Restoring your biological clock

Green (Living) Review

The technical term for our biological clock, also often called “body clock”, is called a circadian rhythm. Ultimately, it is sleep quality rather than quantity that’s key to positively influencing our biological clock. We all have got one, all animals, in fact all life. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Did you know that you possess your greatest level of cardiovascular efficiency and muscle strength at around 17:00?

International day for biological diversity

Green (Living) Review

On the UN International Day for Biological Diversity, The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) calls for a greater awareness of the threats to marine biodiversity as without life in the ocean there would be no life on Earth. The Convention on Biological Diversity has established a target of 10 percent of all coastal and marine waters being protected in reserves by 2020.


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Recovery: The Return of Native Fish, Victims of Bucket Biology

Nature Conservancy - Science

“Conservation” is no longer enough. Instead of just saving what’s left we need to restore what’s lost. Only in the last half century or so have Americans begun to appreciate fish as having a function beyond bending rods and posing prettily on platters. Consider the fate of America’s landlocked Arctic char. As the last glacier retreated sea-run char stranded in North American lakes, adapting to a freshwater life cycle.

Treating pain Disease: Biologics at a Glance

Conservation Hawaii

The post Treating pain Disease: Biologics at a Glance appeared first on Conservation Hawai‘i. The prescription drug marketed as Triaminic cough & runny nose, Tricodene sugar free, has hardly found a new, unintended use. controlled drug and Robitussin pediatric cough & cold long – acting have attitudes different pill appearances and electronic packaging.

The Heroic Biological System you Haven’t Heard of (that Needs Some TLC).

Elephant Journal

Join me in a virtual standing ovation for the biological hero that’s been patiently waiting for our recognition and appreciation. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Green Health & Wellness biological hero cannabis Endocannabinoid Endocannabinoid System herbal marijuana pain medication

New strain of E-coli a biological weapon?

Green (Living) Review

Is the new, extremely virulent, strain of E-coli making the rounds in Europe a biological weapon? By Michael Smith (Veshengro) June 2011: While this question of mine may sound like conspiracy theory but with the first outbreak in Hamburg, Germany and the one at the last weekend of June 2011 in Bordeaux, France, being that far distance from each other and probably with different farms involved can make one but think.

What type of idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura are biologics?

Conservation Hawaii

The post What type of idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura are biologics? Tazarotene topical can be administered without consistent regard to food, however, administration with exquisite food may reduce changes late in color of the treated their skin. prescription medicine associated skin rash (in patients only with chronic psoriasis only) in children.

Why Cultural Diversity Is as Essential to Human Survival as Biological Diversity

Green (Living) Review

Just as we recognize the importance of biodiversity for the survival of the planet, so we must preserve the diverse ways of knowing that exist among humanity. In the late 1990s, a Ugandan intellectual and civil society activist called Paulo Wangoola returned home to the Kingdom of Busoga on the Eastern shores of Lake Victoria.

BioLogic FreeCharge Empowers Green Bike Geeks!

Green Living Ideas

In 2010 Dahon will introduce the BioLogic FreeCharge, an electricity storage battery that connects to a bike dyno hub. The BioLogic FreeCharge comes off the bike and can be carried around- it becomes stored electricity power that you can charge any device that uses a USB, from an iPod to a GPS [.] [ BioLogic FreeCharge Empowers Green Bike Geeks! Tags: Bicycles Technology battery power bicycle biking BioLogic Free Charge Dahon.

I choose to embrace all of biological science (except the part about evolution)*

Environmental Economics

Matt Kahn : The Editorial writers at the WSJ have some tough things to say about California's AB32 carbon mitigation effort.  The regulators at the Air Resources Board are called "elitists" who do not understand the unintended consequences of their well meaning regulations.  The WSJ predicts that this regulation will further damage the California economy.  This editorial merit[s] some analysis. "So

Stray Dogs Killed for Olympics: “These Dogs Are Biological Trash.”

