The Human 2.0 – Genome Imperfection and the Garden of Eden | Giulio Superti-Furga | TEDxLinz

Translator: Behdad Khazaeli Reviewer: Tanya Cushman Look at yourself. Look at each other. You’re imperfect. You know, you’re short. You have flat feet. You have a bulging belly. You may lose your hair. You’re clearly not perfect. And so the question is, Do we want to be perfect? If you were to choose – and […]

How digital DNA could help you make better health choices | Jun Wang

Today I’m here, actually, to pose you a question. What is life? It has been really puzzling me for more than 25 years, and will probably continue doing so for the next 25 years. This is the thesis I did when I was still in undergraduate school. While my colleagues still treated computers as big […]

Terry the Bi Bipolar Polar Bear – PILOT

Song: It’s Terry the Bi Bipolar Polar Bear Terry: Oh I simply love being in this circle! Terry: Hiiiii penguins! Penguins: Hi Terry! Terry: I just want you all to know… …that I don’t care if you’re a boy penguin… …or a girl penguin, I just… …Aw heck, I’m just gonna come right out and […]

Can Vitamin C and Zinc Help Cure Colds?

Nobody enjoys the aches, cough, and stuffy nose that comes with a cold, so it’s no surprise that we spend a ton of money on over-the-counter symptom relief — $3 billion a year in the US alone. And you’ve probably heard all sorts of tips and tricks to keep from getting sick: Drink some OJ […]

How to Recognize the Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder

How to Recognize the Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder. Also known as manic depression, bipolar disorder is a mental illness that can be controlled with medication. Learn to spot this condition’s hallmark behaviors. You will need Observation and intervention. Step 1. Look for mood swings — either abnormally elated or excessively angry or sad and hopeless. […]