Daily Archives: April 6, 2010

Something from Nothing

Now, when most people think about space, they imagine it to be a total vacuum. Completely empty of anything whatsoever. The thing is, that’s not quite true. Those spaces between the stars aren’t quite as empty as you might think. … Continue reading

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You’ve gone bananas!

This lovely little molecule is dopamine. It’s manufactured in your body from the amino acid L-tyrosine and is a precursor to adrenaline. I’m rather fond of dopamine, and I daresay so are you. Whoever you might be. You see, dopamine … Continue reading

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