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In the Genes

I grew up believing my ethnicity was Irish. Assuming the red hair, green eyes, and a fiery personality fits the stereotypical idea of someone of Irish decent. 468 more words

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Fear, Grief, and Changes

Fair Warning:

This is not so much an analysis of the famous work, A Grief Observed, by C.S. Lewis, but more of a considering of two turning points in my life. 868 more words


Over the years, I’ve encountered people who apparently are rarely sick and have never taken a single prescription medication. For me, it has been akin to finding a unicorn. 383 more words

12 Home Remedies for Gout

Gout first happened to my husband in 2007 after coming home from work, he thought he twisted his ankle or “stepped wrong” while walking to his car, he came home and said his foot hurt, more specifically his big toe. 616 more words

Indian Supreme Court stays commercial release of GM mustard

The Supreme Court on Friday stayed the commercial release of Genetically Modified (GM) Mustard crop for 10 days and asked the Centre to take public opinion on such seeds before releasing them for cultivation, even as the government approval is awaited. 100 more words


Thought having 3 biological parents was impossible? Rethink it..

Although it sounds pretty impossible, there are around 30 individuals in the whole world who’s story begins with having DNA from three different individuals. The main cause is mitochondrial diseases. 181 more words


Man or Machine

Fact: Dan Karnazes can run forever.

Well, not quite forever. But he does have some pretty impressive feats under his belt. He completed 50 marathons on 50 consecutive days (one in each state of the US) and became the first and only man to run a marathon through the south pole (at temperatures of −25 °C). 251 more words