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17 Jaw-Dropping Facts You Didn't Know About the Human Body. Human Biology. This Video Dispels Every "Nature VS Nurture" Myth You've Ever Heard. The Implications are Profound. Updated map of the human brain hailed as a scientific tour de force. When the German neurologist Korbinian Brodmann first sliced and mapped the human brain more than a century ago he identified 50 distinct regions in the crinkly surface called the cerebral cortex that governs much of what makes us human.

Updated map of the human brain hailed as a scientific tour de force

Now researchers have updated the 100-year-old map in a scientific tour de force which reveals that the human brain has at least 180 different regions that are important for language, perception, consciousness, thought, attention and sensation. The landmark achievement hands neuroscientists their most comprehensive map of the cortex so far, one that is expected to supersede Brodmann’s as the standard researchers use to talk about the various areas of the brain. Scientists at Washington University in St Louis created the map by combining highly-detailed MRI scans from 210 healthy young adults who had agreed to take part in the Human Connectome Project, a massive effort that aims to understand how neurons in the brain are connected. They'll Have to Rewrite the Textbooks. Second Brain Found in Heart Neurons - Trust your Gut Feelings. The idea of transplanted cellular memory emerged as early as 1920 in the film "Les Mains d'Orleac" written by science fiction writer Maurice Renard.

Second Brain Found in Heart Neurons - Trust your Gut Feelings

A second brain in the heart is now much more than an idea. Prominent medical experts have recently discovered that many recipients of heart transplants are inheriting donors' memories and consequently report huge changes in their tastes, their personality, and, most extraordinarily, in their emotional memories. Today new science is testing the theory that the heart is involved in our feelings. 9 Months Of Pregnancy In 4 Minutes. Humans Really Are Made of Stardust, and a New Study Proves It. For decades, science popularizers have said humans are made of stardust, and now, a new survey of 150,000 stars shows just how true the old cliché is: Humans and their galaxy have about 97 percent of the same kind of atoms, and the elements of life appear to be more prevalent toward the galaxy's center, the research found.

Humans Really Are Made of Stardust, and a New Study Proves It

The crucial elements for life on Earth, often called the building blocks of life, can be abbreviated as CHNOPS: carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, phosphorus and sulfur. For the first time, astronomers have cataloged the abundance of these elements in a huge sample of stars. Introducing Body Movement And Space Dance Elements To Young Students. My 'Naked' Truth  Naked, I stood at the closet doors with the lights on and made myself ready.

My 'Naked' Truth 

I took a deep breath and positioned the mirrors so I could see all of me. I consciously worked to remove my self-believed inner image. I opened my eyes and looked very carefully at my body. And my heart lurched at the truth: I am not a young woman anymore. I am a woman well-lived. Curious study calculates the “average” female face for each country. Like us on FB: In a recent study, researchers from the Scottish University blended and aligned thousands of photos of women from 40 different countries to calculate the “average” face for each nation.

Curious study calculates the “average” female face for each country

The resulted images are surprisingly beautiful, as aligning and blending numerous images the most part of imperfections is inevitably removed. Truth be told the study used pictures of young women, that’s why the final images portray some well-above-the-average beauties. The interesting thing about this study is that looking through the different photos you can really distinguish all the physiognomic peculiarities that make each population different from the other. The Average Women Faces In Different Countries. Fake it ’til you become it: Amy Cuddy’s power poses… visualized.

BioDigital Human: Explore the Body in 3D! Image is Everything: The Secrets of Body Language. Share this infographic on your site!

Image is Everything: The Secrets of Body Language

<a href=” src=” alt=”Body Language” width=”500″ border=”0″ /></a><br />Source: <a href=” Image is Everything: The Secrets of Body Language At work, at home, at play, famous, or infamous, your body language tells the world all about you. 'Quadruple helix' DNA seen in human cells. 20 January 2013Last updated at 14:19 ET By Jonathan Amos Science correspondent, BBC News A representation of the four-stranded structure (L) with fluorescent markers revealing its presence inside cells (R) Cambridge University scientists say they have seen four-stranded DNA at work in human cells for the first time.

