Fill Out This Form, Plato. -Or Project Baseline Wants To Find Truth, Beauty In The Ideal DNA Paradigm

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So clearly, The Goog is just jealous of code genius, Brittany Wenger’s Neural Networks.

And to that end, they are creating another “Moonshot” project out of their X-Division, similar to “Calico”

This one is set to be something like the Charles Darwin of the human genome. -But to an end.

Maybe one day, there will be a more blown-out version of NatGeo’s Geno 2.0 targeted at health, but right now Google wants to map the paradigm of the ideal healthy person’s genome in a project they’re calling “Baseline”…

Mayo Whomps Another Cancer Using Sneaky Chess-Tactics And Modded Infectious Disease

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So awhile back, we told you the miraculous story of Dr. Anderson & how he was able to beat a rare form of The Big C with a very clever proxy-war.

-Using a virus.

Just the way giving yourself Malaria actually cures Syphilis. Especially if you love the crazy.

Well buckle your seatbelts ladies, because the chessmasters of medicine have done it again and freaking WON! against another rare form of cancer.
 
Dr. Stephen Russell and his team…

IDEO Encourages DesignOn Concept Contributors To Tackle Old People

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I’ll leave it as an exercise for the reader to check out the full list of lifehack-style products & service innovations over at design-juggernaut IDEO,

-But By Far, my favorite of the bunch is the Snow White Evil Queen/Ghost of Christmas Yet-To-Come -style Aging Mirror.
 
I don’t know how far out they wanted to take the concept in its proposed future technological reach.

-But [at least in its most-blown-out-future-form] this could take a whole host of…

Links:
The Gray Mirror
at:IDEO-DesignOn:Aging

ASAPScience Babbles Briefly About Brain Bunk


 
7 myths about the brain you thought were true asap science screenshotHere, ASAP talks about common tropes, urban myths, or just plain zombie-information that keeps resurfacing about the complicated majesty inside your noggin.

You could probably find each part of their list somewhere on Snopes, to be sure.

They talk about how much & what type of damage drugs and alcohol do to your brain, how much of it you use, the Right-Brain/Left-Brain Creative Vs. Logical meme, and a few others.

Would have been nice if they got into just a little more detail on…

Links:
YouTube-ASAPScience

Google Does Nutrition Info. -Your Move, Obesity…

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It’s a very handy service they announced, where you can get your nutrition facts for over 1,000 types of different food straight from a web-search or an app. -Sweet!

And much like other web services like the previous leader, CalorieKing, you can change portion-sizes for exactly what you want.

Even better than CK, you can also ask it to tell you the carbs, fat, protein contents & a few other specs on the food you’re looking-up; -straight from the searchbox, without sifting first. -Better UX!

However, this is mostly…

Links:
InsideSearch-Introducing Nutrition Info

The Medical Library Association’s “Deciphering MedSpeak” Pamphlets Help Demystify Doctors’ Drivel Definitively

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For that small minority of civilians out there that have wondered what a given doctor-critter was saying on TV, in-print, online, -anywhere; The Medical Library Association has put out a guide just for you.

It’s basically in the format of a small, pamphletized Dictionary with whole & partial terms, prefixes & suffixes, all under each starting-letter and a short, plain-english explanation underneath…

Links:
Deciphering Medspeak-Resources List

Grab Yourself Some IV-Listerine, Because Biofilms Now Found All Up In Yo Arteries. -Possibly Linking Heart Attacks To Major Stress

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In the spirit of The MicroBiome that makes no man an island, science has found another connection to personal bacteria, and this time it’s linked to cardio-health.

(+strangely, this might even be the way that someone could literally be scared-to-death.)

SO: Part of the massive microbe colony in each of us is made of bacteria that take fat…



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