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Are you sure you drink enough Water?

Dehydration happens when water loss is not compensated by water intake. It could happen because you do not drink enough to meet the daily requirements of 1.5 l and/or when you experience excessive fluid loss, due to intense physical activity, a very hot climate or illness involving fever or diarrhoea. 659 palabras más


Micro heart muscle created from stem cells

Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have invented a new way to create three-dimensional human heart tissue from stem cells. The tissue can be used to model disease and test drugs, and it opens the door for a precision medicine approach to treating heart disease. 438 palabras más


Sonic hedgehog gene provides evidence that our limbs may have evolved from sharks’

Attest analysis shows that human limbs share a genetic programme with the gills of cartilaginous fishes such as sharks and skates, providing evidence to support a century-old theory on the origin of limbs that had been widely discounted. 950 palabras más


Merging black holes, gravitational waves provide new insight into how the universe works

Waves of energy traveling for more than a billion years gently rattled space-time in the vicinity of Earth. The disturbance, produced by a pair of merging black holes, was captured by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) facilities in Hanford, Washington, and… 876 palabras más


Moving, electrically 'silent' source initiates brain waves

Brain waves that spread through the hippocampus are initiated by a method not seen before — a possible step toward understanding and treating epilepsy, according to researchers at Case Western Reserve University. 147 palabras más


Weekly Photo Challenge: Admiration - Family Past

We adopted five of our daughters from the People’s Republic of China. Five times between June 2000 and January 2007 we were in China for almost two weeks each visit to adopt, to get acquainted and attached to our new daughter, to do paperwork both for China and the U.S. 139 palabras más


Saw My Shrink Today

First off I am super proud of myself for actually going.  I had forgotten how much I like her. I’ve even made a follow up appt. 148 palabras más