Self-induced “positive” stress can be a good thing – tech execs in Silicon Valley say it improves their performance

(Natural News) While most people try to reduce the stress they feel each day, tech executives in Silicon Valley are trying to get themselves more worked up. These researchers are self-inducing “positive” stress because they believe it improves their work performance, according to a report by CNBC. Positive stress practitioners, who are mainly tech workers, practice… […]

Study: You can reshape your gut microbiome for the better by eating more nori

(Natural News) Improve your gut health by eating nori seaweed. In a study published in the journal Nature, the seaweed most commonly used as a wrap for sushi has been found to contain a specific carbohydrate that could help encourage the growth of certain probiotic strains. The study, carried out by a team of researchers… […]

AI robot can draw what you're thinking by reading your brain impulses

(Natural News) A team of scientists at the Research Center for Brain-Inspired Intelligence in Beijing, China recently developed a technique to decode perceived images by analyzing data from functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scans. To carry out the research, the scientists monitored the activity in the visual cortex. One challenge was to efficiently process fMRI data. The task involved mapping the activity… […]