Category: Health / Science

What makes muscles grow?

We have over 600 muscles in our bodies that help bind us together, hold us up, and help us move. Your muscles also need your constant attention, because the way you treat them on...

The world’s blackest material

What you’re looking at is a physical object that’s been sprayed with Vantablack – the blackest material known to science. r with Vantablack was invented by British researchers back in 2014, and soon after,...

How does anesthesia work?

When under anesthesia, you can’t move, form memories, or — hopefully — feel pain. And while it might just seem like you are asleep for that time, you actually aren’t. What’s going on? Steven...

Ginger: a folk remedy put to the test

Used in cooking and herbal medicine around the world, ginger is the rhizome (underground stem) of Zingiber officinale, which grows in warm climates. It contains many interesting compounds. The best known of these are...

Patent 6506148 B2

Nervous system manipulation by electromagnetic fields from monitors Publication number US6506148 B2 Publication type Grant Application number US 09/872,528 Publication date Jan 14, 2003 Filing date Jun 1, 2001 Priority date Jun 1, 2001...

The raw food diet craze

The belief in the benefits of raw foods—sometimes called “living foods”—is nothing new. Sylvester Graham, for whom the cracker is named, promoted raw foods 150 years ago, just as some chefs, cookbooks, celebrities, and...

Alzheimer’s prevention strategies

Unlike age and genetics, certain health and lifestyle factors associated with Alzheimer’s disease risk may be controlled. Scientists are exploring prevention strategies to determine whether or not things like exercise, diet, and “brain games”...