11th, 2014|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

U.S. researchers developed a software program, which is claimed to be able to automatically generate sequential images of the future, predicting how the face of a child will change from decade to decade, as he will be growing from three years old to… 83. The research, funded by the Google company and the biggest processor manufacturer [...]