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101 books to dive into this summer: a massive reading listA huge list of TED speaker-recommended books, with all the diversity of titles and topics you might expect — we’ve got you covered for every mood, preference and occasion. *Read more »*
WHO: Guardian of Health Health is essential for people to reach their full potential. That’s why WHO works to make sure everyone everywhere has access to health services wherever and whenever they need them. WHO has been serving its unique role as the guardian of health for seven decades.
Plant Reveals Anti-Alzheimer’s Compoundsby Neuroscience News Researchers have identified several active compounds from Drynaria Rhizome that appear to be able to improve memory and reduce disease characteristics in mouse models of Alzheimer's disease. Read more of this post *Neuroscience News* | June 20, 2017 at 11:25 am | Tags: Drynaria Rhizome, Frontiers, naringenin, neurodegnerative diseases | URL: http://wp.me/p4sXNK-aPO Comment See all comments
DNA Replication Has Been Filmed For The First Time, And It's Not What We Expected "It undermines a great deal of what's in the textbooks." DNA Replication Has Been Filmed For The First Time, And It's Not What We Expected "It undermines a great deal of what's in the textbooks." BEC CREW 19 JUN 2017 Here's proof of how far we've come in science - in a world-first, researchers have recorded up-close footage of a single DNA molecule replicating itself, and it's raising questions about how we assumed the process played out. The real-time footage has revealed that this fundamental part of l...mais »
From Time.com The Richest People in the World Jennifer Calfas May 25, 2017 The richest people in the world have a staggering amount of wealth — comparable to the GDP of small countries for some. Many of the world's richest, like Microsoft founder Bill Gates or Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg are self-made and took an idea that they turned into a billion-dollar fortune. For others, like the Koch brothers of Koch Industries, their businesses were inherited, but their control of the company led to overwhelming amounts of wealth.
Dementia: a carer's insight [image: Opens large image]Christina Wayman Published: 16 May 2017 [image: Article has an altmetric score of 5]Summary - Full Text - Tables and Figures Many public awareness campaigns intend to improve society's understanding of dementia, its symptoms, and the difficulties faced by patients. Often less well described are the challenges faced by carers, be they family or professional caregivers. In *The Dementia Whisperer: scenes from the frontline of caring* by Agnes Juhasz, the reader gains insight into the life of an experienced live-in carer for a ...mais »
Beautiful Brain: The Stunning Drawings of Neuroscience Founding Father Santiago Ramón y Cajal Oliver Sacks insisted that “ideas emerge, are shaped, in the act of writing,” which he considered “a special, indispensable form” of talking to himself. Unusual creature though he was, the beloved neurologist was not the only scientist who turned to other forms of creative expression as a clarifying force for scientific inquiry. The Spanish histologist, onetime bodybuilder, selfie pioneer, and Nobel laureate *Santiago Ramón y Cajal* (May 1, 1852–October 17, 1934), widely considered the found...mais »
Einstein on the Interconnectedness of Our Fates and Our Mightiest Counterforce Against Injustice *“We must mend what has been torn apart, make justice imaginable again in a world so obviously unjust, give happiness a meaning once more,”* Albert Camus wrote in reflecting on strength of character in turbulent times as WWII’s maelstrom of deadly injustice engulfed Europe. But that mending is patient, steadfast, often unglamorous work — it is the work of choosing kindness over fear, again and again, in the smallest of everyday ways, those tiny triumphs of the human spirit which converge ...mais »