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?…
We’ve told you before about biohackers strapping stim-pads to their scalps to either speed up or chill-out and how Thync is formalizing that space with smartphones and science.
Well, another set of researchers is doing something similar to get serious about depression, by way of a happy-accident.
Back in 2001, Michael Rohan was doing research on how bipolar patients responded…
Somebody get Freakonomics’ Stephen Dubner on the phone, because it sounds like an enormous leap, but apparently it’s true.
In a study by U. Penn’s Johannes Eichstaedt, it seems that certain tweets are correlated with people having an increased-risk of heart problems not of the OKCupid variety.
For a little while now, people have been hacking their own brains with something called tDCS, or electrodes on the scalp, trying to enhance their mood and mental functioning.
-But the potentially-dangerous bro-science practice has had spotty results, until now.
Because a company called
Thync has pooled a team of experts to change all that.
When their engineers & doctors looked at all the different effects and the conflicting studies surrounding the noggin-zaps, from improvements on…
VIDEO And as a great companion video to the Vsauce post, ASAPScience asks if we can improve not our Strength or Speed, but our Intelligence through genetic means, and what people are already doing about it.
The core of their idea is based on The Cognitive Genomics Project, Big Data & Gene Therapy…
Researchers at Australia’s Queensland Brain Institute have come up with a novel application of an old tool that might seriously impact the lives of people suffering from one of the worst diseases imaginable; -Alzheimer’s.
“Breakthrough” might even be the word used to describe it.
Though he hasn’t yet discussed the inspiration for what is basically a Physical trick instead of
a pharmaceutical one, something lead Dr. Jurgen Gotz & his team to think that of all things, an old ultrasound box could be used on something as fragile as the brain, maybe even as a miraculous cure…
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