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Bioinformatics Handles Big Data

Bioinformatics Handles Big Data

In the 26th Presidential Faculty Lecture on March 31st, Jason Moore, Third Century Professor and professor of genetics and community and family medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine, gave a lecture on the growing field of bioinformatics and the future of big data. Starting with a brief history lesson, […]

 
 

Last Call for Limits

Last Call for Limits

As a part of the Sustainability Solutions Café series, the Black Family Visual Arts Center showed a screening of the documentary Last Call, followed by a question-and-answer session with several people involved in the making of the film, including Enrico Cerasuolo, the creator of the documentary, and Dennis Meadows, who […]

 
 

Cardio activities during young age can help prevent dementia

Cardio activities during young age can help prevent dementia

  People often blame their negligence of important matters on old age. According to long-term research carried out by David Jacobs at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, however, cardio fitness activities can reduce forgetfulness that follows middle age, or the period ranging from ages 43 to 55. For the […]

 
 

The Neural Substrates of Decision Making

The Neural Substrates of Decision Making

Human behavior has historically been examined under one of two perspectives. The first asserts that the choices people make are rational, consistent, and relatively unbiased by emotions. In contrast, another opinion holds that humans are inconsistent and often irrational due to limited attention spans and skewed viewpoints. Recent technological advances […]

 
 

Morning Light Offers Help For Those Wishing to Reduce BMI

Morning Light Offers Help For Those Wishing to Reduce BMI

Specifically, having a majority of the mean light exposure above 500 lux (MLiT500) earlier in the day was associated with having a lower BMI. Note that lux is a unit for illuminance, which qualitatively means brightness. To place this number in perspective, the normal light in a room is roughly […]

 
 
 
 

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