Valerie Grimes


Outdoor Water Conservation Tips

Urban Water Program Conservation Tips Many water conservation methods can be accomplished by modifying just a few everyday habits and using inexpensive upgrades to technologies in your home landscape. Landscape Watering Tips Water your landscape early in the morning before 10 am or late in the evening after 6 pm. […]

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The New Genetic Engineers

Parents can improve the prenatal and post birth environment of their child to affect its genes in a positive way. Or in a negative way. If we look back at the first article on Epigenetics where I made the point that it is our environment that influences much of us […]


Your Cells Are Already Set up for Growth and Protection.

We’ve got a good start, but like with everything, it is a good idea to keep learning. My sister the science writer refers to cells as “learning agents” and I’m going to adopt that phrase (thank you VN Alexander).   What are they learning?  It depends on what is being communicated […]


Life is an unending war among battling biochemical robots.*

Neo Darwinism. Life is an unending war among battling biochemical robots.* Well that is one way to look at it. Here is another way:  life is an interconnected journey contained within our powerful bodies and expressed outwardly by individuals as part of a cooperative community.


Epigenetics. The Science Behind Statements Like “You Can Heal Your Life”

“You Can Heal Your Life” and “You Are the Co-Creator of Your Destiny.” Have you ever wanted proof that your thoughts and environment can change your reality as these statements suggest? Our loving caretakers warned us to “stay away from hurtful people,” “to put on a happy face,” or “to […]