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Body-Mind-Spirit News

Posted Sep 11 2008 7:12pm
  • Exercise makes blood vessels younger
    Moderate exercise might help older adults' blood vessels relax, a study has found -- pointing to one reason why exercise lowers the risk of heart attacks and strokes...
  • Are your kids picky eaters? It's genetic
    LONDON (AP) -- Having trouble persuading your child to eat broccoli or spinach? You may have only yourself to blame. According to a study of twins, neophobia - or the fear of new foods - is mostly in the genes...
  • Marketing junk food to kids
    The largest junk food manufacturers agree to stop advertising to children, and then go underground to find kids online and in other nefarious ways--it's all legal, of course...
  • China declares "War" on tainted food
    BEIJING (Reuters) - China has launched a four-month "war" on tainted food, drugs and exports, state media reported on Friday, as beleaguered officials embraced time-tested campaign tactics to clean up the country's battered image...
  • "Frozen Smoke" promises wide-ranging ecological benefits
    A MIRACLE material for the 21st century could protect your home against bomb blasts, mop up oil spillages and even help man to fly to Mars. Aerogel, one of the world’s lightest solids, can withstand a direct blast of 1kg of dynamite and protect against heat from a blowtorch at more than 1,300C...
  • Out-of-Body Experience can be induced
    Using virtual-reality goggles, a camera and a stick, scientists have induced out-of-body experiences — the sensation of drifting outside of one’s own body — in ordinary, healthy people, according to studies being published today in the journal Science...
  • A 20% chance your life is a computer simulation
    Until I talked to Nick Bostrom, a philosopher at Oxford University, it never occurred to me that our universe might be somebody else’s hobby. I hadn’t imagined that the omniscient, omnipotent creator of the heavens and earth could be an advanced version of a guy who spends his weekends building model railroads or overseeing video-game worlds like the Sims. But now it seems quite possible...
  • The speed of light has been broken
    A pair of German physicists claim to have broken the speed of light--an achievement that would undermine our entire understanding of space and time...
  • POLL: Family ties create happiness
    Spending time with family was the top answer to the what-makes-you-happy question, according to an extensive survey of 1,280 people ages 13-24 conducted by The Associated Press and MTV on the nature of happiness among America's young people. Next was spending time with friends, followed by time with a significant other. And even better for parents: Nearly three-quarters of young people say their relationship with their parents makes them happy...

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