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Urban Health

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 horas
Boring cityscapes increase sadness, addiction and disease-related stress. Is urban design a matter of public health? 5489 942 Colin Ellard is an environmental psychologist and neuroscientist at the University of Waterloo in Canada, and the author of *Where Am I?* (2009). His latest book is *Places of the Heart* (2015). Edited by Pam Weintraub @pam3001 3,100 words - Read later 23 5489 942 55 In 2007, the Whole Foods supermarket chain built one of their largest stores on New York City’s storied Lower East Side, occupying an entire block of East Houston Street from the Bowery to C... mais »

Albert Einstein

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 horas
Einstein on the Common Language of Science in a Rare 1941 Recording“Perfection of means and confusion of goals seem — in my opinion — to characterize our age.”BY MARIA POPOVA What makes Albert Einstein endure as “the quintessential modern genius” isn’t merely his monumental contribution to science but also his unflinching faith in the human spirit and in our civilizational capacity for good even in the face of undeniable evil. At the peak of WWII — exactly a decade after his little-known correspondence with W.E.B. Du Bois on racial justice and exactly a decade before his letter to a ... mais »

Há mais de 50 anos: outra visita

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 5 horas
Há mais de 50 anos atendi na Santa Casa, com dois dias de vida, e agora deram-me o prazer da visita. Ângela e sua mãe.

Test for virus detection

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 9 horas
New test detects almost all viruses that infect people, animals Additional research needed to validate the test accuracy October 1, 2015 A new test developed at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis can detect virtually any virus that infects people and animals, including the Ebola virus (above) (credit: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) A new test that detects virtually any virus that infects people and animals has been developed at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Current tests aren’t sensitive enough to detect low virus leve... mais »

Virus are alive

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 9 horas
Study of protein folds adds to evidence that viruses are alive and ancient Scientists estimate there are more than a million viral species, but less than 4,900 viruses have been identified and sequenced October 1, 2015 *[+]* The diverse physical attributes, genome sizes and lifestyles of viruses make them difficult to classify. A new study uses protein folds as evidence that viruses are living entities that belong on their own branch of the tree of life. (credit: Julie McMahon) Viruses are actually living entities that share a long evolutionary history with cells, researchers report in... mais »


Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 10 horas
Neuroscience: Connectomes make the map - Amber Dance Nature 526, 147–149 (01 October 2015) doi:10.1038/526147aPublished online 30 September 2015 Article tools - PDF - Citation - Reprints - Rights & permissions - Article metrics Working at a variety of scales and with disparate organisms and technologies, researchers are mapping how parts of the brain connect. Subject terms: - Imaging - Neuroscience Introduction - Introduction• - References• - Author information• - Related links Allen Institute for Brain Science Connections to the tha... mais »

Brain Genealogy

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 14 horas
Each of your neurons is more closely related to heart cells than to most of its neighbors. Why? Ann Larle Valentine / Flickr The Surprising Genealogy of Your Brain Each of your neurons is more closely related to heart cells than to most of its neighbors. Why? - ED YONG - OCT 1, 2015

Ageing and Health

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 2 dias
World report on ageing and health *Authors*: WHO [image: Book cove rimage] Publication details Number of pages: 260 Publication date: 2015 Languages: Full report in English, Spanish. Executive summaries in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish ISBN: 978 92 4 156504 2 Downloads - World report on ageing and health - Spanish Executive summaries

Vila Cruzeiro

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 dias
*Vila Cruzeiro - Porto Alegre* *Apresentação preparada pela AMICOR * *Professora Maria Inês Reinert Azambuja*

Dia Mundial do Coração

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 dias

Glue, instead of needle and fil

Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 6 dias
Maria Pereira's surgical glue could completely revolutionize modern medicine Wherever Maria Pereira goes these days—her office in Paris, a conference in Boston, or back home to Portugal—she carries around a thumb-size vial of glue. That vial, a good-luck charm, may contain the solution to one of surgery’s oldest problems: how to seal wounds and holes in the body without damaging the body itself. The ancient Egyptians and Greeks faced the same dilemma, and coarse stitches from catgut and silk were their method of choice. The modern physician relies on a more refined technique of suturi... mais »

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