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    Heat Therapy Restores Mitochondrial Function In Human Muscles

    A really cool study, and I think the reported effects would have been even more impressive if instead of diathermy the scientists used a simple incandescent red bulb to both heat the muscle and expose it to red light. Maybe somebody can email them and suggest this as a follow up study... Heat...
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    In The Beginning There Was Metabolism, And Metabolism Said Let There Be Life

    I posted a thread long time ago about how the emergence of life was unavoidable given the basic physical laws of our Universe. https://raypeatforum.com/community/threads/the-emergence-of-life-was-virtualy-guaranteed.3071/ The same author (England) has since conducted a number of simulations and...
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    Propensity For Risky Behavior Determined By Metabolic Rate

    The type of behavior scientists consider risky is usually the exact behavior children and young adults seem so suited for - i.e. willingness to explore and learn even in the face of danger. This is yet another study to show that openness to new experiences, desire to explore novel environments...
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    HDAC Inhibitors Affect Every Function Of The Cell And May Extend Lifespan

    The use of HDAC inhibitors such as valproic acid or various butyrate salts for cancer treatment has been studied experimentally for decades. Until now, it was assumed that the process of histone acetylation and deacetylation affected mostly the processes associated with cell division and...
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    Autism - A Disease Linked To Mother's Thyroid Function

    Hi all, It's time for another one of my looney posts:-) I remember that in one of his interviews or emails Ray Peat talked about ausitm and said that it's highly corelated with maternal stress during pregnancy. A we all know, stress affects the thyroid and thymus above all other organs. Here is...
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