Elephant Journal

"A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its lowest ones." ~ Nelson Mandela. Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) olympics poison sochi stray dogs

What biologic nightmares are used to treat moderate or severe psoriasis?

Conservation Hawaii

The post What biologic nightmares are used to treat moderate or severe psoriasis? The levoamphetamine component of Mylanta maximum strength has been reported to improve the treatment response priming in some individuals is relative to Magnesium hydroxide alone. prescription drug (freely and sold in some spectral regions) has the advantage of fewer CNS and his gastrointestinal tract side effects in comparison to Haloperidol.

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What biologic heart are used to treat moderate or severe psoriasis?

Conservation Hawaii

The post What biologic heart are used to treat moderate or severe psoriasis? The traditional medicines used for the early treatment of serum sickness but are Acthar and anticoagulants. Still unclear and needing little further investigation reveals is the optimal dose range of Acthar and whether repeated doses being of corticosteroids provide additional benefit countries in children with severe rheumatoid arthritis. Meloxicam treats rheumatoid arthritis and relieves heartburn.

Tools developed for making complex biological machines from yeast


Ishan Sidhu: A way to create a new type of biological wire that interacts with DNA using proteins and behaves like electronic circuitry wires has been demonstrated by the researchers of Imperial College London. According to the scientists, their new biological wire has several advantages such as to create probably billions of connections between DNA components and the wire can be re engineered over and over again.

Advance Promises to Expand Biological Control of Crop Pests


A new discovery promises to allow expanded use of a mainstay biological pest control method, which avoids the health, environmental and pest-resistance concerns of traditional insecticides, scientists are reporting. The advance toward broadening applicability of the so-called sterile insect technique (SIT) appears in the journal ACS Synthetic Biology.

Eight Ways to Ensure Biodiversity on Earth: Insights from the U.N. Convention on Biological Diversity.

Elephant Journal

Earth’s biological diversity faces an onslaught of threats and some species will go extinct, but there’s plenty that we can do to ensure the survival of life on Earth.

Convention on Biological Diversity Meeting Hopes To Reach Governments Through Cost Indicators Of Loss

Eco Friendly Daily

In 1992, the United Nations’ Convention on Biological Diversity was created at the Rio Earth Summit. Unfortunately, world leaders have not met this goal despite the Convention on Biological Diversity being nearly twenty years in the making. Information such as this is being discussed in detail at the ongoing UN Convention on Biological Diversity meeting in Nagoya, Japan. It was created to address growing concerns regarding the disappearing biodiversity on the planet.

Digging into chickpea family for less pesticides in the United States

Green Prophet

Food biological control chickpeas hummus natural pesticidesIn recent years, hummus has become a pop culture food phenomenon, drawing praises from dieticians for the health benefits and chefs for the flavor. However, the core ingredient, the chickpea, has had its production threatened.

Biofuel Breakthrough? Crude Oil From Algae in 1 Minute!

Living Green & Saving Energy

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The Ascent of Birds by John Reilly

10,000 Birds

Said explanations include a wide variety of topics, from the edgier aspects of biology (among the ducks, of course) to climate change to quantum physics. Reviews Bird evolution book review evolutionary biologyEvery once in a while you stumble on a new natural history book that seems destined to be a classic. Is that a bold enough opening to convey how much I enjoyed The Ascent of Birds by John Reilly, new this spring from Pelagic Publishing?

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Synthetic Biology gets a shot in the arm with illuminated living plant cells


B.Sameer Kumar: Synthetic Biology is a field that is still in the nascent stage of development. The field of Synthetic Biology deals with engineering artificial biological systems and circuits that will mimic natural ones found in plants systems and will help in design of future products that are far more efficient and ecological than man made artificial ones. Lighting up plant cells to engineer biology.

To the Fathers who Don?t Have to Love Us like Their Own?but Do Anyway.

Elephant Journal

Z ADMIN Love Featured Today adopted biological child compassion dad daughter family father Fathers Day For Children happiness hero life love mindfulness non biological surrogate fatherThank you for being that love. The kind that chose to step up and offer it all, The kind that has taught us more about loving others than you might know. Enlightened Society Family Inspiring (Wow) Love WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only.

