Health – What are the best metrics to track

Health – What are the best metrics to track

Health is a moving target. Often the way we test our health depends on who we follow in social media. Or the information that made its way into our news stream. But if you want to know how healthy you are what are the best metrics to track?   Without question, there...
Quorum Sensing – How bacteria communicate

Quorum Sensing – How bacteria communicate

Quorum sensing is a phenomenon found in bacteria. Individual cells coordinate their behavior according to the density of their population. This allows for change in gene expression in response to changes in cell-population density.   Simply put, quorum sensing enables...
NMN – A compound that promotes longevity

NMN – A compound that promotes longevity

We all want to live long, healthy lives. And while there’s no magic bullet for immortality, there is science that can help us slow down the aging process. We will examine two molecules – nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN) and nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+)....
Addiction – what is the addiction cycle?

Addiction – what is the addiction cycle?

Addiction is a serious problem that affects millions of people worldwide. Whether it’s addiction to drugs, alcohol or gambling it can take over a person’s life. It has been known to ruin relationships, careers, and finances. So why do people keep going...