Further to NPBR .1. and Journal of Brief Ideas papers on "Oxidative stress, MAOIs and OCD" and "OCD, St John's Wort and Iron", this paper concerns TRPA1 human gut receptors which respond to oxidative stress. The 1,2,3- and 1,2,4- benzenetriols are... continue reading
Recent TED talks and books like "Range" and "The Polymath" generated great popular interest in the concept of polymathy. However, polymathy is still ill-defined in academia. Here, I propose a more systematic typology, based on the literature... continue reading
Job application resumes are now being filtered by programs. The filter is based on a similarity match of resume to the job description. An alternative preprocessing program could instead suggest updates that could be made to resume so that... continue reading
This idea describes an innovation in the field of organology, or the science of musical instruments. It is [generally... continue reading
I suspect that there is a correlation between areas of the US where carbonated beverages are called soda vs pop and areas where Coke is preferred over Pepsi. Is this correct? If so, what might cause it? Beverage companies using their preferred... continue reading
The creativity of older adults and the ageing population is an essential condition for the development of “smart and age-friendly cities and communities” (SAFCC). First of all, the creativity may be understood as (1) the acceptance and use of new... continue reading
Concluding my research in plant and comparative immunology, I theorized that immunity is fundamentally the genetic program’s ability to resist change and maintain homeostasis. All immunological phenomena are governed not by molecular... continue reading
Linear infrastructures such as roads, railways and power lines have considerable negative impacts on biodiversity and ecosystems (van der Ree et al. 2015; [Borda-de-Água et al.... continue reading
Recognizing compulsive video gaming as a disorder is critical for developing corresponding treatment and prevention programs while reinforcing the various therapeutic, educational, and social benefits associated with gaming. Gaming addiction—like... continue reading
Can an autonomous AI conduct experiments on real humans in a lab safely and efficiently? With Automated Laboratory (AutoLab), our open-source ubiquitous computing project, we will do just that.... continue reading
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