Saturday, February 5, 2011

LifeWOD #36

The successful sequencing of the human genome by The Humane Genome Project (HGP) turns ten this month.  This was, and is, a huge milestone in the understanding of what it means to be human and what that "blueprint" looks like.  I remember how excited my college genetics professor, Dr. Fet, would get when discussing this during our lab time.  Some things to consider...

A few things they have learned in the past ten  years...
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/41416475/ns/technology_and_science-science/

A previous article from it's current president, geneticist Francis Collins...
http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/story?id=2192678&page=1

A brief overview of the HGP...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_Genome_Project

Monday, January 31, 2011

LifeWOD #31

An inspiring documentary that, along with several other factors, influenced me nearly 15 years ago to help others through fitness and nutrition to change their lives.

Part 1


Part 2


Part 3


Part 4


Can't find the rest of it online yet so you will have to track down a VHS copy if you are interested. You can find it here