This post is mostly a photographic presentation of monuments from Yaxchilan, Chiapas, Mexico.
The balance between weight gain and weight gain loss is predominantly determined by what you eat, how much you eat, and by how much exercise you get. But another important factor is often neglected. Continue reading “When should you eat to manage your weight? Breakfast, not late-night snacks”
Researchers from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have together with an international team mapped the relationship between length of pregnancy and chemical DNA changes in more than 6,000 newborn babies. For each week’s longer pregnancy, DNA methylation changes in thousands of genes were detected in the umbilical cord blood. The study is published in Genome Medicine. Continue reading “Length of pregnancy alters the child’s DNA”
Biology encodes information in DNA and RNA, which are complex molecules finely tuned to their functions. But are they the only way to store hereditary molecular information? Continue reading “DNA is only one among millions of possible genetic molecules”
From the days of Diocletian the style of architecture which we call Byzantine, for want of a better name, had been slowly developing from the old classic forms, and many of the emperors of the fourth and fifth centuries had been given to building. Continue reading “Emperor Justinian’s codification of the laws & his work as a builder”
That all existing things are subject to decay and change is a truth that scarcely needs proof; for the course of nature is sufficient to force this conviction on us. Continue reading “Polybius on the decay of states”