Life Sciences February 2020

mitochondria in human blood

    A selection of several articles related to Life Sciences published in January & February (74aH*)





  • Complete and functional mitochondria discovered in human blood

    Complete and functional mitochondria have been discovered in human blood. Mitochondria have their own genome, transmitted only by the mother and different from that of the nucleus. Their DNA could induce immune and inflammatory responses.



    Sugar influences reward circuits as addictive drugs

    Significant changes are measured after 12 days of sugar intake in the dopamine and opioid production systems. The opioid system, associated with well-being and pleasure, is activated from the first dose of sugar. Sugar influences reward circuits such as that found when using addictive drugs.



    Balance between bacterial infection and septic shock

    The body’s immune system is constantly working to maintain a delicate balance between bacterial infection and septic shock. When a threat is introduced, immune cells make a coordinated decision in such a way that the population response is calibrated.



    Retrosplenial cortex and spatial orientation

    The retrosplenial cortex is critical for spatial orientation. Unique neurons called low rheobase neurons are hyperexcitable and can provide a persistent sense of direction, encoding direction-related information over long durations, like a compass.



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    (74aH*) : August 6th is the anniversary of the atomic bomb explosion on Hiroshima in 1945.
    This date represents the entrance of Humanity into the age of Revelation (Apocalypsis).
    Thus, since August 6, 2019, we are in 74 aH, (meanning 74 after Hiroshima).
    It is also an “atheist” and universal calendar to replace the existing “monotheist”, religious and non universal calendars.