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Gene Expression

Decoding the Dark Matter of the Human Genome

Elena E. Giorgi | Posted 02.12.2017 | Science
Elena E. Giorgi

In 1994, researchers from Harvard and Stanford published a paper in which they described three mice: one was yellow and fat, one mottled and fat, and ...

Dare to Be 100: Sauna, an Extended Hypothesis

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

As a lifelong endurance runner, a marathon a year for 43 consecutive years (Boston 2013), I am eager to know the deep science behind the universal val...

WATCH: Scientists Find Groundbreaking Way To Study Your Genes

natureheader | Brendan Borrell | Posted 03.03.2014 | Science

Scientists can now take snapshots of where and how thousands of genes are expressed in intact tissue samples, ranging from a slice of a human brain to...

DARE to Be 100: Why Is Physical Activity Good and Inactivity Bad for Everything?

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 08.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

As we exercise the mitochondria of our muscles and many other body components heat up as the result of increased blood flow. The HOT MITOCHONDIA are the reason exercise is good and inactivity is bad for everything.

End of Space Shuttle Saves World

Anna Leahy | Posted 08.05.2013 | Science
Anna Leahy

If Richard Godwin's biotech company can do what it thinks it can, no one in the world need go hungry, and we might be able to live forever.

A Potential Flaw in How the Activity of Genes Is Assessed?

Jalees Rehman, M.D. | Posted 12.30.2012 | Science
Jalees Rehman, M.D.

At this month's symposium organized by the International Society for Stem Cell Research, molecular biologist Rick Young presented some very provocative data that is bound to result in controversial discussions about how researchers should assess gene expression.

Meditation: Change Your Brain, Change Your Life

Deepak Chopra | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

The old phrase, "Biology is destiny," will have to be seriously re-examined. A good replacement would be "Consciousness is destiny," which is the guiding reason that meditation arose in the first place.

More Than Genes III: Pregnancy, Toxic Environments, and Fetal Vulnerability

Dan Agin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dan Agin

It's natural for pregnant women to feel besieged by the idea of environmental toxic impacts on the developing fetus. The reality is that we're all besieged by this idea. But is it better to be ignorant of the dangers?

Healthy Lifestyle's Impact on Your Genes

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alison Rose Levy

When a Western doctor sticks a tongue depressor down your throat and tells you to say; "Ahhh," he's using one of the five senses to observe throat red...