Mitochondria As Chi

The paper this post is based on can be found here. Be warned, its pretty dense. The author, Doug Wallace, is one of my favorite researchers, and I’ll be posting more from him in the future and attempting to translate it into a more … Read More

Facebook Post Update: Classical Music, Songbird Brains, and Evolutionary Origins of Babytalk

About 2 months ago, I put up the facebook post that I’ve copied and pasted in italics below. I just came across this study looking at the epigenetic modfications to genes after listening to classical music that are related to … Read More

Study Alert: Epigenetic regulation of the oxytocin receptor gene

The study describes how the oxytocin receptor gene can be turned up or turned down in response to different life experiences. Know someone who doesn’t trust anyone or someone who would trust a stranger with their life? There might be … Read More

Study Alert: Regular Sun Exposure Increases Life Expectancy

Avoidance of sun exposure as a risk factor for major causes of death: a competing risk analysis of the Melanoma in Southern Sweden cohort. Study Link Here Let me preface this post by saying that I’m a big proponent of … Read More