Mind & Body

Cyber patch is here – Heart goes bionic!

patch for the heart can save lives Science tends to move at a snail pace, till at certain points in time, it makes leaps as one research or another reaches a peak. This is one of those times. Recently, a team of scientists from Tel Aviv university in Israel, developed a special patch (cyborg heart patch). …

Science is kicking ass!

Science is making small steps every single day, only most of them are too small or don’t get published to the public that fast. So here are a few I’ve noticed: 4$ Phone in India! or is it..? Recently, all records for smartphone prices were broken, when the indian government declared a subsidized new offering …

Mind helping drugs

Most people have already heard about Ritalin. For those who haven’t, here’s a recap from Wikipedia: Methylphenidate (trade names Concerta, Methylin, Ritalin, Equasym XL, Quillivant XR) is a substituted phenethylamine and psychostimulant drug used for the treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome and narcolepsy. Methylphenidate has been studied and researched for …

Meditation can cure you through altering genes

Yeah, it sounds like New Age crap, but there is a actual scientific publication by researchers in Wisconsin, Spain, and France that reports the first evidence of specific molecular changes in the body following a period of mindfulness meditation. So what does it mean? Well, it’s been a long known fact that experienced yogis (people who …