Social Media & Corporate Revolutions
Over the last month, we've seen that social media can be a powerful tool in assisting revolutions in countries. But can those media be useful in empowering corporate revolutions?
Social media won't help employees get rid of tyrannical bosses. But social media can foment corporate warfare by enabling the speedy emergence of new companies that take the customers away from companies that aren't serving them well enough. That's because social networks have the potential to provide corporate strategists with an unbiased view of what customers really think about a company and its competitors. And the job of those strategists is to position the company to boost sales to existing customers while carefully attracting new ones.
Both schizophrenics and people with a common personality type share similar brain patterns.
- A new study shows that people with a common personality type share brain activity with patients diagnosed with schizophrenia.
- The study gives insight into how the brain activity associated with mental illnesses relates to brain activity in healthy individuals.
- This finding not only improves our understanding of how the brain works but may one day be applied to treatments.
It's a development that could one day lead to much better treatments for osteoporosis, joint damage, and bone fractures.
- Scientists have isolated skeletal stem cells in adult and fetal bones for the first time.
- These cells could one day help treat damaged bone and cartilage.
- The team was able to grow skeletal stem cells from cells found within liposuctioned fat.
Gut bacteria play an important role in how you feel and think and how well your body fights off disease. New research shows that exercise can give your gut bacteria a boost.
- Two studies from the University of Illinois show that gut bacteria can be changed by exercise alone.
- Our understanding of how gut bacteria impacts our overall health is an emerging field, and this research sheds light on the many different ways exercise affects your body.
- Exercising to improve your gut bacteria will prevent diseases and encourage brain health.
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