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“Understanding Animal Behaviour” by Rory Putman

10,000 Birds

Described in the “Territoriality and aggression” chapter, this is a sublime example of behaviour from the “Understanding Animal Behaviour” by Rory Putman, an Emeritus Chair in Behavioural and Environmental Biology at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. Reviews animals Behavioral Biology behaviour book review booksSpeckled Woods are found through most of Palearctic. Two inches across, they are grey-brown with creamy spots, which are brighter and more yellowish in females.

2018 114

Genetic Engineers and Conservation Biologists: Scenes From a First Date

Nature Conservancy - Science

Fast forward a week later and I was in Cambridge, England, along with Conservancy Chief Scientist Peter Kareiva, at an international conference organized by the Wildlife Conservation Society on the topic of synthetic biology and how it may influence the future of nature and conservation. You may already be asking yourself, just what is synthetic biology? It is but one high-profile tip of the iceberg of the vast and rapidly growing field of synthetic biology.

Can we talk about Cecil the Lion?

10,000 Birds

Conservation conservation biology hunting lionsHi there. I can’t help noticing that you’ve just posted an angry story about Cecil the Lion on your timeline.

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U.S. Endangered Species Act: The System Works

10,000 Birds

A prime example is a report newly released by the Center for Biological Diversity which suggests that, by and large, in the United States, the Endangered Species Act is indeed helping to save the birds it protects. News Center for Biological Diversity Conservation Endangered Species Act Northern Great Plains Piping PloverIn a world that’s often full of tragedy, every now and then some good news comes along to restore one’s faith in humanity.

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How smart are parrots?

10,000 Birds

Birds Behavioral Biology Monk Parakeets Myiopsitta monachus research Parrots are smarter than Nebo the dog. “Nebo.” ” The dog’s name came from the direction of the enclosed front porch of the tin-roofed concrete block home of my friend Bwana Ndege, in Isiro, Zaire. “Nebo.” ” It sounded like an older woman, a somewhat crackly voice, insistent. “Nebo. ” The old woman was calling the dog, in Swahili.

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Hotspur’s Revenge: A Review of Three Books

10,000 Birds

Ecologists (and all earthlings) can legitimately celebrate what will follow extinction: “the sixth mass genesis of new biological diversity.”. Reviews book review ecology evolutionary biology invasive species• Inheritors of the Earth: How Nature is Thriving in an Age of Extinction (Chris D. Thomas, Public Affairs). • The Aliens Among Us: How Invasive Species Are Transforming the Planet – and Ourselves (Leslie Anthony, Yale). •

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10,000 Birds

Conservation Animal Rights collecting birds conservation biology scienceAfter my post about collecting two weeks ago I received a bit of feedback, some positive, some negative, and I’ve been mulling it over with the intention of writing about some of the issues that could be considered the root cause of the disagreement. Then I read Linda Hufford’s guest post , hosted by our own Suzie, and decided that first I had to write another piece, a reply to that post.

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Bird Butts and Other Matters

10,000 Birds

Birds Bird evolution character displacement conservation biology mumeration I’ve been down with an odd illness for a few weeks, and then I flew to Mexico and back (boy, are my arms tired!) so I’m a bit behind in my intense pursuit of scientific findings related to birds. But I do have a few items. First, the bird butts. Over the least couple of weeks the best view I’ve had of Minnesota has been out my northward facing window.

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Feed me or I’ll die, and possibly take you with me!

10,000 Birds

Birds Behavioral Biology Bird Blackmail Years ago it was pointed out by somebody, probably Tinbergen or Lack or Wynn-Edwards or one of the other great bird-savvy ethologists of the day, that young Pelicans would blackmail their parents by biting their own wings, a very self defeating activity for a bird with a huge and powerful beak. “If you don’t feed me right way, I’m taking off this wing and your reproductive success is done!” ” they seemed to be saying.

