How Breakfast Affects Learning and Body Metabolism in Different Ways

You may have come across some people who skip breakfast in an effort to lose weight, but keep in mind that the result can be devastating when it backfires. Skipping any meals of the day, especially breakfast, can make weight control difficult and it can affect body metabolisms in various ways. Given below are the scientifically proven effects of breakfast on learning and other metabolic activities in our body.

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Ultrasound-activated Cancer Drug Targets Cancerous Tumours More Effectively

It is estimated that 9 million people will die from cancer in 2015 and the latest statistics published by the World Health Organization (WHO) reports that this year alone more than 3.2 million lives have already been claimed. Also, in spite of advances in new drugs and biotechnology, cancer is undoubtedly a serious and potentially life-threatening disease and it is still one of the leading causes of death worldwide. Nano-based drug delivery system developed using ultrasound where ultrasound-activated cancer drug can be used to target cancerous tumours more effectively.

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Arranged Marriage and Its Effect on Genetic Diversity

We are all well aware of the detrimental genetic consequences of inbreeding such as hemophilia, color blindness and many other genetic disorders especially amongst British and Russian monarchies, however the impact of marriage rules on genetic diversity has never been studied. Now a team of researchers led by Murray Cox, professor at Massey University, has examined the effects of arranged marriage on genetic diversity. This study is the first of its kind.

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Fun Science Fact: Which Came First, The Chicken Or The Egg? It’s The Chicken And Here Is Why

  • Which came first, the chicken or the egg?

This age-old scientifically and philosophically challenging riddle: “Which came first, the chicken or the egg?” was first unshadowed by researchers at Sheffield and Warwick universities.

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Talking and Writing are Independent, See How Brain Separates Our Ability to Talk and Write

Writing is a system of human visual communication that represents language using signs and symbols. The human ability to write evolved from our ability to speak and since it is an evolutionary human invention, its underlying principle cannot be determined by the genetic code. A team of researchers from Johns Hopkins University have found that writing and talking are two independent systems that someone who can’t write a grammatically correct sentence may be able say it aloud flawlessly.

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