Study shows laughter produces brain waves like master of meditation

In a study from Loma Linda University Health, presented at the Experimental Biology conference meetings in San Diego, joyful or mirthful laughter was shown to produce brain wave frequencies similar to those seen among people who reach what is considered the desired “true state of meditation.” Researchers, led by Lee Berk, an associate professor in …

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Scientists grow fully functional tooth from stem cells

Though teeth have been grown in mice before, scientists revealed in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences success at growing a ‘fully functional’ tooth from stem cells in mice. The article states: “Here, we report a successful fully functioning tooth replacement in an adult mouse achieved through the transplantation of bioengineered tooth germ …

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Scientist’s fMRI, mind reading, crystals and the third eye (VIDEO)

Kyanite crystals and thought transference This year, CBS’ 60 minutes reported that scientists are coming close to “reading minds” with fMRI scans. It’s only a matter of time when science will catch up and realize the ability to “read minds” is an innate human skill that ancient metaphysicians have documented for thousands of years and …

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Scientists discover in new sex-reversed species the females have the penis

In sex-reversed cave insects, females have the penises Current Biology, Yoshizawa et al. Snails have their genitals on their necks, penguins don’t have them at all, male seahorses carry the pregnancy and give birth and female hyena’s have a pseudopenis. The animal kingdom never ceases to amaze and shock us with its variety. Now, researchers …

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Scientific discovery: Silver bullets not only kill vampires but bacteria

Silver bullets: Kill bacteria Silver bullets aren’t only the Lone Ranger’s calling card, “a symbol of justice, law and order,” and an effective way to kill a vampire, but according to a recent press release by the University of New Hampshire: a powerful antimicrobial. A November 9th 2009, press release, Antimicrobials: Silver (and copper) bullets …

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Study proves brain to brain communication through power of thought alone (VIDEO)

Dr. Chris James University of Southampton The University of Southampton recently demonstrated that communication from person to person through the power of thought alone is absolutely possible. A Brain-Computer Interfacing (BCI) was used to capture brain signals that translated into commands which the humans could control just by thinking. Dr Christopher James from the University’s …

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Can new algorithm decipher who wrote the Bible?

Torah Wikimedia Commons A new software program developed by Bar-Ilan University computer scientist Moshe Koppel, his student Navot Akiva, Tel Aviv University computer scientist Nachum Dershowitz, and Hebrew University graduate student Idan Dershowitz has a novel algorithm that can analyze texts and determine information about an “unknown author,? whether they are male or female, their …

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Scientists find link between negative emotions and inflammation

Links between emotional states (like anger, anxiety, and depression), brain function and inflammation Photo credit: Philip Bitnar / Koukej Makak Production on Flickr (cc) Finally, scientists are closing in on the mind-body connection. In new groundbreaking research, they have discovered yet one more link between emotional states (like anger, anxiety, and depression), brain function and …

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America debuts an all marijuana cigarette and the Club of Hashish-Eaters

Celebstoner and The Cannabist announced on April 28, 2014, that 10-pack Cranfords Cannabis Cigarettes with 100 milligrams of THC are now available for sale in stores in Colorado. This isn’t the first time in history cannabis has made a major debut. Until mid nineteenth century, cannabis use remained quite secretive in Europe until the dawn …

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Scientific study proves frankincense fights inflammatory disease

Ph.D. student Olga Scherer from Jena University compares the resin of Boswellia trees from Africa (left) and India. Photo: Jan-Peter Kasper/FSU Frankincense resin which begins as a milky-white sticky liquid that flows from the trunk of the Boswellia tree when it’s injured, healing the tree’s wound, treasured by and named by the Frankish (French) Knights …

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