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Friday night Gene and I took Sidney and Aaron to Casa Bonita. An icon of Denver, we thought Aaron would enjoy the overly done restaurant. I’m happy to say he did. 462 more words
A new study out in the journal Cell Metabolism suggests that a popular, yet controversial theory on why our genes make us more susceptible to being obese–known as the thrifty-gene hypothesis–might not hold water, which may cause many researchers to continue to rethink obesity’s root causes and subsequently how they will go about treating it. 25 more words
‘Sixth Sense’ of touch and body awareness is dependent on a gene!
Researchers at NIH have discovered a gene ‘PIEZO2’ that controls specific aspects of human touch and proprioception. 20 more words
The Panopticon is the brainchild of the Father of utilitarianism, Jeremy Bentham. The word derives from παν (all), and οπτικος (watch), and the idea is to create a structure where a single watchman in the centre, who is hidden behind a system of blinds, can observe every single inmate in every single cell in the building and thereby stripping all privacy and autonomy away from them. 1,807 more words