Author Archives: James Cross

Magnetic Universe

Natalie Wolchover at Quanta Magazine has a fascinating article up on the cosmic magnetic field. Over the last twenty years astronomers have increasingly found magnetic filaments that have formed in the vast expanses between galaxy clusters. The question is where … Continue reading

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Aging and the Gut Brain Axis

Aging is a fact of life for most, if not all, complex multicellular animals. Aging means simply the regenerative processes work less and less effectively as time passes. We see the signs of it everywhere in our bodies: sagging skin, … Continue reading

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Duke Study May Confirm McFadden Prediction

A study out of Duke threatens to throw into chaos the last decade or more of fMRI studies that correlate consciousness with brain activity. Hundreds of published studies over the last decade have claimed it’s possible to predict an individual’s … Continue reading

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