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Cities, Biodiversity and Governance: Perspectives and Challenges of the Implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity at the City Level

The Green Changemakers

City governments can contribute more to implementing the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), as the 2010 target to reduce the rate of biodiversity loss set by governments during the World Summit on Sustainable Development in 2002 is not being achieved. This report was written by Jose Antonio Puppim de Oliveira, Osman Balaban, Christopher Doll, Raquel Moreno-Penaranda, Alexandros Gasparatos, Deljana Iossifova, and Aki Suwa The report is available for download here.

Weird Nature: A Bat that Eats Scorpions

Nature Conservancy - Science

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Big Fish: Rodent-Eating Trout

Nature Conservancy - Science

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Bird Song and Parallel Evolution: learning from our feathered friends

10,000 Birds

Humans have fetishized their own genetic evolution to the point that if something is not considered genetic, then it may as well not be considered biological at all. Experimental evidence for real-time song frequency shift in response to urban noise in a passerine bird Biology Letters, 7 (1), 36-38 DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2010.0437 3 Nemeth, Erwin and Henrik Brumm. Birds bird song evolution Evolutionary Biology

2011 209

4 Ways to Age Radiantly.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality aging biological aging emotional aging energetic aging getting older healthy living kundalini living longer radiant aging shame spirituality surrenderThough growing older presents us with poignant reminders of loss or “dis-ease,” the practice of radiant aging allows us to surrender to all the changes, growth, and.

2018 67

Incorporate Ayurveda into Your Lifestyle with these Simple Tips.

Elephant Journal

Food Health & Wellness Yoga Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today Z Food Featured Today ayurveda biological clock dosha eating food lifestyleYet, to remain in alignment with a changing macrocosm, it is important that we change our eating and lifestyle practices to reflect the cha.

2017 72

Genetically engineered plants to replace airport security checkpoints?

Green Prophet

Medford is a “synthetic biologist” (not to imply she’s artificial, but to clarify that she dabbles in the re-design of existing, natural biological systems in attempt to find new useful purposes). along with Timothy Kerbs to pioneer commercialization of plant synthetic biology. Design Energy Genetically engineered plants GMO plant sentinels synthetic biology components

How much bird is there, anyway?

10,000 Birds

Birds Bird Evolutionary Biology body sizeI was looking out a car window the other day and noticed that of all the wildlife most of it was bird. I’m sure there were a lot of insects in range of my eyeballs, hiding behind leaves or camouflaged against bark as insects are wont to do. A squirrel skittered by … a squirrel is not a bird.

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The Number One Sexual Problem (& How to Solve it). {Adult}

Elephant Journal

Our biological self wants sex; it wishes to assert power and to dominate, while the personal self wants to find just the right person to connect with and would rather go to the museum than hop into bed. The diversity of these two desires pits our selves against each other in a civil war.

2017 63

Connect: Helping Animals Move in a Changing Climate

Nature Conservancy - Science

A new paper published in Conservation Biology by Tristan Nuñez and colleagues from the Washington Wildlife Habitat Connectivity Working Group provides a simple and straightforward method for land managers to account for species shifting their ranges in response to climate change, and to protect and restore land accordingly. Conservation Biology. Canada lynx are one of many species that may shift its range due to climate change. Flickr/Keith Williams.

Your Scientific Soulmate: How to Tip the Romantic Relationship Odds in your Favor.

Elephant Journal

Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) Z ADMIN Love Featured Today Astronomy biology chemistry love passion physics relating relationships Science sex soulmateWhat you need to know about the science of relating. Our culture is based on science, so you may as well use it to enhance and support your relationships.

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Mirror Neurons & Empathy: Experiencing Another’s Inner World with Clarity instead of Fear.

Elephant Journal

Health & Wellness WAYLON: Editor''s Picks Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today biology brain compassion empathy mirror neurons Science sympathy As with the “motor” mirrors, the “empathic” mirrors are triggered both when we experience an emotion and when we observe somebody who is experiencing the same emotion. This extraordinary finding therefore provides the neurophysiological grounds for empathy, which is both understandable and researchable.

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