One of the problems we have right now with obesity is that we are in an unprecedented time of caloric & sugary plenty in the developed world.
The reason that’s an issue is the human body evolved its metabolism to store fat, so you don’t die in a famine. -A thing we still used to have until very recently.
So now, where the body has not caught up to the times, science has. Because if scientists have their way, your present damnation of
excess fat could strangely become your salvation…
Though this discovery was originally aimed at the developing world, it might just turn around & George Jetson the hell out of a tricky surgical procedure.
What happens with a cataract is that some of the proteins in the lens go a bit wacky over time.
And these changes make them stop working the way they’re supposed to.
Since the standard fix is a bit iffy to have done in low-tech facilities, the researchers thought, “What if we could take that operation and put it in a bottle?”…
Well, NatGeo has started putting on a new series, and it’s right in-line with just about everything this site would ever hope to be about. -Just in video format.
It’s on Sundays, 9/8C and we’re already starting to get to the good stuff like, “More Than Human”, “Decoding The Brain”, and “The Age of Aging”.
So, while you’re waiting for the next installment, check out their
trippily-animated, Hayden Planetarium-meets-Minority Report-On-LSD website.
A linked-list of the major sections is below, to help you sift through & target the content you’d like to check out…
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-Ever wonder how much of something, harmless or not, that it would take to kill you?
Well from Mercury, to Polonium, Coffee, Alcohol, Water, Dehydration, Salt, Lack of Oxygen, Cherry Pits, Altitude, Height, Chocolate Bars, Marijuana, …
ASAPScience breaks out the numbers to answer your burning questions…
UK Food Scientists International Heroes like these guys have [re]disovered a curious natural protein that happens to have some seasonally-apt, and awesomely-paradoxical properties.
When the magical stuff is added to ice cream, the ice cream, in-fact, melts
slower. Not zero hot-weather drips, but dang close.
Also, this angel from upon-high to sweaty summer children has other benefits. It seems to make the ice cream smoother, similar to the more expensive varieties that have less air, finer crystals, & more butterfat…
So we’ve told you about the Human Micro-Biome here before.
That collection of microbes on & in us doesn’t just sit there, it affects us.
And so far it looks connected to at-least
stress, heart-disease, and obesity.
Well Scientists have done a few more experiments and it turns out, just like
the crazy-cat-lady-disease, the microbiome can also affect…
Why should the Red Bull and Monster guys get to have all the fun and profit?
The now-insolvent 50 Cent helped give you vitamins in your water. Red Bull gives you wings.
…So why not put a little more kick into the drink most Americans use for a boost anyway?…
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