Top 10 Strongest Alcoholic Beverages In The World

The alcoholic content of a beverage is measured in percents. Under international law, any alcoholic beverage must have the alcoholic strength percentage placed on the label. Some producers have taken this to the next level. Proud of their product, they have chosen to brag on the alcohol content level of their beverage, since there are …

The connection between the blood type and the vulnerability to Alzheimer

Alzheimer’s disease is characterized by global cognitive impairment, which implies a decline from the previous level of functioning and multiple symptoms. This disease is associated with a wide range of physical, psychological and behavioral disorders. The typically affected functions in Alzheimer are memory, the learning ability, attention, orientation, calculation, language, thinking and judgment. These cognitive …

Recent study concludes that HIV is getting weaker

Good news everyone! According to recent research published this Monday, the virus that triggers AIDS disease appears to have gotten weaker over the years due to its rapid development and antiretroviral drugs that are available. The study was led by Rebecca Payne, a professor at Oxford University, UK. The scientists monitored two groups of 2,000 …

A Photographer Discovered a Strange Human Brain With No Folds

Adam Voorhes is an artist interested in photography. While he was scouting for places to take great images through the shelves with human brains at the University of Texas, he has made an interesting discovery: he found a jar that contained a brain with no wrinkles. The jar was not the only one, and there …

Caesarean section birth may increase the risk of autism

A recent study conducted by researchers at the University College Cork from Ireland concluded that the babies born through a Caesarean section shows a 23% higher risk of developing autism. The Irish scientists discovered that the procedure increases the risk of autism by almost a quarter, but they were not able to find a medical …

Hip-Hop music can be used to treat depression and schizophrenia

I love to listen to hip-hop music and I’m a long time fan of this music genre ever since I was young. Over the years, this type of music was accused of may things, being a bad influence on children included. There is a lot of research on this topic, and studies have depicted a …

NDE: What happens to the human brain after death?

Over the past decade, I have read a lot of articles and books on the human anatomy, life and near death experiences. If you get a chance to get in touch with the specific literature, you will probably be amazed about how many NDE (near death experience) cases are in the world. Even if you …

Humankind is about to lose the battle with Ebola

The first time I read about the Ebola virus spread, I instantly thought about that movie called “Outbreak”, where the deadly epidemic killed lots of people until it was finally stopped. Now, pieces from the beginning of the movie seem to come to life, and recent news about the disease are far from promising. According …

Scientists warn that Earth’s sixth mass extinction has already started

Scientists warn that we are experiencing the beginning of the sixth mass extinction… and guess what? We are the cause of it! Because of the human behavior in the last centuries, 320 species of animals have disappeared, a phenomenon that threatens the planet’s biodiversity and even the human species. In a new scientific article published …

Cat feces may be the source of a cure for cancer

Although we are making great progress in treating and preventing all kind of diseases, cancer is still the number one killer on the planet. Now, scientists at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH have just discovered that Toxoplasma gondii, a single-celled parasite that infects common cats and it is found in their feces, could be used …