Don't Start a Sentence if You Don't Know How It Ends. Altucher: How To Be The Luckiest Person Alive. James Altucher’s new book How To Be The Luckiest Person Alive looks at the Physical, Emotional, Mental and Spiritual aspects of his life as an investor.
Like most of James’ writing, this one is funny, personal and insightful, with a decent amount of “lifehacking” thrown in for good measure. Although its a fun book to read, many Amazon reviewers said they found it inspiring. How I Became a Master of Memory. Could it really be said that my working memory was twice as good as it had been when I started my training?
I wish I could say it was. But the truth is, it wasn’t. When asked to recall the order of, say, a series of random inkblots or color swatches, or the clearance to the doorway to my parent’s cellar, I was no better than average.
Researchers Turn Cloned Human Embryo into Working Stem Cell Line. Editing Human Stem Cell Genes Could Let Patients Grow Their Own Cures. For the first time, scientists using a combination of gene-editing technologies have corrected mutations in a patient's own induced stem cells. The breakthrough could pave the way toward reprogramming a person's own cells to cure genetic diseases, rather than using transplanted organs and drug therapies. Researchers led by two institutions in the UK corrected a mutation in cells derived from a patient with a metabolic liver disease. Stem cells — embryonic ones and induced pluripotent ones — can turn into any type of cell, so they hold promise for treating a host of disorders. They can come with unwanted mutations, however. For one thing, induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS cells) would contain the same genetic defects as the rest of a patient's body, so you'd have to remove those defects before you could treat a person with his or her own cells.
The team took skin cells from a patient and turned them into iPS cells. MAGNIFICENT time lapse: Landscapes, Volume 2. How to Quickly Figure Out the Day of the Week Any Date Falls On. Here's how I figure out which date is a specific number of days away from another.
If the two dates fall within the same month, it's just simple math, but if the two dates are in different months, it's not as straightforward. The basic trick is to convert the later date into a number that makes it easy to do math with the earlier month's date. Example 1: 10 days after July 25 There are 31 days in July, so 35 - 31 = 4 (August 4) Example 2: 16 days before May 5 There are 30 days in April, so 30 + 5 = 35 35 - 16 = 19 (April 19) This can also be done with ranges spanning multiple months by adding the numbers of any months that end in the middle of the range.
Example 3: 100 days after September 12 There are 30 days in September; 31 in October; & 30 in November, so 112 - 30 - 31 - 30 = 21 (December 21) 10 Brilliant Social Psychology Studies. 10 Practical Uses For Psychological Research in Everyday Life. People love to give each other advice.
The web is full to bursting with all types of pseudo-psychological advice about life. The problem is, how much of this is based on real scientific evidence? Well, here on PsyBlog we’ve got the scientific evidence. So here’s my top 10 list of what you can learn practically from the psychological research discussed here recently. 1. 2. 3. 4. The Ten Most Revealing Psych Experiments. Psychology is the study of the human mind and mental processes in relation to human behaviors - human nature.
Due to its subject matter, psychology is not considered a 'hard' science, even though psychologists do experiment and publish their findings in respected journals. Some of the experiments psychologists have conducted over the years reveal things about the way we humans think and behave that we might not want to embrace, but which can at least help keep us humble. That's something. Human Stem Cells Created Using Cloning Technique. Researchers said Wednesday they used a cloning technique to create human embryos that were close genetic copies of the people from which they were derived—a potentially significant breakthrough in the quest to develop patient-specific stem cells to treat serious diseases.
Scientists involved in the experiment, which was published in the journal Nature, created 13 early-stage human embryos that were partial genetic clones of diabetic patients. The copies were not identical, as each embryo carried three sets of chromosomes—an extra set. That means they were abnormal and wouldn't have been viable if implanted in a womb and carried to term.
If the technique is ever to become a viable treatment, the researchers would have to eliminate the extra set of chromosomes and effectively create an embryonic human clone. Nevertheless, the experiment marks the closest scientists have come to cloning humans as a route to developing medical treatments. There are several ways to create fresh tissue. Dr. Discovery Suggests a New Avenue for Advancing Stem Cell Research.