Email marketing: Einstein, Darwin and Freud’s letter writing habits reveal a pattern

In a paper, “On Universality in Human Correspondence Activity,”  published in the journal “Science” by Northwestern University researchers, examined the letter correspondence of 16 famous writers, performers, politicians and scientists, including Einstein, Darwin, Sigmund Freud, Karl Marx, and Ernest Hemingway, and found that the 16 individuals sent letters randomly following a circadian cycle. “No matter …

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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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New scientific breakthrough proves why acupuncture works

New groundbreaking research shows that the insertion of an acupuncture needle into the skin disrupts the branching point of nerves called C fibres. These C fibres transmit low-grade sensory information over very long distances by using Merkel cells as intermediaries. Dr. Morry Silberstein of the Curtin University of Technology will publish his research in the …

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Morse Code Day: Samuel Morse and how God inspired the telegraph

The telegraph divinely inspired Flickr: Matthew Boyle “7 Days of Shooting” April 27 is Morse Code Day, which commemorates the birthday of Samuel Morse, inventor of the Telegraph and Morse code. Morse was not only “the Father of American photography,? painted some of the most famous portraits and landscapes in America, invented the Telegraph and …

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Mindfulness meditation hits the medical community in New York (VIDEO)

Mindful Meditation Reduce Physician Burnout University of Rochester According to a report in today’s issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center found that training in mindfulness meditation and communication alleviated psychological distress and burnout experienced by physicians. The training also expanded a physician’s capacity …

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Music practice for just 30 minutes can improve language skills, new study says

Musical training improves brain function Photo credit: woodleywonderworks on Flickr (cc) Can 30 minutes of music training make you better at using language and math? We normally think that speech, language, logic and numbers are left brain activities; while images, imagination, day-dreaming and music are right brain. The left hemisphere is for logic and science …

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Psychology news: Free online app predicts relationship compatibility

Online app determines writing style compatibility Wikimedia Commons “Are you and your ‘special someone’ on the same page? Are you clicking? In synch? Seeing eye to eye? Communicating effectively?? Dr. James Pennebaker and doctoral student Molly Ireland and their colleagues at the University of Texas at Austin examined whether the speaking and writing styles couples …

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Scientific study: Being too clean may be making you depressed

Are depressed people too clean? Flickr: April Spreeman According to Emory University neuroscientist Charles Raison, MD, in a review article in the December 2010 issue of Archives of General Psychiatry; there is mounting evidence that our lack of contact with microorganisms in the soil, food and gut, due to our excessive cleanliness, may be contributing …

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Astrology Organizations 101: What are the major astrological organizations?

Hermes Trismegistus Wikipedia Besides taking classes, reading books and joining groups, there are national organizations that provide education and degrees in astrology, initiate research projects and provide grants. Some protect astrologer’s legal rights and have succeeded in changing laws restricting astrological studies and practice. All these organizations have newsletters, journals, libraries, conferences. They also are …

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Oracles 101: Where can I find the best free online oracles?

These online oracles are more than computer generated quips. They are insightful, supportive and encourage understanding and awareness. Enjoy these websites and let them help you on your journey! The Zap Oracle “The Zap Oracle,” written by Jonathan Zap, a high school English teacher, photographer, philosopher and author on human evolution and mythology, has created …

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