Monday, January 22, 2007

Healthlines: January 22, 2007

Two minutes in the microwave kills 99 percent of bacteria, viruses, parasites and spores… 10 minutes kills all of 'em…
Microwave zaps germs on sponges, study finds (Scientific American)

Still looking for new ways to live longer? Try committing a felony…
State inmates outlive people on outside (Seattle P-I)

Haven't decided why this is interesting, but it is… one thing is that scientists aren't sure why this is the case… but there has to be a reason this wasn't selected out over the eons of evolutionary history, right?
Daydreaming is brain's default setting, study finds (CNN)

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I started pound360 to channel my obsession with vitamins, running and the five senses. Eventually, I got bored focusing on all that stuff, so I came back from a one month hiatus in May of 2007 (one year after launching Pound360) and broadened my mumblings here to include all science.