Super-Gene

Die neuesten Erkenntnisse aus der Neurowissenschaft für ein langes gesundes Leben

Author: Deepak Chopra,Rudolph E. Tanzi

Publisher: Langen Mueller Herbig

ISBN: 348506128X

Category: Science

Page: 448

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Unser innerer Bauplan lässt sich ändern! Jahrzehntelang glaubte man, die genetische Veranlagung sei einfach Schicksal. Doch unsere Gene reagieren auf alles, was wir sagen, tun oder denken. Durch eine Veränderung der Lebensführung und der Ernährungsgewohnheiten lassen sich Krankheiten tatsächlich auf genetischer Ebene beeinflussen. Forscher haben außerdem herausgefunden, dass Methoden wie Yoga und Meditation tatsächlich positive genetische Mutationen auslösen können, die zu einem längeren und gesünderen Leben führen. Fallbeispiele, Übungen und Illustrationen veranschaulichen diese bahnbrechenden Erkenntnisse und machen sie anschaulich.

Super Genes

Unlock the Astonishing Power of Your DNA for Optimum Health and Well-Being

Author: Deepak Chopra, M.D.,Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D.

Publisher: Harmony

ISBN: 0804140146

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 336

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The authors of the New York Times bestseller Super Brain present a bold new understanding of our genes and how simple changes in lifestyle can boost genetic activity. The leap into "radical well-being" is a promise waiting to be fulfilled. "You are not simply the sum total of the genes you were born with," writes Deepak Chopra and Rudy Tanzi. "You are the user and controller of your genes, the author of your biological story. No prospect in self-care is more exciting." Learning how to shape your gene activity is at the heart of this exciting and eagerly-anticipated book from the bestselling duo behind Super Brain, which became a nationwide hit on public television. For decades medical science has believed that genes determined our biological destiny. Now the new genetics has changed that assumption forever. You will always have the genes you were born with, but genes are dynamic, responding to everything we think, say, and do. Suddenly they've become our strongest allies for personal transformation. When you make lifestyle choices that optimize how your genes behave, you can reach for a state of health and fulfillment undreamed of even a decade ago. The impact on prevention, immunity, diet, aging, and chronic disorders is unparalleled.

Supergene and Surficial Ore Deposits

Textures and Fabrics

Author: Gerard Meurant

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0444598995

Category: Nature

Page: 366

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Supergene and Surficial Ore Deposits; Textures and Fabrics is a collection of papers that deals with economic geological deposits, particularly as endogenic type, or as an integral part of their geological environment. One paper explores the possibility that the evolution of ores of sedimentary affiliation or of sedimentary rocks and their chemistry during geologic history can be a product of the evolution of the outer spheres of the earth combined with a cycling phenomena that proceeds in a spiral way. Another paper discusses the role of climate on a large range of depositional environments through mobilization, both by chemical and physical events, of metal-ions. Mobilization can also occur by controlled deposition and enrichment of the "mobilized" ions in a certain sedimentary environment. Various depositions occur in different climates, for example, bauxites, requiring higher precipitation levels, form in humid zones. One paper points that ore-mineral accumulations controlled by descending supergene solutions play a significant role in ore-mineral depositions. The collection is beneficial to geologists, industrial chemists, researchers, technical designers, and engineers whose works are related with ore deposits and mining.

Manganese Ores of Supergene Zone: Geochemistry of Formation

Author: I.M. Varentsov

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9401721742

Category: Science

Page: 344

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The major part of the world's high grade industrial manganese ore is being mined in supergene deposits. This book represents the first attempt to bring together not only academic but also commercial data on all aspects of the geochemistry of formation of supergene manganese ores. It is a distinctive account of the geology, geochemistry, mineralogy, experimental modelling studies, mechanisms of formation processes and geochemical evolution through geological time of manganese ores for all types of supergene deposits. Special emphasis is placed on the general geochemical model of supergene manganese ore formation, which can be applied in geochemical exploration. Despite the fact that supergene manganese ores have been used by mankind since the early centuries, it is only during the last decade that a comprehensive understanding of the nature of geochemical processes of formation of these deposits has become available and their potential as an economic resource has been recognized against other genetical types of manganese accumulations. Audience: This substantial and comprehensive volume is of interest to economic geologists, mining engineers, geochemists, mineralogists and other specialized geoscientists.

