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Health & Fitness

Tai Chi: The Path Toward Mastery

Rather than being a strictly physical martial art, tai chi relies on a combination of the mental and the physical to create a harmonious set of movements. Take your first step into mastering these movements in this lecture by Professor David Dorian Ross. […]

Biology

Sleep Patterns across the Human Lifecycle

A normal human lifecycle exhibits dramatically different sleep patterns at different points. Previously, we did a virtual experiment in which we profiled normal sleep in young adults. We […]

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Health & Fitness

How To Break Bad Habits: Train Yourself Like A Dog

While bad habits can seem like minor, unimportant behaviors, they are, in fact, significant activities that can derail an otherwise healthy, happy lifestyle. How can we use the tools of cognitive neuroscience to help us break bad habits? […]

Biology

The Secret Life of a Virus

Viruses are tiny, tiny particles that are not visible by anything but the electron microscope. They are referred to as obligatory intracellular parasites because they […]

Biology

Malaria: The King of Tropical Diseases

Malaria—a mosquito-borne infectious disease—is widespread in tropical and subtropical regions of Earth. One of a variety of tropical diseases, Malaria has had a long and insidious […]

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