'Quadruple helix' DNA seen in human cells

The famous "molecule of life", which carries our genetic code, is more familiar to us as a double helix. But researchers tell the journal Nature Chemistry that the "quadruple helix" is also present in our cells, and in ways that might possibly relate to cancer. They suggest that control of the structures could provide novel ways to fight the disease. A YouTube Video Is Doctor's Secret Weapon Against Back Pain. Katherine Streeter for NPR A woman in her late 20s came to see me recently because her back hurt.

A YouTube Video Is Doctor's Secret Weapon Against Back Pain

She works at a child care center in town where she picks up babies and small children all day long. She felt a twinge in her lower back when hoisting a fussy kid. Looking At Tears Under A Microscope Reveals A Shocking Fact. Share on Facebook One day Rose-Lynn Fisher wondered if her tears of grief would look different from her tears of joy, so she began to explore them up close under a microscope.

Looking At Tears Under A Microscope Reveals A Shocking Fact.

She studied 100 different tears and found that basal tears (the ones that our body produces to lubricate our eyes) are drastically different from the tears that happen when we are chopping onions. The tears that come about from hard laughter aren’t even close to the tears of sorrow. Like a drop of ocean water each tiny tear drop carries a microcosm of human experience.

Her project is called The Topography of Tears. Your Mind & Body Are Not Separate. This Chart Explains It All. Scientists Discover Children’s Cells Living in Mothers’ Brains. The link between a mother and child is profound, and new research suggests a physical connection even deeper than anyone thought.

Scientists Discover Children’s Cells Living in Mothers’ Brains

The profound psychological and physical bonds shared by the mother and her child begin during gestation when the mother is everything for the developing fetus, supplying warmth and sustenance, while her heartbeat provides a soothing constant rhythm. The physical connection between mother and fetus is provided by the placenta, an organ, built of cells from both the mother and fetus, which serves as a conduit for the exchange of nutrients, gasses, and wastes.

The Healing Power of Cat Purrs. Those crazy cat ladies might be onto something. According to today’s infographic, our feline friends provide us with more than just emotional support. House cats may actually be contributing to our physical well-being. Science Theory Shows We Can Reprogram Our DNA to Heal Ourselves with Vibration. As though to confirm the hunch many of us had that our ‘junk’ DNA was anything but disposable, researchers from the Gene and Stem Cell Therapy Program at Sydney’s Centenary Institute have proven that 97 percent of human DNA programs or encodes proteins in our bodies. One of the researchers involved in this study said, “this discovery, involving what was previously referred to as “junk,” opens up a new level of gene expression control . . .” This also means there are multiple modalities that mainstream science has yet to give a nod to, which just might re-train or reprogram our DNA — even cells which have become cancerous or are mutilated by the onslaught of toxins in our environment and negative emotional baggage which has been proven to have an undesirable impact on health.

Many people have compared human DNA to the Internet. Reprogramming Your Junk DNA. Every now and then I come across a stunning example of pseudoscience, an exemplar, almost raising pseudoscience to an art form. Some pieces of scientific nonsense read almost like poetry. Such examples make me wonder what is going on in the mind of the pseudoscientist – to me, the most fascinating question.

One example I recently came across is the idea that we can reprogram our DNA through words alone. Just about every red-flag of pseudoscience is flying high with this one. Here is the theory in a nutshell: Water, Consciousness & Intent: Dr. Masaru Emoto. Scientific Proof Thoughts & Intentions Can Alter The Physical World Around Us.

Your Tears Hold Emotions at the Microscopic Level. Remember back when we talked about water? The Effects Of Negative Emotions On Our Health. Humans experience an array of emotions, anything from happiness, to sadness to extreme joy and depression. Each one of these emotions creates a different feeling within the body. After all, our body releases different chemicals when we experience various things that make us happy and each chemical works to create a different environment within the body.

For example if your brain releases serotonin, dopamine or oxytocin, you will feel good and happy. What I Learned from 50 Naked People - Ismail Cihangir Akıncı. Awesome Video Shows Body Doing Yoga In An X-ray Machine. Eyes: The Windows to Your Health. Samma fråga ställdes till vuxna och barn om deras kroppar – barnens svar är klockrena. Ny studie: Kvinnor med stor rumpa får smartare barn. Grattis Kim Kardashian! Realitystjärnan vars rumpa blivit känd över hela världen lär glädjas åt det nya forskningsresultatet, som alltså visar att kvinnor med mycket fett kring stjärt och lår har större chans att föda intelligenta barn. Det beror, enligt studiens huvudförfattare Will Lassek, på att fettet runt dessa kroppsdelar är rika på omega 3-syran DHA, som är en viktig komponent i människans hjärna.

