Tagged: fear

How does the hypothalamus control ageing? - Guest Work

Guest Work Jul 28, 2017

Richard Faragher, University of Brighton If you are reading this and you don’t smoke, then your major risk factor for dying is probably your age. That’s because we have nearly eliminated mortality in early life, thanks to advances in science and engineering. But despite this progress, we still haven’t worked out how to eliminate the damaging effects … Read More

Male researchers scare the sh*t out of laboratory mice! - Infectious Thoughts

Siouxsie Wiles Apr 30, 2014

According to this press release, researchers at McGill University in Montreal have discovered that the presence of a male researcher (or even his worn t-shirt) stresses laboratory mice and rats, the equivalent to making them swim for 3 minutes or restraining them in a tube for 15 minutes. The research has just been published in the … Read More

‘Facing your fears’ the unspoken part of a start-up — Dave ten Have - Stick

Peter Kerr Mar 06, 2012

Ponoko co-founder Dave ten Have fronted up to Unlimited Potential’s ‘Tech Founders Blast Talks’ in mid-February with some extremely frank and honest comments. It’s ten Have’s second internet-based start-up, with Wellington-originated, globally-operating Ponoko being a bit of poster child for … Continue reading → … Read More