Category: Body Hacks

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Fasting suppresses bone growth?

In case you’ve missed my last few post, I’ve been looking into some of the physiological effects (besides intended ones eg weight loss) of intermittent fasting (IF) and caloric reduction. I was incredulous when...

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How long is the optimal midday nap?

The National Sleep Foundation recommends 7-9 hours of sleep daily, but for some of us with night shifts or early mornings, 7-9 is difficult to achieve. Instead we recharge our heads and our willpower...

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Lasers Create Cancer Cure!

A substantial part of what makes cancer so deadly is that the tools we have to fight specific cancers work for some cases and don’t for others. That’s why despite numerous discoveries that promise...

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Science of Productivity

ASAPscience feature video. Takeaway points: Willpower is limited (“ego-exhaustion”) Starting a project makes it easier to complete (Zeigarnik effect) Deliberate practice beats longer practice Suggestions: Write down progress Stop multitasking Take small breaks Keep...