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7 links that will tell you what Google knows about you Posted on December 14, 2015 1. History – Here is your entire Google search history. 2. Ads – Here is what Google thinks what your interests are and shows you ads based on these interests. 3. Location History – Here are the places where you used Google to do anything. 4. Takeout – Export every information Google knows about you. 5. Dashboard – An activity page that tells you about all the Google services you are using. 6. YouTube search history – YouTube saves all of your searches too. 7. Permissions – Y...mais »
Buzz Aldrin: ‘My First Experiment on the Moon Was a Failure’ - Buzz Aldrin @therealbuzz April 1, 2016 Dr. Buzz Aldrin served as lunar module pilot for Apollo 11, the first manned lunar landing mission. 'My failures have led to my successes,' the astronaut writes in his new memoir If you want to do something significant, something noble, something that perhaps has never been done before, you must be willing to fail. And don’t be surprised or devastated when you do. It is not the end of the world, and untold numbers of people have experienced major failures and have come ...mais »
HOW I FAKED THE APOLLO MOON LANDING BY MAX CANARDAPR 012016 *In this exclusive OZY confession, 81-year-old former Hollywood cameraman Max Canard comes clean about his role in what could be the greatest hoax ever carried out: the Apollo moon landing.* I first walked on the moon in the summer of 1965 — four full years ahead of Neil Armstrong. Of course, neither I nor the Apollo boys really set foot on the moon, but I suppose many of you suspected as much already./.../
Trends in adult body-mass index in 200 countries from 1975 to 2014: a pooled analysis of 1698 population-based measurement studies with 19·2 million participants NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC)† †NCD Risk Factor Collaboration members are listed at the end of the paper Open Access[image: Article has an altmetric score of 352] DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(16)30054-X | [image: show]Article Info - Summary - Full Text - Tables and Figures - References - Supplementary Material Jump to SectionIntroductionMethodsResultsDiscussionSupplementary Material Refer...mais »
*1578:* [image: Woodcut depicting William Harvey's theory of the circulation of blood.…]English physician William Harvey, who discovered the true nature of the circulation of the blood, was born in Folkestone, Kent.
*Recomendado pela AMICOR Maria Inês Reinert Azambuja* *Today's CEM seminar speaker*Moved to LSE 104** *Ullica Segerstrale* Professor, Department of Sociology Illinois Institute of Technology *Sociobiology, The Sequel: Conflict about cooperation* In science, the field of evolution seems unusually prone to controversy. A memorable case is the acrimonious, quarter century long academic sociobiology debate around E.O. Wilson’s *Sociobiology *(1975) and Richard Dawkins’ *The Selfish Gene* (1976), which were attacked as scientifically wrong as well as politically motivated. As the sociobio...mais »
Here’s Why Uncertainty Makes You So Miserable - Alexandra Sifferlin @acsifferlin March 29, 2016 Knowing something bad is coming is more bearable than uncertainty People like to know what’s coming for them, even if it’s bad, a new study suggests. A small study published Tuesday found that people are more stressed out when there is the possibility they will experience discomfort as opposed to when they knew for sure something bad is coming. In the study, published in the journal *Nature Communications*, people were shown a bunch of rocks and were asked to guess whether a snake ...mais »
*You Asked: Should I Try a Fasting Diet?* - Markham Heid @markhamh March 30, 2016 Believe it or not, the gimmick diet has legs—for everything from weight loss to longevity Benedict Cumberbatch is doing it. So is Jimmy Kimmel. But unlike most celebrity-sanctioned diets, there’s actually some compelling science to support its purported benefits. It’s sometimes called the 5-2 diet—meaning five days of normal eating followed by two days of severe calorie restriction—though it’s more commonly referred to as intermittent fasting. No matter what you call it, avoiding food for hours or...mais »
[image: Exibindo EventoDiaMundialSaudeDiabetes20160407.JPG] [image: Exibindo EventoDiaMundialSaudeDiabetes20160407.JPG][image: Exibindo EventoDiaMundialSaudeDiabetes20160407.JPG]Do Roger: Recebemos a confirmação do Rodrigo Sudatti Delevatti (*) para participar de nossa atividade no Dia Mundial da Saúde. O Rodrigo foi indicado pelo prof. Kruel/ESEFID/UFRGS (por sua vez, sugerido pelo prof. Campani) pois é seu doutorando e tem trabalhado questões vinculadas à prática de exercícios e diabetes. Conversei diretamente com o Rodrigo e acertamos o enfoque (saúde urbana, promoção de saúde) co...mais »
Neurons involved in working memory fire in bursts, not continuously March 21, 2016 [image: Pictured is an artist’s interpretation of neurons firing in sporadic, coordinated bursts. “By having these different bursts coming at different moments in time, you can keep different items in memory separate from one another,” Earl Miller says. (credit: Jose-Luis Olivares/MIT)] How we are able to keep several things simultaneously in working memory Think of a sentence you just read. Like that one. You’re now using your working memory, a critical brain system that’s roughly analogous to RAM memo...mais »
Transdermal implant releases antibodies to trigger immune system to clear Alzheimer’s plaques March 21, 2016 [image: Infographic_en-ft] Test with mice over 39 weeks showed dramatic reduction of amyloid beta plaque load in the brain and reduced phosphorylation of the protein tau, two signs of Alzheimer's EPFL scientists have developed an implantable capsule containing genetically engineered cells that can recruit a patient’s immune system to combat Alzheimer’s disease. Placed under the skin, the capsule releases antibody proteins that make their way to the brain and “tag” amyloid beta...mais »
Exploring long-range communications in the brain March 23, 2016 [image: Red and green dots reveal a region in the brain that that is very dense with synapses. A special fluorescent protein allows Dr. Ofer Yizhar and his group to record the activity of the synapses. (credit: Weizmann Institute of Science)] Weizmann Institute of Science researchers have devised a new way to track long-distance communications between nerve cells in different areas of the brain. They used optogenetic techniques (using genetic engineering of neurons and laser light in thin optical fibers to temporarily ...mais »
Scientists time-reverse developed stem cells to make them ‘embryonic’ again March 24, 2016 [image: Stem-Cells-Before-and-After-Treatment-ft] May help avoid ethically controversial use of human embryos for research and support other research goals University of Michigan Medical School researchers have discovered a way to convert mouse stem cells (taken from an embryo) that have become “primed” (reached the stage where they can differentiate, or develop into every specialized cell in the body) to a “naïve” (unspecialized) state by simply adding a drug. This breakthrough has the pote...mais »
New type of molecular tag makes MRI 10,000 times more sensitive March 25, 2016 [image: Duke scientists have discovered a new class of inexpensive and long-lived molecular tags that enhance MRI signals by 10,000-fold. To activate the tags, the researchers mix them with a newly developed catalyst (center) and a special form of hydrogen (gray), converting them into long-lived magnetic resonance “lightbulbs” that might be used to track disease metabolism in real time. Credit: Thomas Theis, Duke University] Could detect biochemical processes in opaque tissue without requiring PET radiat...mais »