Yoga and Old Age

Yoga and Old Age

Everybody knows that yoga is good for you.  I’ve never gotten into it, but I’m well aware of its health benefits.  A new study from the University of Connecticut in the US has found that practicing yoga could help improve protein utilization among older women, leading...
Exploring the Ocean Through Sound

Exploring the Ocean Through Sound

Even as we circumnavigate the world, land on the moon and explore the reaches of outer space, much of the ocean remains unexplored.  As previously unknown creatures or whales with giant tentacle marks wash up on beaches, the deep ocean is just as mysterious as it was...
Mothers and Brain Development

Mothers and Brain Development

American psychologist Harry Harlow is a controversial figure; his studies on maternal development, which danced a fine moral line, had a deep psychological effect on his monkey test subjects.  While these experiments were considered highly unethical, they did lead to...
Rapid Evolution

Rapid Evolution

Life forms are evolving constantly, shedding away certain characteristics and holding onto – and in some cases picking up – others that ensure survival.  It’s been happening since there was nothing but bacteria, and will continue until there’s no life...