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Explicação para a explosão de inteligência humanaPor Juliana Blume, em 2.06.2018 Três genes foram identificados como importantíssimos para o desenvolvimento da inteligência humana: foram eles os responsáveis por fazer o cérebro aumentar de tamanho, e isso facilitou avanços cognitivos. Esses genes são chamados de NOTCH2NL. Esses genes são encontrados apenas em pessoas, e apareceram pela primeira vez entre três e quatro milhões de anos atrás. Pouco tempo depois, o tamanho dos crânios dos fósseis aumentou dramaticamente. Os três genes atuam no desenvolvimento embrionário e estão especial...mais »
Older Men with Higher Levels of Sex Hormones Could Be Less Religiousby Neuroscience News Men with higher levels of testosterone and DHEA in blood and saliva samples had weaker religious ties than those with lower levels of the same sex hormones, a new study reports. Read more of this post *Neuroscience News* | June 3, 2018 at 9:41 am | Tags: dehydroepiandrosterone , DHEA, Springer | URL: https://wp.me/p4sXNK-cP8 Comment See all comments
How To Treat 1,000,000 People With DiabetesChanging the way we do medicine Gid M-K; Health NerdFollow Epidemiologist. Writer. “Shill Blogger”-Natural News. Twitter https://twitter.com/GidMK FB www.facebook.com/gidmkhealthnerd/ Email firstname.lastname@example.org Apr 28 *This blog is about some of my research **published recently in the Journal of Integrated Care** which you should **totally read** if you have time and like words that are more science-y in nature. Seriously, **have a read** it’s great*.* Over the last 30 years or so, the world has developed a huge problem. This time I’m...mais »
Pythagoras on the Purpose of Life and the Meaning of WisdomAbiding insight into the aim of human existence from the man who revolutionized science and coined the word “philosopher.”BY MARIA POPOVA [image: Pythagoras on the Purpose of Life and the Meaning of Wisdom] The Greek polymath Pythagoras (c. 570–c. 495 BC) ignited the golden age of mathematics with the development of numerical logic and the discovery of his namesake theorem of geometry, which furnished the world’s first foothold toward the notion of scientific proof and has been etched into the mind of every schoolchild in the ...mais »
Where the Brain Processes Spiritual Experiencesby Neuroscience News Researchers say the inferior parietal lobe, thalamus and caudate play key roles in processing spiritual experiences. Read more of this post *Neuroscience News* | June 2, 2018 at 1:16 pm | Tags: inferior parietal lobe , IPL, spiritual experiences | URL: https://wp.me/p4sXNK-cP5 Comment See all comments
A New Model For Brain Communicationby Neuroscience News Researchers propose a new communication model to explain how brain networks can be navigated to achieve efficient information transfer. Read more of this post *Neuroscience News* | June 2, 2018 at 12:42 pm | URL: https://wp.me/p4sXNK-cP2 Comment See all comments [image: a brain and a brain network] Network model of the brain (right), alongside a pictorial representation of brain anatomy (left; from Wikimedia Commons). In the network model, the red path shows the quickest way to travel between the highlighted regions, only usin...mais »
Measuring performance on the Healthcare Access and Quality Index for 195 countries and territories and selected subnational locations: a systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 [image: show] GBD 2016 Healthcare Access and Quality Collaborators† †Collaborators listed at end of the Article Published: 23 May 2018 Open Access PlumX Metrics [image: Learn more about article metrics] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(18)30994-2 | Open access funded by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation [image: show]Article Info - Summary - Full Text - Tables and Figures ...mais »
When Did Humans Discover Fire? The Answer Depends on What You Mean By 'Discover' [image: A Boy Blowing on a Firebrand to Light a Candle, by Godfried Schalcken, 1692 - 1698. Oil on canvas. Purchased with the assistance of the Art Fund and the National Heritage Memorial Fund 1989" . (Photo by National Galleries Of Scotland/Getty Images)] A Boy Blowing on a Firebrand to Light a Candle, by Godfried Schalcken, 1692 - 1698. Oil on canvas. Purchased with the assistance of the Art Fund and the National Heritage Memorial Fund 1989" . (Photo by National Galleries Of Scotland/Getty Images) Nat...mais »
A proposito da greve dos caminhoneirose e uma imagem que tomei da Internet trouxeram a tona memorias da VFRGS levando-me a reapresentar artigo meu publicado há 22 anos. *O* *ú**ltimo* *trem* *(ZH 18/02/1996) * *ALOYZIO ACHUTTI, Médico. * Os apitos da oficina, de manhã bem cedo e no fim da jornada marcavam o ritmo básico da cidade onde eu nasci. Era hora de se preparar para ir para o colégio. Era hora de voltar para casa. E não somente das gentes. Um espetáculo que eu gostava de ver, quando visitava uma tia, esposa de um artífice da Viação Férrea, era a chegada das galinhas - chama...mais »
*A Revolução Russa completou um centenário e foi objeto de uma das sessão culturais de nossa Academia* The Missing Music of the Left Todd Gitlin Getty Images Children singing “The Internationale” in a communist-led May Day parade, Paris, France, 1934 In 1962, my Harvard social science teacher, Michael Walzer, mentioned in passing, in the run-up to a classroom discussion about the preconditions of the Nazi ascendancy, that one reason the 1918–1919 German revolution—a short-lived sequel to the collapse of the Kaiser’s regime—was doomed was that it did not have a song. Though he recent...mais »
Cocaine Use Alters Gene Expression in Brain’s Reward Circuitby Neuroscience News A new study reveals how cocaine use alters gene expression and provides new insight into the molecular basis of cocaine addiction. Read more of this post
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[image: Book cover of the first edition] *The Myth of Sisyphus* (French: *Le Mythe de Sisyphe*) is a 1942 philosophical essay by Albert Camus. The English translation by Justin O'Brien was first published in 1955. In the essay, Camus introduces his philosophy of the absurd, man's futile search for meaning, unity, and clarity in the face of an unintelligible world devoid of God and eternal truths or values. Does the realization of the absurd require suicide? Camus answers, "No. It requires revolt." He then outlines several approaches to the absurd life. The final chapter compares th...mais »
