csrollyson + genetics   15

Why we shouldn't like coffee, but we do: Weirdly, people with a higher sensitivity to bitter caffeine taste drink more coffee -- ScienceDaily
Hypothesizing as to why people sensitive to bitter taste should not like caffeine but oft do: they learn to associate caffeine’s bitter taste with energy
research  coffee  tea  wine  caffeine  taste  genetics  uk  behavior  modification  reinforcement  food  drink 
9 weeks ago by csrollyson
DNA dating: has science unlocked the secret of a perfect match?
Interesting if dubious: Swiss firm claims to predict attraction via DNA; I met Dr. Brown at iDate
dna  smell  attraction  taste  kiss  switzerland  genetics  odor  algorithm  dating  website  Europe  usa 
february 2016 by csrollyson
Are Humans Still Evolving? | Mark's Daily Apple
Examines some of the mechanisms of dietary and genetic adaptation from paleo to modern diets
human  diet  primal  paleo  history  genetics  science  adaptation  disease  health  reference  guide 
november 2015 by csrollyson
Easy DNA Editing Will Remake the World. Buckle Up. | WIRED
Breakthrough in genetics poses challenges in ethics and promises in medicine
genetics  dna  rna  gene  breakthrough  disruption  biology  ethics  2015Q3  medicine  stgr  healthcare 
august 2015 by csrollyson
BBC - Future - The people who need very little sleep
The gene that allows some people to get a full night's sleep in 4 hours
sleep  genetics  story  gene  dna  health  productivity  @csrollyson 
july 2015 by csrollyson
Why We're Motivated to Exercise. Or Not. - NYTimes.com
Do genetics predispose people to want to work out or not? Discussion of research
workout  health  research  genetics  motivation  brain  DNA  Psychology 
april 2013 by csrollyson
Longenvity and Marriage (3)
Fascinating and relevant discussion about the evolution/disruption of the institution of marriage
marriage  society  genetics  future  discussion  global  disruption  2ghcj 
july 2011 by csrollyson

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