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Observable Universe contains ten times more galaxies than previously thoughtOctober 13, 2016 [image: New hope in the fight against tuberculosis]Among other data, scientists used the galaxies visible in the Great Observatories Origins Deep Survey (GOODS) to recalculate the total number of galaxies in the observable Universe. The image was taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and covers a portion of the southern field of GOODS. This is a large galaxy census, a deep-sky study by several observatories to trace the formation and evolution of galaxies. Credit: NASA, ESA/Hubble
*Enviado pela colega Alice Zelmanowicz* [image: Mês do Idoso] MÊS DO IDOSO 0 Oficina: Mãos à obra literária! 19 e 21 de outubro – quarta e quinta-feiras 14h às 17h | 09h às 12h | 13h30 às 17h30 O mês de outubro é o mês do idoso e para reverenciar o que têm histórias e que fez histórias, realizaremos uma mini oficina literária, em que o público fará exercícios de escrita literária. Público-alvo: senhoras e senhores maiores de idade/.../
[image: Go to the profile of Joe Brewer] Joe BrewerFollow I am a change strategist working on behalf of humanity, and also a complexity researcher, cognitive scientist, and evangelist for the field of culture design. 18 hrs ago Living in A World of Billion Dollar Lies Not knowing what’s going on may just be a sign of sanity in an insane world. Are you having a hard time knowing who to trust? Not sure what is going on in the world? Is your Facebook feed full of lies, misdirections, and half truths? This is because billions of dollars are being spent to confuse all of us. More than one b...mais »
*How long can we live?* (AP) by Alicia Chang Advances in medical science have been extending our lives for centuries. But a new study published in *Nature* suggests this won’t go on indefinitely. While the average lifetime could keep creeping up, the complicated nature of the aging process means the record for oldest person is likely to stay at 122 for the foreseeable future.
The Man Who Made the UK Say “I’m Sorry For What We Did To Turing.”John Graham-Cumming used cunning and data to get the apology Arriving in theaters this fall is a major new film about Alan Turing, the man who broke the German codes, an achievement critical in winning World War II. Turing is also one of the greatest computer scientists ever — the father of machine theory and artificial intelligence. John Graham-Cumming knows the story well. As a computer scientist, a security specialist and somewhat of a math nerd, he shares some intellectual DNA with Turing. But his name is intert...mais
Des cellules pour guérir le coeur *(enviado por meu amigo Alexandre Gruszynski)* Des chercheurs ont réussi à greffer à des singes des cellules-souches de coeur issues d’autres individus. De quoi imaginer la création de banques de cellules réparatrices destinées à l’être humain.
Depression Research Update: October 2016 October 05, 2016 | Major Depressive Disorder, Depression, Psychopharmacology By Mark L. Fuerst - - Three new studies help predict which patients with MDD may not respond to pharmacotherapy and which women may become depressed during menopause.[1-3] Scroll through the slides for the latest findings and take-home messages. To view the information in PDF format, click here. - *1. Depressed Patients With High-Status Occupations Are Less Likely to Respond to Antidepressants:*Patients with major depression (N = 654) who ...mais »
Aloyzio AchuttiemAMICOR - Há 4 diasThe epidemiology of Parkinson's disease: risk factors and prevention Prof Alberto Ascherio, MD[image: correspondence]Press enter key for correspondence information[image: email]Press enter key to Email the author , Prof Michael A Schwarzschild, MD Published: November 2016 [image: Article has an altmetric score of 1] DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1474-4422(16)30230-7 | - Summary - Full Text - Tables and Figures - References Summary Since 2006, several longitudinal studies have assessed environmental or behavioural factors that seem to modify the risk of developing Parkins...mais »
[image: ascencao-google-6] *De um dormitório na Universidade de Stanford a dominação mundial: a ascensão do Google em 33 fotos* Posted: 10 Oct 2016 09:22 AM PDT O Google é um gigante da tecnologia hoje. Mas, como todas as outras grandes empresas do mundo, precisou começar de um algum lugar. Confira imagens que contam a história dessa bilionária fonte de renda
New post on *Mind Hacks* Do students know what’s good for them?by tomstafford Of course they do, and of course they don't. Putting a student at the centre of their own learning seems like fundamental pedagogy. The Constructivist approach to education emphasises the need for knowledge to reassembled in the mind of the learner, and the related impossibility of its direct transmission from the mind of the teacher. Believe this, and student input into how they learn must follow. At the same time, we know there is a deep neurobiological connection between the machinery of reward in our br...mais »
New catheter lets doctors see inside arteries for first time October 5, 2016 [image: Image-guided catheter with a camera the size of a grain of salt (credit: UC San Diego Health)] A new safer catheter design that allows cardiologists to see inside arteries for the first time and remove plaque from only diseased tissue has been used by interventional cardiologists at UC San Diego Health. The new image-guided device, Avinger’s Pantheris, allows doctors to see and remove plaque simultaneously during an atherectomy — a minimally invasive … more… Genetically engineered peptides on 2D na...mais »
Coming soon: a 3-D computer model of a cell October 7, 2016 [image: The image from co-author Arthur Olson's lab at the Scripps Research Institute shows a preliminary model of mycoplasma mycoides. Modeling by Ludovic Autin and David Goodsell, rendering by Adam Gardner. (credit: The Scripps Research Institute)] Heralds a new era for biological research, medical science, and health Advances in molecular biology and computer science may soon lead to a three-dimensional computer model of a cell, heralding a new era for biological research, medical science, and human and animal health, a...mais »
The Wealth of Humans: Work, Power, and Status in the Twenty-first CenturyOctober 4, 2016 author | Ryan Aventyear published | 2016 *[+]*None of us has ever lived through a genuine industrial revolution. Until now. Digital technology is transforming every corner of the economy, fundamentally altering the way things are done, who does them, and what they earn for their efforts. In *The Wealth of Humans*, *Economist *editor Ryan Avent brings up-to-the-minute research and reporting to bear on the major economic question of our time: can the modern world manage technological changes every ...mais »
Dave Brain: What a planet needs to sustain life 13:42 minutes · Filmed Sep 2015 · Posted Aug 2016 · TEDxBoulder "Venus is too hot, Mars is too cold, and Earth is just right," says planetary scientist Dave Brain. But why? In this pleasantly humorous talk, Brain explores the fascinating science behind what it takes for a planet to host life -- and why humanity may just be in the right place at the right time when it comes to the timeline of life-sustaining planets. Watch now » PLAYLIST OF THE WEEK Reconnect with natureGet inspired to go out and rediscover the wonders of the natural worl...mais »
Vol 6, No 2 (2015)International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies The *International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies* (IJCYFS) is a peer reviewed, open access, interdisciplinary, cross-national journal that is committed to scholarly excellence in the field of research about and services for children, youth, families and their communities. *Special Issue on the Political Economy of Children’s Health*. Table of ContentsEditorial INTRODUCTION TO THE SPECIAL ISSUE ON THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF CHILDREN’S HEALTH Toba Bryant, Dennis Raphael/.../