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“La neurociencia tiene la clave para entender la naturaleza humana”

Jean Pierre Changeux (Domont, Francia, 1936), es autor de uno de los artículos más citados en biología molecular, Sobre la naturaleza de las …

Cómo controlar los genes con tus pensamientos

Suena a ciencia ficción, pero investigadores de un centro tecnológico suizo lo han conseguido. Los bioingenieros han aprovechado las ondas cerebrales …

¿Realmente podemos lograr tener privacidad en línea o es solo un mito? | Expansión.

(CNNMoney) -<p>La mayoría de nosotros está preocupado por la falta de privacidad en línea, pero no estamos seguros de qué podemos hacer con esta.<p>Nueve de cada 10 estadounidenses creen que no tienen control sobre su información personal, cómo se recolecta y cómo es utilizada por las empresas, según una …

Scientists Raise Doubts About Higgs Boson Discovery, Say It Could Be Another Particle

Was all the Higgs hoopla a bit premature?<p>In a new paper that has raised eyebrows around the world, an international team of scientists says there is no proof that the particle whose discovery was confirmed last year by physicists at CERN is the long-sought Higgs boson.<p>"The CERN data is generally …

Building A Better Version Of Capitalism Is A Massive Startup Opportunity

Why, on a philosophical level, has Facebook been so staggeringly successful? A startup that swelled into a multi billion dollar revenue generating business in a relatively short span of years, one which continues to attract billions of users every month?<p>According to writer and philosopher Alain de …

The Steve Jobs guide to manipulating people & getting what you want

Steve Jobs didn’t launch two of the most valuable companies in modern times by following the rules all the time.<p>Jobs faced many obstacles to get Apple, and later Pixar, off the ground. But Jobs had a unique way of crafting his own reality, a “distortion field” that could persuade people that his …

Where the Hunt for Missing Antimatter and New Physics Are One and the Same

Physics says we shouldn't exist, basically. So why do we?<p>One of the cosmos' most elusive mysteries may be a bit closer to an explanation with new analysis of a highly odd particle produced at the Large Hadron Collider. The mystery: What happened to the universe's vanished share of antimatter? The …

Is A Simulated Brain Conscious?

Scott Aaronson's answer has implications for C-3PO, the universe and the odds that you are a Boltzmann Brain.<p>Imagine standing in an open field with a bucket of water balloons and a couple of friends. You've decided to play a game called "Mind." Each of you has your own set of rules. Maybe Molly …

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Meet A Woman Who Trains Robots For A Living

Teaching the art of learning through algorithms and pasta<p>Andrea Thomaz, who directs Georgia Tech’s Socially Intelligent Machines Lab, teaches a one-of-a-kind student: a robot with light-up ears, named Curi. We asked Thomaz how she envisions life with robots unfolding.<p><b>Popular Science: Why should</b> …

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Bizarre, Disappearing 'Matter Waves' Are the Ghosts of Physics

Rice University researchers observe matter that blinks out of existence to avoid collisions.<p>Ghosts are real. This is the case, at least, in a Rice University laboratory, where physicist Randy Hulet and a team of researchers have demonstrated a bizarre, paradoxical phenomenon in which matter is able …

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