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What is Synethesia: Can you become a Synesthete

How would it feel if you realized the world you grew up in, filled with colors, sound, taste, and sensation was just all in your head. I’m not referring to confusing the realms of reality with your dreams, or being enlightened about different senses  from some advanced alien society. What I’m referring to is your brain physically being wired differently …

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Manipulating the Artisan within

I have always been fascinated by people who could craft objects or draw unnaturally well. So much that I used to compete with my brother when I was younger in hopes of accidentally creating something great and never throwing it away. I figured if the Egyptians could draw why couldn’t I. As expected, I failed countless times to create greatness. …

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Are actions truly more valuable than words- Aphasia

Imagine if you woke up one morning and nobody could understand a word you said! You would talk somewhat clearly in your mind but people would give you a baffled look every time you attempted to talk. This would be the case  if you had a neurological disorder like Broca’s Aphasia. The worst part about Broca’s Aphasia is that in …

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More post to come…

Hello to all blog watchers, I finally have a weekend that I will get enough time to carefully finish the several ideas i have had for a post. At the same time by writing this post I am forcing myself to finish what I have started. So look out for a few post coming out in the next few days.

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How to memorize the Krebs Cycle (Citric Acid Cycle)

Citric Acid Cycle molecules

Many college student go crazy when they are first presented with the task of memorizing the Krebs/ Citric Acid cycle. So many steps and enzymes and carbon dioxides flowing around. Guess what. There is a very easy way to remember it, AND retain it for years to come.

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So you want to make a poison dart – Curare

Poison Dart Curare

So you want to make a poison dart like the Indigenous South Americans you see in the Hollywood movies, but don’t want to thoughtlessly harm yourself in the process. Instead of aborting your plan you sift through the internet to find someone who has done it before…right. Well to avoid accidentally harming yourself I would advise you not to attempt …

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Genetic Probability and Pascal’s Triangle

Why use Pascal's Triangle if we could just make a chart every time?... The fun stuff! Lets say a family is planning on having six children. What is the probability that they will have 3 girls and 3 boys? Step 1. Ratios and Pascals

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Photosynthesis: C2, C3, and C4 Cycles

As you read this page your cells respire, green plants are photosynthesizing, and the sun is shining constantly. The grass our clumsy feet so proudly march on every day gives it's portion of life without thinking for a picosecond why. Not even a cockroach would survive if photosynthesis was no longer carried out by plants and other organisms.

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