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Sunday, September 25, 2016

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Paradoxical Existence

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A New Refutation of Time: Borges on the Most Paradoxical Dimension of Existence *"If our heart were large enough to love life in all its detail, we would see that every instant is at once a giver and a plunderer,"* the French philosopher Gaston Bachelard wrote in contemplating our paradoxical experience of time in the early 1930s. *"It is the insertion of man with his limited life span that transforms the continuously flowing stream of sheer change … into time as we know it,"* Hannah Arendt wrote half a century later in her brilliant inquiry into time, space, and our thinking ego. T... mais »


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The Difficult Art of Self-Compassion“We need to re-learn the value of calculated moments of self-compassion; we need to appreciate the role of self-care in a good, ambitious and fruitful life.”BY MARIA POPOVA *“Compassion,”* wrote historian Karen Armstrong in considering the proper meaning of the Golden Rule, *“asks us to look into our own hearts, discover what gives us pain, and then refuse, under any circumstance whatsoever, to inflict that pain on anybody else.”* In herbeautiful ode to compassion, Lucinda Williams urged: *“Have compassion for everyone you meet … You do not know w... mais »

Middle Ages

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Five myths about the Middle Ages Detail from a 10th century religious book is seen displayed at the library at Salisbury Cathedral in England. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images) By Matthew Gabriele September 23 Matthew Gabriele is a professor Medieval Studies in the Department of Religion & Culture at Virginia Tech and has published widely on religion and violence in the Middle Ages. Most Americans get their ideas about the Middle Ages from popular culture, like “Game of Thrones,” or from the inevitable rigmarole after a politician refers to “a crusade.” In other words, it’s... mais »

Universe has no direction

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Scientists confirm the universe has no directionSeptember 22, 2016 by Hayley Dunning [image: Scientists confirm the universe has no direction] The universe is not spinning or stretched in any particular direction, according to the most stringent test yet. Read more at:

Indice de Bem Estar Urbano Municipal

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O Bem-Estar Urbano dos municípios brasileiros — IBEU Municipal Lido *24* vezes | Publicado em Notícias | Última modificação em 23-09-2016 19:33:39 [image: O Bem-Estar Urbano dos municípios brasileiros — IBEU Municipal] tamanho do texto[image: reduzir tamanho do texto] [image: aumentar tamanho do texto] Imprimir E-mail Qualifique este item - - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 (0 votos) No atual contexto das eleições municipais, momento em que candidatos a prefeito de todo o país estão debatendo propostas para as cidades e sua gestão, o INCT Observatório das Metrópoles promove o l... mais »

Instituto Histórico e Geográfico do RS SANDRA JATAHY PESAVENTO

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*Lembrado pela Professora * *Cristianne Famer Rocha* OBRAS COMPLETAS DIGITALIZADAS DE SANDRA JATAHY PESAVENTO APRESENTAÇÃO ------------------------------ A historiadora Sandra Jatahy Pesavento (1946-2009) foi professora titular do Departamento de História da UFRGS e professora dos Programas de Pós-Graduação de História e do PROPUR da mesma instituição. Fez doutorado em História Econômica na USP e possuía 3 pós-doutorados em Paris. Era pesquisadora 1 A do CNPq e tinha interlocução com autores e historiadores de vários países do mundo. Autora de uma vasta obra historiográfica, com... mais »


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*Enviado pela AMICOR Maria Inês Reinert Azambuja* NZ study uncovers 'iceberg' of undiagnosed flu cases 11:35 am on 21 September 2016 - Share on Facebook - Share via email - Share on Google Plus - Share on Reddit - Share on Linked In Eighty percent of people who caught flu last year did not see a doctor - and most of them did not even know they were infected, a large New Zealand study has found. The Institute of Environmental Science and Research (ESR) surveyed 2500 people during the 2015 flu season, as part of a five-year global influenza research project called SHIVE... mais »

‘backup’ mitochondrial genes

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Engineering ‘backup’ mitochondrial genes to restore power to cells September 16, 2016 [image: Mitochondrion structure (credit: Kelvinsong; modified by Sowlos/CC)] Re-engineered mutated mitochondrial genes could prevent incurable disorders and slow down aging A new study by SENS Research Foundation, published in an open-access paper in the journal Nucleic Acids Research, explores the possibility of re-engineering mutated mitochondrial genes, which can otherwise lead to incurable disorders* and contribute to aging. Mitochondria have their own DNA, allowing them to create proteins to ... mais »

Brain Map

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Highest-resolution map of the entire human brain created September 16, 2016 [image: Allen Human Brain Reference Atlas image (credit: Allen Institute for Brain Science)] The Allen Institute for Brain Science has published the highest-resolution atlas of the human brain to date in a stand-alone issue of the Journal of Comparative Neurology. This digital human brain atlas allows researchers to investigate the structural basis of human brain function and is freely available as part of the suite of Allen Brain Atlas … more…


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These six plant extracts could delay aging September 16, 2016 [image: Diagram of yeast cell (credit: Frankie Robertson/CC)] Six previously identified plant extracts can delay aging by affecting different signaling pathways that set the pace of growing old, researchers from Concordia University and Idunn Technologies have found, in a study recently published (open-access) in Oncotarget. Using yeast — a favored cellular aging model — Vladimir Titorenko, a biology professor and the study’s senior author, and his colleagues … more… - Vicky Lutchman, Pamela Dakik, Mélissa McAuley,... mais »

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