Reprogrammed stem cells to mend hearts Japanese scientists have received approval for the second ever clinical application of induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells. Wafer-thin sheets of tissue derived from iPS cells will be grafted onto people's’ hearts to help regenerate damaged muscle. iPS cells are created by nudging human cells to revert to an embryonic-like state, from which they can develop into other cell types. But some regenerative medicine specialists worry that Japan’s fast-track system for regenerative medicine could lead to the treatment being sold to patients before it h...mais »
Concept & Measurement: Human Development This Report is about people - and about how development enlarges their choices. It is about more than GNP growth, more than income and wealth and more than producing commodities and accumulating capital. A person's access to income may be one of the choices, but it is not the sum total of human endeavour. Human development is a process of enlarging people's choices. The most critical of these wide-ranging choices are to live a long and healthy life, to be educated and to have access to resources needed for a decent standard ofliving. Additi...mais »
How stress echoes down the generations Changes to sperm may transmit epigenetic changes to children Print edition | Science and technology May 24th 2018 THE effects of child abuse can last a lifetime. Neglected or abused children have a higher risk of developing all sorts of ailments as adults, including mental illnesses such as depression but also physical ones like cancer and stroke. In fact, the effects may last even longer. Emerging evidence suggests that the consequences of mistreatment in childhood may persist down the generations, affecting a victim’s children or grand-childre...mais »
Social Theory & Health *The cultural hegemony of chronic disease association discourse in Canada.* https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057/s41285-018-0072-7 · Dennis Raphael, Claudia Chaufan, Toba Bryant, Morouj Bakhsh, Jessica Bindra, Allan Puran, Daniel Saliba - Abstract - In this paper, we explore how corporate domination of two major disease associations in Canada, Heart and Stroke Canada (HSC) and Diabetes Canada (DC), as manifested in membership of their boards of directors may be acting with biomedical complicity to create hegemonic discourse on the ...mais »
The Next Big Thing in Aging? A “Hit-And-Run” Approach to Killing Harmful Cells.Cellular senescence is now thought to be one of the root causes driving disease in old age. We spoke to Dr. James Kirkland, director of the Robert and Arlene Kogod Center on Aging at the Mayo Clinic, about what senescence is, how it contributes to aging, and what can be done about it. Illustration by Molly Mendoza
The Only Real Way to Acquire Wisdom ------------------------------ It’s often been said that wisdom is the art of knowing that you are not wise. The great philosopher Socrates famously denied being wise more than two thousand years ago, and since then, we have taken him at his word. There is a truth there, but that definition isn’t very helpful. I mean, I’m all for respecting uncertainty, doubting oneself, and realizing the limitations of my mind, but I think we can do better. Maybe even take a few steps forward.
A Swiss Scientist Thinks We're in for Trouble. He's Looking for Solutions in… An interview with Dr. Johan Auwerx about the role of mitochondrial function and protein homeostasis in… Elysium Health in Endpoints | A Science Publication by Elysium Health9 min read
[image: Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft, talks at the Clinton Global Initiative, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013 in New York. Gates was participating in a panel discussion on, "Big Bets" Philanthropy: Partnership, Risk-Taking, and Innovation." (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)] All the books Bill Gates has recommended Here are all the books, with classification by Quartz: Political history and biography Human evolution and civilization Big technology and invention Math and science thinking Business Biography Memoir Fiction Books by Vaclav Smil Development and foreign aid Education Science Climate ...mais »
1938.]The Dionne quintuplets, the first set of documented quintuplets to survive, were born near Callander, Ontario, Canada, to Oliva and Elzire Dionne. Nasceram no mesmo ano que eu. Só duas sobrevivem.
[image: Stories that shaped the world (Credit: Howard Timberlake)] The 10 stories that shaped the world 22 May 2018 The writers, critics and academics voted these as the most influential and enduring works of fiction. Here they explain why.
[image: Tamara Rojo and Carlos Acosta performing Romeo and Juliet (Credit: Alamy)] - - - By Miriam Quick 25 May 2018 “My prettiest contribution to the culture” was how the novelist Kurt Vonnegut described his old master’s thesis in anthropology, “which was rejected because it was so simple and looked like too much fun”. The thesis sank without a trace, but Vonnegut continued throughout his life to promote the big idea behind it, which was: “stories have shapes which can be drawn on graph paper”. In a 1995 lecture, Vonnegut chalked out various story arcs on a blackb...mais »
[image: a woman running] EXERCISE HELPS TREAT ADDICTION BY ALTERING BRAIN’S DOPAMINE SYSTEM MAY 27, 2018 Using animal models, Thanos and his team of researchers found that daily aerobic exercise altered the mesolimbic dopamine pathway in the brain. Dopamine is a key neurotransmitter associated with substance use disorders, playing an important role in reward, motivation and learning.
Sexual Double Standards The Bias Against Understanding the Biological Foundations of Women's Behavior A Conversation With Martie Haselton [5.24.18] *We don’t know enough about important issues that impact women. We don’t know enough about potential side effects of using hormonal contraception. There’s a lot of speculation about it, but most of that speculation is problematic. If you eliminate women’s hormone cycles, what are the implications? That’s an important question. We still don’t know enough about hormone supplements for women later in life. We don’t even know enough about fer...mais »