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Taking Steps To Avoid Heart Attacks May Protect You From Dementia, Too

Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD<p>Physician-in-Chief, The Mount Sinai Hospital<p>Director of Mount Sinai Heart<p>We all know someone—a relative, friend, coworker, or acquaintance—who has had a heart attack or stroke. Together, these devastating events are the leading cause of death in the world. Fortunately, they …

A quantum pioneer unlocks matter’s hidden secrets

Physicist Gil Lonzarich has sparked a revolution in the study of phase transitions driven by quantum fluctuations.<p>In 1989, surgery for detached …

Tu horóscopo no es el que creías. Descubre cuál es tu verdadero signo del zodiaco

La posibilidad de vislumbrar el futuro ha constituido una de las <b>grandes preocupaciones</b> del hombre desde que alcanzó la condición de ‘homo sapiens’. …

El nuevo dolor de cabeza de Internet: ¿qué número va dentro del triángulo?

<i>El último reto matemático viral lo ha propuesto Sharp Brains, una organización independiente dedicada a investigar cómo la ciencia del cerebro se</i> …

Homeopathic remedies are 'nonsense and risk significant harm' say 29 European scientific bodies

A scientific organisation intended to influence EU policy has called for tougher regulations of alternative medicine, branding homeopathy “nonsense” …

It’s no mystery – science and religion cannot be reconciled

Scientists exist to defy, examine and explain the things that others might claim to be acts of God<p>While I am sure that there are many people working in scientific fields who would claim to be religious, it always seems to me that there really is a basic conflict here, rather than a …

Theology

You Can't Change Fundamental Behaviors Without Changing Fundamental Beliefs | Inc.com

In 2006, Blockbuster Video launched Total Access, a service that allowed its customers to rent videos online and return them to stores. The strategy was an immediate hit with customers and before long its online unit was making big gains against Netflix. It seemed that the video giant had finally …

Leadership

An investing legend who's nailed the bull market at every turn shares his best piece of advice

Legendary investor Laszlo Birinyi — who has nailed the eight-year bull market at every turn — is more apt to listen to people putting their money where their mouth is. He advises that people playing the market listen to pundits who are willing to back up their public comments with an actual …

Flashes cuánticos podrían ser responsables del origen de la gravedad

Desde mediados del siglo XX, dos teorías físicas han ofrecido modelos completos pero incompatibles del universo. La teoría de la relatividad general, …

A Vaccine Is Being Developed For Preventing Tooth Decay And It Sounds Amazing

Yes, please.<p>Regular visits to the dentist are an important part of keeping your teeth healthy. But what if you could give your oral health a boost by …

Científicos pueden haber descubierto el disparador que dio origen a la vida

Por décadas, los científicos se han preguntado cómo la atmosfera de la Tierra se llenó de oxígeno. Ahora, gracias a un estudio en rocas continentales …

This Quick Mental Exercise Will Bring You Immediate Clarity & Motivation | Inc.com

A common way to clarify what you want in life is by imagining yourself on your death bed. Similarly, Dr. Stephen Covey invites readers of <i>7 Habits of Highly Effective People</i> to imagine their own 80th birthday party.<p>What kind of legacy would you like to <i>leave behind</i> is the idea.<p>Although imagining your …

Motivation

14 Proven Ways to Improve Your Communication Skills

Estimate the attention span of your audience, then cut it in half. That's a good length for your presentation.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Successful leaders are able to meaningfully communicate with others.<p>Steve Jobs inspired his employees to strive for perfect …

Physicists discover a tri-anion particle with colossal stability

Virginia Commonwealth University researchers have achieved a feat that is a first in the fields of physics and chemistry—one that could have …

Chemistry

Why haven't we evolved immortality? The answer is in our genes

If evolution works by selecting for the most advantageous genes, it begs the question: why haven't we evolved immortality? According to a decades-old …

According to Science, This Is the Best Way to Gain Power and Influence Others | Inc.com

One sure path to power is through such means as coercion, deception, force, and disregard for people. It is how many organizations operate, and, yes, they prove to be profitable. But we've entered a new era of power that demands attention.<p>Mark C. Crowley, leadership expert and author of <i>Lead From</i> …

UC Berkeley

Así suena la colisión de dos agujeros negros (y qué son las ondas gravitacionales en un explicación sencilla)

Por Nacho Palou — 19 de Septiembre de 2017<p>Este vídeo de Amber L. Stuver en TED-Ed es una explicación sencilla y comprensible, aunque en inglés (con …

Eric Schmidt revela qué es lo que más te alejará del éxito

Eric Schmidt es una verdadera inminencia en el mundo tecnológico; fue el <b>CEO de Google</b> durante 10 años, hasta que en 2011 Larry Page ocupó su puesto y …

Protoon: partículas de humor científico - Cada jueves, el dibujante

Cada jueves, el dibujante Dani Gove y el matemático Santi García, del grupo de científicos cómicos Big Van, sacan punta a la actualidad del mundo de …

We Can Now Store Light as Sound, And It's a Game Changer For Computing

One step closer to computers that process data at the speed of light.<p>Last year, scientists took a big step towards creating the next generation of …

The End Of Capitalism Is Already Starting–If You Know Where To Look

One of America’s foremost Marxist economists has never felt so optimistic in his 50-year career.<p>These days, Richard Wolff is feeling pretty glad he stuck around teaching this long. Now in his 70s and lecturing at the New School University and having become, over the course of his nearly …

Astrofísicos sugieren que el 'Punto Frío' evidencia la existencia de multiversos

En el año 2015, los astrofísicos descubrieron una extraña zona estéril del universo, que era mucho más fría que el resto del espacio y en el que …

Mathematicians Measure Infinities, and Find They're Equal

<i>From</i> <i>Quanta Magazine</i> <i>(</i><i>find original story here</i><i>).</i><p>In a breakthrough that disproves decades of conventional wisdom, two mathematicians have shown that two …

Estudio con innovador enfoque explica la expansión del universo

El universo ha seguido creciendo desde el momento en que ocurrió el Big Bang y ese crecimiento acelerado plantea uno de los más grandes enigmas de la …

Optar por terapias alternativas duplica el riesgo de muerte por cáncer

"¿Sabes como se llama la medicina alternativa que funciona? Medicina". Esta popular frase, del humorista inglés Tim Minchin, resume la opinión …

The 5 Best Jobs for People With ADD and ADHD

Here's a mini career guide.<p>A common scapegoat for the bored, forgetful, and disorganized, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and …

Stephen Hawking mission to find alien civilisation detects radio signals coming from dwarf galaxy

Astronomers hunting for signs of intelligent alien life in the universe have recorded 15 mysterious radio signals coming from a dwarf galaxy three billion light years away.<p>The team is part of the Breakthrough Listen project, set up by Professor Stephen Hawking and Russian billionaire Yuri Milner, …

Physics

Los gadgets más caros el mundo que puedes aspirar a comprar: bienvenidos a la electrónica medida en quilates

En tecnología hay varias maneras de establecer récords (o llamar la atención) con esto de añadir más megapíxeles, más núcleos o... Más ceros. La …

Jugadas Maestras: Kaspárov

En 1985 desafió y derrotó al candidato preferido de la URSS, Karpov<p>Se arrogó el papel de representante de la humanidad para retar al programa de IBM …