Alejandro Minuto

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The fountain of youth might reside deep in our brains

According to some new research, the key to living longer may reside deep in our brains. In a major breakthrough for our understanding of how the …

Neuroscience

Cómo recorrer a pie los paisajes de ‘Outlander’

Si eres muy fan del clan de los MacKenzie y te enganchó la historia de amor de Claire Beauchamp y Jamie Fraser, los protagonista de la serie …

Fotosíntesis artificial para obtener energía y aire limpio

<b>Fernando Uribe-Romo</b> y sus alumnos de la Universidad de Florida Central, han detallado en Journal of Materials Chemistry cómo desencadenar la …

The best places to stay, eat and visit in Andalucía

Granada<p>The timber ceilings and rough-cut stone floor at the <b>Hotel Ladrón de Agua</b> give the rooms a rustic air, which might be surprising, given that it's in the heart of one of Andalucía's best-loved cities. Surprising until, that is, you look out from the balcony and across the narrow street. With …

Astronaut Scott Kelly Returns to Earth: Pictures

Mars Mission

12 Years on Mars

NASA's Mars rover, Opportunity just celebrated its 12th anniversary on Mars—a mission that was originally meant to last just 90 days. Although recently eclipsed in the news by its bigger brother Curiosity, Opportunity is still going strong and making valuable scientific discoveries. Launched into …

Call to Earth - A Message from the World's Astronauts to COP21

YouTube

Pictures of the Week 11.26.15

Livestock

20 Of The Most Beautiful Abandoned Places In The World

Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.<p>Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.

Abandoned Buildings

Here's what the astronauts aboard the ISS have been up to

The first piece of the International Space Station (ISS) was launched into orbit in 1998 and two years later, its first occupants arrived. It's currently the largest artificial body orbiting the planet and much of it's devoted to testing aspects of living in space. When astronauts aren't busy …

The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …

Destination: Moon

NOW IN 4K! Saturn Cassini Photographic Animation

NASA | Jupiter in 4k Ultra HD

6 Sleep Habits Of Productive People

For starters: They don’t need alarm clocks, stick to their bedtimes, and don’t sleep with their smartphones.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>You may feel super productive by pulling all nighters, but you’re …

Sleep

Nasa planning ‘Earth Independent’ Mars colony by 2030s

Humans will be living and working on Mars in colonies entirely independent of Earth by the 2030s, Nasa has said.<p>The US space organisation today released its plan for establishing permanent settlements on the red planet, setting out in detail plans to create ‘deep-space habitation facilities’ which …

Astronauts just shot one of their first videos in ultra-high definition, and it's mesmerizing

What do you do when NASA asks you to push the boundaries of human spaceflight by spending more time on board the International Space Station than anyone before you — 377 consecutive days to be exact?<p>You make green, exploding space balls:<p>Next to the 8K UHD, 4K UHD is the highest-resolution viewing …

See the Real Mars Locations Visited in The Martian

Ares 3 Landing Site, acquired on Feb. 19, 2012. In The Martian by Andy Weir, stranded astronaut Mark Watney spends most<p>... VIEW …

University of Arizona

How Taking Off In An RV Saved This CEO’s Sanity–And His Business

Joel Holland worried his wanderlust would undo his business. Instead, it transformed it.<p>It was 2013, and Joel Holland should have been happy.<p>Holland had friends, a girlfriend, and was living the entrepreneur’s dream: his stock footage company, VideoBlocks, was profitable and doing $10 million in …

RVs

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

Literature

Palio of Siena Bareback Horse Race

Porcupine

How fast could humans travel safely through space?

The current speed record has stood for 46 years. When will it be beaten, asks Adam Hadhazy.<p>We humans are obsessed with speed. Recent months, for instance, brought news that students in Germany have broken the record for the fastest accelerating electric car, and that the US Air Force plans to …

Physics

Driving Ireland, Coast to Coast

Forget traveling from Point A to Point B in Ireland. Slow down on a coast-to-coast road trip with some of Ireland's best towns along the way. These are the sights you have to see between Dublin and the Cliffs of Moher.

Prof Stephen Hawking backs venture to listen for aliens

<b>Prof Stephen Hawking has launched a new effort to answer the question of whether there is life elsewhere in space.</b><p>The venture is said to be the biggest yet in support of the search for extra-terrestrial intelligence.<p>The 10-year effort will listen for broadcast signals from a million of the stars …

Your New Ride To Space

You don’t need a rocket to leave Earth. There’s a slower, gentler trip in the works—and it comes with a cocktail.<p>When Alan Eustace lifted off into space from the New Mexico desert this past October, it was with a quiet whoosh, and a slight jostle of his harness. The 57-year-old computer scientist …

Just Back: Barcelona

National Geographic Travel associate producer <b>Megan Heltzel</b> (on Twitter and Instagram @MeganHeltzel) studied abroad in <b>Barcelona</b> when she was in college. She recently returned to <b></b>the Catalonian capital on a trip with Monograms Travel and was happy to see that the city she once called home continues to …

Pablo Picasso

NASA just revealed the closest pictures of Pluto yet, and they point to something mysterious

It's taken nine years to travel nearly 3 billion miles, and we're now just a couple of weeks away from getting the first proper look at our most controversial planet.<p>On July 14, NASA's New Horizons probe will dip down to within 7,700 miles of Pluto's surface.<p>The $US 700 million project began its …

How Your Brain Remembers Where You Parked The Car

If you run into an old friend at the train station, your brain will probably form a memory of the experience. And that memory will forever link the person you saw with the place where you saw him.<p>For the first time, researchers have been able to see that sort of link being created in people's …

Neurophilosophy