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Sunday, April 19, 2015

2702 - AMICOR 17

Not Just Collect Data

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 11 minutos
TECHNOLOGY | TECHNOPHORIATechnology That Prods You to Take Action, Not Just Collect Data Natasha Dow Schüll wearing a Muse, a headband that tracks mood.CreditKayana Szymczak for The New York Times By NATASHA SINGERAPRIL 18, 2015 The bookshelves in Natasha Dow Schüll’s office at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are punctuated here and there with kitchen timers: a windup orange plastic device, an egg-shaped stainless steel mechanical timer, a digital hourglass with falling pixels in lieu of sand. At one time, Ms. Schüll, an associate professor atM.I.T.’s program in science, t... mais »

Gene therapy

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 11 horas
Steering the epigenome to turn specific genes on April 16, 2015 [image: (credit: Human Epigenome Project)] Could provide a new avenue for gene therapies and guiding stem cell differentiation Duke University researchers have developed a new method to precisely control when genes are turned on and active: by manipulating the epigenome — the web of proteins that supports and controls gene activity and a current hot topic in cancer research. The researchers say having the ability to steer the epigenome will help them explore the … more…

Populations aging

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 11 horas
Are populations aging more slowly than we think? 60 is the new middle age April 16, 2015 A new study looking at three scenarios for future population aging in Europe challenges traditional measures of age (credit: iStock) Increases in life expectancy do not necessarily produce faster overall population aging, according to new open-access research published in the journal *PLOS ONE*. This counterintuitive finding was the result of applying new measures of aging, developed at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) to future population projections for Europe up t... mais »


Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há um dia
*Selecionado pela AMICOR Maria Inês Reinert Azambuja*Offline: The thermodynamics of morality Richard Horton [image: Thumbnail image of Figure. Opens large image] - Full Text - Tables and Figures From the Rockefeller family to the World Council of Churches, from Mary Robinson to Desmond Tutu, fossil fuel divestment is the fastest growing social movement of our times. The university is the surprising flashpoint for its realisation. Universities occupy an unusually important place in our societies. They are creators of knowledge about the effects of fossil fuels on our communitie... mais »

Vie extraterrestre

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 dias
EDITORIAL Vendredi 17 avril 2015 Vie extraterrestre et obligation astronomique Olivier Dessibourg (NASA) [image: (NASA)] «S’il y avait des civilisations extraterrestres, leurs représentants devraient être déjà chez nous. Où sont-ils donc?» Ce célèbre «paradoxe» a été écrit par Enrico Fermi en 1950 déjà LES LIENS - Echec d’une vaste battue aux extraterrestres «S’il y avait des civilisations extraterrestres, leurs représentants devraient être déjà chez nous. Où sont-ils donc?» Ce célèbre «paradoxe» a été écrit par Enrico Fermi en 1950 déjà. Le physicien s’est ajouté à la liste de c... mais »

A Invenção da Psicanálise - Sigmund Freud

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 dias
*Compartilho "Sigmund Freud - A Invenção da Psicanálise (1997)" no YouTube - Sigmund Freud - A Invenção da Psicanálise (1997): LG enviado pela AMICOR Jussara Koff.* Visualizar o vídeo Sigmund Freud - A Invenção da Psicanálise (1997) do YouTube Sigmund Freud - A Invenção da Psicanálise (1997)

Cognitive Aging

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 dias
Cognitive Aging: Progress in Understanding and Opportunities for Action ------------------------------ Released:April 14, 2015 REPORT AT A GLANCE - Action Guide for Health Care Providers (PDF) - Online Resources Related to Safe Medication Use in Older Adults (PDF) - Online Resources Related to Elder Financial Abuse (PDF) - Online Resources Related to Older Adult Driving (PDF) - Action Guide for Individuals and Families (PDF) - Report Brief (PDF) - Una Guía de Acción para Individuos y Familias (PDF) - Action Guide for Communities (PDF) Download an introductory s... mais »


Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 dias
Our Sun came late to the Milky Way's star-birth partyApr 09, 2015 [image: Our Sun Came Late to the Milky Way's Star-Birth Party] This illustration depicts a view of the night sky from a hypothetical planet within the youthful Milky Way galaxy 10 billion years ago. The heavens are ablaze with a firestorm of star birth. Glowing pink clouds of hydrogen gas harbor …more Read more at:


Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 dias
Neuroskeptic Brain Sarcasm Centre “Totally Found” By Neuroskeptic | April 11, 2015 10:31 am *A new study* published in the journal *Neurocase* made headlines this week. Headlines like: “*Sarcasm Center Found In Brain’s White Matter*“. The paper reports that damage to a particular white matter pathway in the brain, the right sagittal stratum, is associated with difficulty in perceiving a sarcastic tone of voice. Read More


Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 dias
Getty Images Your good bacteria love stinky fromage as much as you do - Mandy Oaklander @mandyoaklander April 13, 2015 Americans have long been bewildered by the French paradox: that despite consuming a dream diet full of cheese, baguettes and red wine, people in France have generally low rates of coronary heart disease. By some estimates, the average French person eats 57 pounds /.../


Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 5 dias
Uma conexão entre o sono e a fome Hormônio que indica ao corpo a hora de dormir também regula a ingestão de alimentos e o acúmulo de gordura ED. 230 | ABRIL 2015 © LÉO RAMOS A melatonina, hormônio produzido pela glândula pineal, situada no centro do cérebro, é conhecida há tempos por seu papel na regulação do sono. Agora, surgem evidências de que ela também exerce uma ação fundamental no controle da fome, no acúmulo de gorduras e no consumo de energia. “Na ausência da melatonina, ratos desenvolveram doenças metabólicas e se tornaram obesos. Já a reposição do hormônio favoreceu a perd... mais »


Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 5 dias
Macro-economics... Middle-aged capitalismOn any given day, you can expect news of major corporate mergers. Last week, we had decisions from FedEx to buy the Dutch delivery company TNT for $4.8 billion and from Royal Dutch Shell to acquire the BG Group, a British natural gas company, for $70 billion. Mergers and acquisitions have become a staple of modern capitalism. In 2014, worldwide M&A totaled $3.5 trillion, up 47 percent from the year before, reports Thomson Reuters. Read full article »

Günter Grass: dies at 87

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 5 dias
Günter Grass, German Nobel laureate, dies at 87Günter Grass, the Nobel Prize-winning author of “The Tin Drum” and other novels that made him known around the world as the moral conscience of 20th-century Germany, a reputation that faltered when he belatedly revealed that he had served as a young soldier in Hitler’s SS, died Monday at a Luebeck hospital in Germany. He was 87. Read full article »

Neanderthal DNA

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 6 dias
Oldest Neanderthal DNA Found in Italian Skeleton by Charles Q. Choi, Live Science Contributor | April 10, 2015 05:24pm ET [image: The remains of the so-called Altamura Man, now considered a Neanderthal, encrusted with calcite formations in Altamura, Italy.] The remains of the so-called Altamura Man, now considered a Neanderthal, encrusted with calcite formations in Altamura, Italy. Credit: Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities, Superintendent of the Archeology of Puglia. View full size image The calcite-encrusted skeleton of an ancient human, still embedded in rock deep insid... mais »

The 50 Healthiest Foods

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 6 dias
The 50 Healthiest Foods of All Time (With Recipes) - Alexandra Sifferlin @acsifferlin March 2, 2015 These are the foods you should be eating now. Eating healthy shouldn’t be complicated. To make it simple, TIME has curated a list of the 50 healthiest foods you should be eating now. We asked registered dietitian Tina Ruggiero, author of the *The Truly Healthy Family Cookbook*, to break down why each of these foods is a powerhouse. We also pulled in the nutritional information and asked our friends at *Cooking Light* to hook us up with some creative recipes to make sure eating thes... mais »

Jeffrey Sachs: Economic Development

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 6 dias
[image: Conversations with Tyler] Conversations with TylerMercatus Center3 days ago Jeffrey Sachs on the Future of Economic Development “Conversations with Tyler” is a new event series in which Tyler Cowen hosts thought leaders from across the spectrum — economists… Continue reading48 min read

Jorge Mario Pedro Vargas Llosa, marquês de Vargas Llosa

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 6 dias
*Selecionado por Jussara Koff* *Biografia* Área de anexos Visualizar o vídeo Mario Vargas Llosa se quiebra al hablar de su esposa Patricia do YouTube Mario Vargas Llosa se quiebra al hablar de su esposa Patricia

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