Monday, June 20, 2016

The chemicals we off-gas

"However, this hypothesis sidesteps perhaps simpler explanations, such as minor physiological responses to varying types of stimulation." http://arstechnica.com/science/2016/05/the-chemicals-we-off-gas-change-when-we-watch-something-funny-or-thrilling/

Biggest Indoor Vertical Farm

"Their all-season growth works with specialized LED lights and climate controls all without the need for sunlight or soil." http://weburbanist.com/2016/06/05/worlds-biggest-indoor-vertical-farm-near-nyc-to-use-95-less-water/

witchcraft

"Believing in witchcraft is a salient feature of daily life in many parts of the world." http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-05/au-dwb050916.php

The Migraines Experience

"an augmented-reality simulator designed to, well, give people headaches—but in the name of empathy." http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/low_concept/2016/04/excedrin_s_virtual_reality_app_for_migraines_is_just_the_beginning_of_a.html

Life expectancy increased

"Supporting countries to move towards universal health coverage based on strong primary care is the best thing we can do to make sure no-one is left behind." http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/releases/2016/health-inequalities-persist/en/