Supergenes: What Really Makes Us Human

Author: Craig MacKay

Publisher: Craig Mackay

ISBN: 1847993923

Category: Science

Page: 212

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Why do we behave so differently in different situations? Why did you choose the clothes you are wearing, the books you read and the friends and opinions you have? What is it about humans that has let us achieve so much, so quickly? This book tries to understand why the evolution of our human species is happening at a rate so much faster than may be explained by Darwinian biological evolution alone. The engine of our extraordinary social evolution is human behaviour. We have a deep-seated need to pass on to others some part of our own achievements, what we have made of our lives. Our survival and success now depends principally on our adaption to our social environment and not to our physical environment. It is these supercharged social genes that are the essence of our remarkable and accelerating rate of evolution today. This book looks critically at our present understanding of human behaviour and evolution to seek a consilience across a wide range of fields of research. More at www.supergenes.net

Super -Brain

Angewandte Neurowissenschaften gegen Alzheimer, Depression, Übergewicht und Angst

Author: Deepak Chopra,Rudolph E. Tanzi

Publisher: Langen Mueller Herbig

ISBN: 3485060550

Category: Psychology

Page: 480

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"Ich kann mein Gehirn nutzen und lasse mich nicht von ihm benutzen." Der bekannte Neurowissenschaftler Rudolph E. Tanzi und Deepak Chopra verbinden Wissenschaft und Persönlichkeitsentwicklung und erklären, wie die spektakulären Erkenntnisse der Neurowissenschaften u. a. bei Alzheimer, Depression, Angst und Übergewicht angewandt werden können. Sie entwerfen eine neue Vision des Gehirns und zeigen, wie Achtsamkeit und Meditation nachweisbare Veränderungen in den neuronalen Bahnen bewirken. Ihr gemeinsames Fazit: Nichts ist unmöglich. Die Reaktion in Amerika: "A mind-blowing book."

Introduction to Ore-Forming Processes

Author: Laurence Robb

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118687574

Category: Science

Page: 384

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Introduction to Ore-Forming Processes is the first seniorundergraduate – postgraduate textbook to focus specificallyon the multiplicity of geological processes that result in theformation of mineral deposits. Opens with an overview of magmatic ore-forming processes Moves systematically through hydrothermal and sedimentarymetallogenic environments, covering as it does the entire gamut ofmineral deposit types, including the fossil fuels and supergeneores The final chapter relates metallogeny to global tectonics byexamining the distribution of mineral deposits in space andtime Boxed examples of world famous ore deposits are featuredthroughout providing context and relevance to the process-orienteddescriptions of ore genesis Brings the discipline of economic geology back into the realmof conventional mainstream earth science by emphasizing the factthat mineral deposits are simply one of the many natural wonders ofgeological process and evolution. Artwork from the book is available to instructors atwww.blackwellpublishing.com/robb.

Groundwater in Geologic Processes

Author: Steven E. Ingebritsen,Ward E. Sanford

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521664004

Category: Science

Page: 365

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Explores the role of subsurface fluids in geologic processes - ideal for graduate-level hydrogeologists and geologists.

Self-Incompatibility in Flowering Plants

Evolution, Diversity, and Mechanisms

Author: Vernonica E. Franklin-Tong

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540684867

Category: Science

Page: 313

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Great progress has been made in our understanding of pollen-pistil interactions and self-incompatibility (SI) in flowering plants in the last few decades. This book covers a broad spectrum of research into SI, with accounts by internationally renowned scientists. It comprises two sections: Evolution and Population Genetics of SI, Molecular and Cell Biology of SI Systems. The reader will gain an insight into the diversity and complexity of these polymorphic cell-cell recognition and rejection systems. Heteromorphic and homomorphic SI systems and our current understanding of the evolution and phylogeny of these systems, based on the most recent molecular sequence data, are covered. Further, the book presents major advances in our knowledge of the pistil and pollen S-determinants and other unlinked components involved in SI, as well as the apparently diverse cellular regulatory mechanisms utilised to ensure inhibition of “self” pollen.

Geochemistry of Epigenesis

Author: A. I. Perel man

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1468475207

Category: Science

Page: 266

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In its classical sense "epigenesis" refers to all geological processes originating at or near the surface of the earth. It thus embraces all those phenomena which we associate with the land scape; Perel'man has already written extensively on this subject. The landscape, in the physical sense, is controlled by the interac tion of exogenic and endogenic agencies-on the one hand, the atmo sphere, the wind, the rain, and other components of the weather, the forces of running water and the planetary controls of gravitational and tidal nature; and on the other hand the materials of the earth's crust, from sediments to metamorphic rocks and igneous materials from deep endogenic sources. In practical terms the epigene region involves the products of weathering, the soils, the transported material, the colluvium of hillsides, and the alluvium of stream valleys. It involves those landforms that are products of the erosional sculpturing of the landscape, as well as those that result from accumulation, such as glacial moraines and desert sand dunes. The science of geomor phology is gradually beginning to evolve from a passive cataloging of scenery and its deduced causes (in the Davisian sense) into a vigorous study of dynamic processes. These are partly geophysical, in the sense of hydraulics and mechanical studies, and partly geo chemical.