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Mother’s Day Q&A: Science to help mothers in the workforce Implementing specific measures in the workplace can improve women’s experiences [image: Shelley Correll, in a portico.] Shelley Correll is a professor of sociology and organizational behavior at Stanford University. - Credit and Larger Version /.../
Caríssimos amigos AMICOR e eventuais visitantes, No dia 17, na próxima semana, estaremos comemorando nosso aniversário de 21 anos. Tudo evoluiu e muita coisa mudou nesse tempo. Temos uma boa oportunidade para pensar, ouvir e discutir nossos propósitos e caminhos. Há uns quinze anos usamos na entrada a seguinte frase: *"This Blog AMICOR is a communication instrument of a group of friends primarily interested in health promotion, with a focus on cardiovascular diseases prevention."* Comentários e sugestões sobre como desejariam quie continuássemos serão bemvindos.
Every Google search results in CO2 emissions. This real-Energy costs time data viz shows how much "The internet is not a cloud." (Reuters/China Stringer Network) WRITTEN BY Anne Quito May 07, 2018[image: colorcorrected] Every Google search comes at a cost to the planet. In processing 3.5 billion searches a day, the world’s most popular website accounts for about 40% of the internet’s carbon footprint. Despite the notion that the internet is a “cloud,” it actually relies on millions of physical servers in data centers around the world, which are connected with miles of undersea cables,...mais »
*O artigo pode ser acessado na íntegra através do título abaixo sublinhado. Lamentamos que tenha sido rejeitado por editores dos Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia, quem sabe baseando-se somente no título, sem o terem lido. É bem provável a inexistência de conhecimento ou memória da evolução da cardiologia nacional e mundial neste último meio século. Na época fizemos parte de movimento de descobrimento, conscientização e assessibilidade preventiva de doenças cardiovasculares e outras doenças crônicas na comunidade, motivo pelo qual nossa colaboração foi solicitada para estender es...mais »
[image: Justinian I (left, holding a model of Hagia Sophia) and Constantine the Great.…] *330: “New Rome” established by Constantine* On this day in 330, Constantine the Great dedicated Byzantium (Constantinople; now Istanbul) as the new capital of the Eastern Roman Empire, an act that helped transform it into a leading city of the world.
Though often forgotten, the placenta has a huge role in baby's health APR 24 2018 12:30 PM Recent research in mice suggests that a lot of early problems in the embryo may actually have roots in the placenta. Read More
Study Links Breast Cancer to Body’s Internal Clockby Neuroscience News Researchers have found an association between the Per2 gene and breast cancer. The Per2 gene plays an important role in both the body's circadian clock and mammary glad development. Read more of this post [image: per2] Altered expression of luminal and basal markers in Per2-/- mammary glands. Immunflorescent staining showing localization of myoepthelial (K14 -green) and luminal (E-cadherin-red) markers in virgin Per2-/- mammary glands. image is credited to Dr. Cole McQueen, Texas A&M University.
Billionaires Made So Much Money Last Year They Could End Extreme Poverty Seven Times - A new report sheds light on the widening wealth gap. SHELLY HAGAN / BLOOMBERG January 22nd, 2018 The global economy created a record number of billionaires last year, exacerbating inequality amid a weakening of workers’ rights and a corporate push to maximize shareholder returns, charity organization Oxfam International said in a new report. The world now has 2,043 billionaires, after a new one emerged every two days in the past year, the nonprofit organization said in a report published Mo...mais »
[image: Ecstatic crowds in London celebrating the end of the European phase of World War II, May 8, 1945.] *1945: World War II in Europe ended* Following Germany's unconditional surrender, World War II in Europe officially ended at midnight on this day in 1945, although the war in the Pacific continued until the Japanese surrender in September. Como até 1942 morávamos numa colônia alemã (Agudo), onde meu pai tinha uma farmácia, a segunda grande guerra teve muito impacto em minha vida, assim também o oito de maio de 1945. Lembro de ter cavado em algarismos romanos a data, na casca de ...mais »
These 50 Keto Recipes Will Have You Wondering Why You Didn't Start Your Diet Sooner May 5, 2018 by TAMARA PRIDGETT 409 SharesS - Popsugar - Fitness - Healthy Living Healthy Keto Recipes These 50 Keto Recipes Will Have You Wondering Why You Didn't Start Your Diet Sooner hare on T View On One Page Start Slideshow [image: Healthy Keto Recipes] ← USE ARROWS KEYS → Image Source: Heather Christo By now you've probably heard all about the high-fat, low-carb ketogenic diet . Transitioning to a full-time keto diet may be difficult for the first few weeks as your body becomes...mais »
*Recomendado pelo Canadense Dennis Raphael* Why Bertolt Brecht Matters Even More in Our Post-Truth World In a context of rising intolerance and irrationality, German Marxist playwright Bertolt Brecht insisted on establishing a rational, scientific attitude between the story on the stage and its viewers, between fiction and reality. Brecht with Helene Weigel on the roof of the Berliner Ensemble during the International Workers’ Day demonstrations in 1954. Credit: Wikimedia Commons via CC BY-SA 3.0 Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956) is one of the world’s most performed playwrights. In Mumbai al...mais »
[image: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, oil on canvas by Nikolai Kuznetsov, 1893.] Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky—the most popular Russian composer in history, whose impressive harmonies, openhearted melodies, and colourful orchestration provoke profound emotional responses—was born on this day in 1840.
ALLES GUTE, KARL Capitalism is unfolding exactly as Karl Marx predicted[image: A man looks on next to an image of Karl Marx during a May Day rally organized by Front Line Socialist Party in Colombo, Sri Lanka May 1,2018.] One hundred and sixty years ago, at a time when the light bulb was not yet invented, Karl Marx predicted that robots would replace humans in the workplace. “[O]nce adopted into the production process of capital, the means of labor passes through different metamorphoses, whose culmination is the machine, or rather, an automatic system of machinery,” he wrote in his t...mais »
How Criminals Steal $37 Billion a Year from America’s Elderly Telephone pitchers, online scammers and even family members target the most vulnerable among us. And it’s about to get worse. By Nick Leiber 3 de maio de 2018 05:00 BRT Marjorie Jones trusted the man who called to tell her she’d won a sweepstakes prize, saying she could collect the winnings once she paid the taxes and fees. After she wired the first payment, he and other callers kept adding conditions to convince her to send more money. As the scheme progressed, Jones, who was legally blind and lived alone in a two-stor...mais »
Backyard pendulum saw sliced: Bronze Age mystery Researcher’s swinging blade offers glimpse into how ancient Mycenaeans built palaces BY BRUCE BOWER 7:00AM, MAY 1, 2018 [image: Lion Gate sculpture] ENIGMATIC ENGINEERING An ancient sculpture known as the Lion Gate relief contains marks in a column (center of image) that may have been made by a pendulum saw. The lions, now headless, stood above the main entrance to the citadel of Mycenae, in what is now Greece. LULU AND ISABELLE/SHUTTERSTOCK Nicholas Blackwell and his father went to a hardware store about three years ago seeking part...mais »