Good Discussion of Bi-Polar, Mood Disorders and Cellular Stuff…

Unlike Huntington disease, in which the number of nucleotide repeats in a single gene determine outcome, bipolar disorder appears to be influenced by several hundred genes: 266 in a recent meta-analysis. Some genes are more central to the development of bipolar disorder than others, suggesting that there are several main pathways to the development of […]

“People in this country, on the whole, are actually drinking worse coffee today than they have in the past. And the reason appears to be that they value cheapness over quality — and convenience over everything.”

With upscale artisanal coffee brewers dotting city streets across the country, America might fancy itself a nation of high-end coffee drinkers. But just the opposite is true: People in this country, on the whole, are actually drinking worse coffee today than they have in the past. And the reason appears to be that they value […]