New findings by researchers from the Heart Institute at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, Utah, reveal that a treatment of the most common heart rhythm disorder, affecting more than two million Americans, significantly reduces the risk of stroke, mortality, Alzheimer's disease, and other forms of dementia.
Swedish research and experimental design studio, the Interactive Institute, is focused on the use of 'new media,' the emerging digital and communication technologies of tomorrow. From its research, the Institute often embodies its findings in designs that not only implement new technologies, but have lifestyle implications embedded into its crisp, modern functional products. To illustrate, here are five Institute designs purposed with modifying your home energy use.
A compound called Dichloroacetate (DCA) has been tested at the University of Alberta (U of A) as a potential treatment for glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer, since before 2007. At that time, the research evidence showed that DCA reverses cancer growth in non-human models and in test tubes. This time, the research team studied the effects of DCA on human glioblastomas....
There are all kinds of superb designs coming from Italy - furniture, jewelry, automobiles, textiles, fashion, mosaics... even fixtures. Yes, I know, fixtures sound boring, especially bathroom fixtures; but those by IB RUBINETTERIE are anything but boring. They even have their own personalities to liven up your bathroom.
Donuts are their own food group. They are practically everyone's favorite naughty food. Donuts wouldn't be that naughty though, if you could make them at home, skipping the deep-frying, using whole wheat flour instead of bleached white, maybe reducing the amount of sugar you put in the glaze...
I love light shows. Not the big ones with the lasers, necessarily; just a candle will satisfy me. But the idea of a wind-powered outdoor light that pulses with the many different beats that winds can produce, just sounds like the perfect focus for meditating on the back porch in the evening.