Music and the Mind at Ignite Fort Collins

This is my 5 minute Music and the Mind talk I gave at Ignite Fort Collins #8 on May 19th. Music is more important to the human race than it often receives credit for. Music connects us with our intuition. It creates discipline and focus in its students, and it even creates structure and synchronization […]

Pregnant mother’s diet impacts infant’s sense of smell, alters brain development

A major new study shows that a pregnant mother’s diet not only sensitizes the fetus to those smells and flavors, but physically changes the brain directly impacting what the infant eats and drinks in the future. “Many diseases plaguing society involve excess consumption or avoidance of certain kinds of foods,” said Restrepo, a professor of […]

Scientists turn skin cells directly into blood cells, bypassing middle pluripotent step

via Pretty amazing, but what would be more amazing is if they could go the other direction and create other types of tissue from blood. Blood is easily and quickly replaced, and plentiful in the body. Skin, plentiful, but not so quick and easy to replace. Posted via email from Vi Wickam’s posterous