Harvards MRI study proves that meditation rebuilds the brain’s gray matter in 8 weeks

Numerous studies have indicated the many physiological benefits of meditation, and the latest one comes from Harvard University. An eight week study conducted by Harvard researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) determined that meditation literally rebuilds the brains grey matter in just eight weeks. It’s the very first study to document that meditation produces changes

Would you want to live forever? Age reversing drug trials to begin on humans

An Age-reversing drug that is slated for use in NASA’s astronauts will undergo human trials within six months. Scientists have found a key signaling process for DNA repair that is meant to protect astronauts from solar radiation, and could reverse aging on earth-bound populations dramatically. When used in trials on mice, the drug repaired DNA

This smart earpiece translates from one language to another immediately

(Minds) The world’s first smart earpiece let’s two people, speaking different languages, understand each other through translation. It’s the result of two years of R&D from Waverly Labs, a New York-based technology firm. The current model seems to access a slight delay before relaying your partner’s words in a computerized voice, in your language. Integrating

Vitamin C is 1000 times more effective than big pharmaceutical companies’ drugs

In a shocking new discovery published in the scientific journal, Oncotarget, researchers have detailed how a single, inexpensive nutrient, Vitamin C, can completely halt the growth of cancer in stem cells when used in concentrated amounts. The vitamin is so amazing, it was found to be 1,000 percent more effective than one clinical drug that

Study shows silence can rewire your brain to be more intelligent

In 2011, the Finish tourism board decided to run a campaign promoting the “silence” you can get by visiting the beautiful country. Along with photos of awe-inspiring landscapes, they used the slogan “Silence, Please”. Eva Kiviranta, manager of social media for VisitFinland.com, said: “We decided, instead of saying that it’s really empty and really quiet

Researchers find that dogs and monkeys have human-like sense of morality

Researchers from Kyoto University in Japan have found that dogs and capuchin monkeys have a human-like sense of morality. In particular, they react less positively to humans who are less kind, less willing to share or assist other people. Their paper was published in the journal Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews. They performed three experiments designed

Biotech company given the go-ahead to begin research in attempt resurrect the dead with stem cells

(Minds) Bioquark, a biotech company based in the United States, has been given the go-ahead to begin research on 20 brain-dead patients, in an attempt to stimulate and regrow neurons and, literally, bring the patients back from the dead. The technique is new and untested so the study will likely be controversial. By implanting stem cells

This device turns car exhaust into ink while removing some of the pollutants from the air

A revolutionary new technology is allowing scientists to turn the carbon dioxide (and other pollutants) released from car exhaust into ink.  Literal ink. The company spearheading the initiative is called Graviky Labs and, according to their website, they have cleaned 1.6 trillion litres of air so far. “Graviky has developed KAALINK, a retrofit technology which captures