Monthly Archives: December 2013

Shipping container greenhouse. The future of urban farming?

Thanks to new growth-related technology like aquaponics and micro-methanation, very good yields can be obtained on a very small area, and still be environmentally friendly (organic produce and energy efficient). Housed on the roof of a container, the greenhouse is protected from urban areas. Designed as an “above ground” shared...
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Gene Expression Changes With Meditation

With evidence growing that meditation can have beneficial health effects, scientists have sought to understand how these practices physically affect the body.  A new study by researchers in Wisconsin, Spain, and France reports the first evidence of specific molecular changes in the body following a period of mindfulness meditation. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131208090343.htm?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily+%28ScienceDaily%3A+Latest+Science+News%29...
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Can Thoughts Alter Our Genetic Makeup?

“Bruce Lipton, a cellular biologist and bestselling author of The Biology of Belief, advocates the idea that we have significant control over our biology, and with our intentions and beliefs we can ‘reprogram’ or ‘control’ our genes and our lives. This challenges the traditional scientific belief that genes control life...
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