Showing posts from December 30, 2012

MOA Tonight

We listen to music and talk to people. Watch on cable channel 11 in the Boise area or on-line at . Watch previous shows here , and check out the backgrounds here . Join us at MOA's Facebook page  for discussion throughout the week. :) Band info at   Posted via email from Moments of Awareness

Reproduction without sex, a liberating future -

Redesigning the rules of sex Editor's note: Aarathi Prasad is a London-based biologist and science writer and the author of " Like a Virgin: How Science is Redesigning the Rules of Sex". (CNN) -- Last year on the 50th anniversary of the creation of the contraceptive pill its inventor Carl Djerassi spoke of the coming dramatic changes to reproductive options -- of the technologies that will have just as big an impact on society in the 50 years to come. After sex without reproduction, reproduction without sex. In an article in the UK's "traditional values" tabloid, the Daily Mail, titled " A Terrifying Future for Female Fertility ," Djerassi said, "There are an enormous number of well-[...] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Follow @CNNOpinion on Twitter Join us at Facebook/CNNOpinion The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Aarathi Prasad. Full article at Posted via emai

Being Neurotic Might Have Some Health Benefits | Neuroticism and Health | LiveScience

Neurotic personality traits, when managed correctly, might confer some health benefits. CREDIT: Ron Sumners | View full size image In a surprising discovery, researchers have determined that there might be some benefits to being neurotic, giving the Woody Allens of the world a chance to relax (for perhaps the first time ever). In a study conducted at the University of Rochester Medical Center in New York, researchers tapped into the National Survey of Midlife Development in the U.S. ( MIDUS)  database, a survey of over 1,000 Americans from across the country. The database contains information on disease-related biomarkers (like cholesterol levels and body-mass index [BMI] scores) as well as personality traits, including neuroticism. [...] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Follow LiveScience on Twitter @livescience . We're also on Facebook  & Google+ . Full article at   Posted via email from Moments of Awareness