3000 Years Of Women’s Beauty Standards In A 3 Minute Video. Human Anatomy: Learn All About the Human Body at InnerBody.com. How To See An Aura: Learn To See The Hunan Aura. Auras are an energy field that is present around every living creature and some inanimate objects. Anatomical terms of motion. In general, motion is classified according to the anatomical plane it occurs in. Anatomical terms of location. Standard anatomical terms of location deal unambiguously with the anatomy of animals, including humans. Furthermore, the terms are not language-specific, so with little or no translation, they can be understood by all zoologists. Nerve Structures of the Spine. Nerves control the body’s functions including the vital organs, sensation, and movement. The nervous system receives information and initiates an appropriate response.

It is affected by internal and external factors (ie, stimulus). Nerves follow tracts and cross over junctions called synapses. 100 Very Cool Facts About The Human Body. The Brain. The Human Genome Is Far More Complex Than Scientists Thought. Human: Explore the Body in 3D! This Video Dispels Every "Nature VS Nurture" Myth You've Ever Heard. The Implications are Profound. Nano-balls filled with poison wipe out metastatic cancer in mice. For most cancer patients, it’s not the original tumor that poses the greatest risk. It’s the metastases that invade the lung, liver, and other tissues. Now, researchers have come up with an approach that tricks these spinoff tumors into swallowing poison. Doctors 3D-print 'living' body parts. Image copyright Wake Forest.

Sperm carries information about dad's weight. Turns out dads are also eating for two. Lean Dad Fat Dad Provide Epigenetically Different Sperm. 'Designer cells' reverse one-year-old's cancer. Microscope work wins Nobel Prize - Abbe's diffraction limit. Rules for babies 'from three people' Germ Line Engineering with CRISPR Leads to Designer Human Embryos. UCI, fellow chemists find a way to unboil eggs. Scientists examine why men even exist. Cure for Type 1 diabetes imminent after Harvard stem-cell breakthrough. Height differences 'could be caused by DNA changes' Genes May Predispose Some People to Focus on the Negative. Hepatitis C: New drug treatment 'is a breakthrough' Genetic link to autism found, known as CHD8 mutation. Students Build the First Eukaryotic Chromosome from Scratch.

Scientists hail synthetic chromosome advance. She's Her Own Twin. Human species 'may split in two' Implanted Neurons become Part of the Brain. Activity levels in mums and children 'directly linked' Child health problems 'linked to father's age' Stem cell 'major discovery' claimed. Mutation in key gene allows Tibetans to thrive at high altitude. Tibetans inherited high-altitude gene from ancient human.

Gene therapy 'could be used to treat blindness' Immune upgrade gives 'HIV shielding' Researchers block replication of AIDS virus. 'Memories' pass between generations. Twin DNA test: Why identical criminals may no longer be safe. Testosterone Promotes Reciprocity in the Absence of Competition. Potential 'universal' blood test for cancer discovered. 'Spider style' blood vessel building. Mosquito 'invisibility cloak' discovered. World's first lab-grown burger is eaten in London. Has Carl June Found a Key to Fighting Cancer? Testicle size 'link to father role' Cancer Scientists Prove Long-Standing Theory on How Cancer Spreads. Selfish traits not favoured by evolution, study shows.

Wheat Genetic Sequence Mapping was Successful. Peru Bans Monsanto and GMOs. Schizophrenia not a single disease but multiple genetically distinct disorders. Anthracimycin: New Antibiotic Kills Anthrax, MRSA. Meet the world's largest virus. How Cells Obtain Energy. New wonder drug matches and kills all kinds of cancer — human testing starts 2014. Child born with HIV cured by US doctors. Scientists Identify Gene Required for Nerve Regeneration. Getting stem cells from urine. Antibiotics resistance 'as big a risk as terrorism' - medical chief. Antarctic Lake Vostok buried under two miles of ice found to teem with life. Dundee-led project to create an ultrasound pill. Flu Attack! How A Virus Invades Your Body. Evolution. Growing brains in the lab.