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video: HD / Hydrophobic dry nanotechnology [Amazing]!

14/04/2013 7 comments

 

Nanotechnology is a powerful new technology for taking apart and reconstructing nature at the atomic and molecular level. Nanotechnology embodies the dream that scientists can remake the world from the atom up, using atomic level manipulation to transform and construct a wide range of new materials, devices, living organisms and technological systems. Read more…

Fat Found to Accelerate Aging Process!

10/03/2013 2 comments

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By Rob Stein

Washington Post Staff Writer

Scientists have produced the first direct evidence that fat accelerates aging, possibly speeding the unraveling of crucial genetic structures inside cells that wither with age.

A team of researchers from the United States and Britain found that the more people weigh, the older their cells appear on a molecular level, with obesity adding the equivalent of nearly nine years of age to a person’s body.

The findings suggest that many health problems associated with being overweight — heart disease, cancer, diabetes, arthritis — may result from fat cells hastening the natural aging process.

“We’ve known obesity increases your risk of  Read more…

The Mega Benefits of Omega-3’s

02/03/2013 Leave a comment

By Liza Barnes, Health Educator

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These Healthy Fats Belong in Everyone’s Diet

In a college nutrition class I took back in the 90’s, I overheard a classmate boasting to a small group about how she only ate fat-free food. Most of America was still in the clutches of the fat-free craze, and my classmate’s views weren’t at all uncommon. Dietary fat was being blamed for heart disease, obesity, diabetes, and many other impairments of health. But instinctively, I thought that banning fat was a bad idea—I just didn’t have the facts to back up my theory. Now, a decade later, research is proving my hunch—that some types of fat can actually prevent disease and improve health. The key lies in a general understanding of fats, and in knowing which fats to emphasize in your diet.

The Fat Family Tree
The family of fat is very complex, so to make it less confusing, picture it as a family tree. At the top, there are two different families of fat—saturated fat and unsaturated fat. Saturated fat (butter is one example) is packed with hydrogen atoms, making it solid at room temperature. Unsaturated fat (like olive oil) contains fewer hydrogen atoms, so it is   Read more…

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