Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Science Water Cooler Talk - Evolution and Health

Lot’s going on in the world. In my effort to keep you abreast (and stay a little more on it) here are some elevated, now.


EVOLUTION & GENETICS
Paleobiology is the rage
1. Extinct Woolly Mammoth's DNA Mapped – from LiveScience.com
2. Scientists Sequence Half the Woolly Mammoth's Genome – from Scientific American

HEALTH & HUMAN BEHAVIOR
1. More teens and young adults engaging in anal intercourse – from Scienceblog.com.
Okay, we need to have a serious dialogue with our young people to make sure they comprehend what they are doing and why. This article suggests that many girls who engage in anal sex may not being do so consensually.

2. Exercise increases brain growth factor and receptors, prevents stem cell drop in middle age – from Scienceblog.com
Besides improved heart health, overall physical fitness and staving off diabetes, here is another – and very compelling reason – to NOT be a couch potato.



Later.

2 comments:

Torrance Stephens - All-Mi-T said...

anal sex - dang

The Urban Scientist said...

I know, T. That's too much for me to handle, especially if they are so young and doing that. Just seems like they are going fast and for no good reason.

Healthy body and sex education is important.