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5 Reasons You Need to Sleep Naked Tonight

We all know a good night’s rest can impact your health, but did you know sleeping in the buff has even more benefits?

Go ahead, strip off your clothes (we won’t look!) and read on to discover five reasons sleeping naked could change your life for the better, … 361 more words


How the "Love Hormone" Oxytocin Could Help Some With Autism

By Alan Mozes
HealthDay Reporter

TUESDAY, July 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Treating certain adult autism patients with just a single dose of the hormone oxytocin quickly improved their ability to judge facial expressions and emotions, Japanese researchers report. 587 more words

Health News

Hug Someone

Today hug. In Europe people embrace and kiss whenever they greet one
another. They also tend to be much happier than Americans. When we
hug and touch, our bodies release Oxytocin, a powerful brain chemical… 58 more words

A Troublesome Inheritance - IV -- Chapter 3

Chapter III of “A Troublesome Inheritance” contains a lot of very solid molecular genetics, and a lot of unfounded speculation. I can see why the book has driven some otherwise rational people bonkers. 1,260 more words

Molecular Biology

The Glorious World of Choir

I don’t sing because I’m happy. I’m happy because I sing. –  William James

Those of us in the choral world have witnessed first-hand the glorious and wide-ranging benefits of group singing. 1,777 more words

Music Education

hanya teman

cantik bukanlah kata yang tepat untuk mendeskripsikan perasaan saat ia menyandar di dadaku dengan mata terpejam.

“your heart’s beating so fast.”

komentarnya yang asal keluar pun terdengar lucu. 125 more words


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Blowing in the Wind

It sounds like the name of an oil additive for one’s car engine – OXTR. It is, however, a much-sought-after gene that might just explain how two people growing up in the same house with the same parents under the same rule can turn out so differently. 1,021 more words