Francisco A. Montiel

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Lucasfilm: topless Amy Schumer Star Wars shoot is 'inappropriate'

Disney-owned studio says it did not authorise photographs for GQ magazine in which comic poses suggestively with C-3PO, R2-D2 and Chewbacca<p>A photoshoot for the men’s magazine GQ in which US actor and comic Amy Schumer recreates classic Star Wars scenes in a variety of suggestive poses has been …

Can neuroscientists dispel the myth that children have different learning styles?

A new initiative from the team behind “I’m a scientist – get me out of here” aims to bring neuroscientists and teachers together to discuss how brain science can inform education<p>Over the past few years, there seems to have been an insidious pandemic of nonsense neuroscientific claims creeping into …

Is Dirty Air Damaging the Brains of Some City Dwellers?

The new findings are “provocative,” said the study’s lead author, Elissa Wilker, an instructor of medicine at the Harvard Medical School and a researcher at the Cardiovascular Epidemiological Research Unit at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. In fact, dirty city air seems to cause the …

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The people who are lost in time

What is it like to lose your memory after brain injury, drug abuse – or energetic sex? Christian Jarrett reports on the strange causes and consequences of amnesia.<p>After a car crash, the patient reported that her memories were wiped clean each night.<p>One morning in 2008, Naomi Jacobs, then 32, woke …

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What Do We Really Know About Roundup Weed Killer?

It’s probably in your garage and on your lawn. And it’s used on nearly every acre of corn and soy. But what risks does it pose?<p>The world’s most widely-used herbicide has been getting a lot of attention lately.<p>Last month, an international agency declared glyphosate, the primary ingredient in the …

MIT Wins Prize for Process to Desalinate Seawater

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology team has won the grand prize of $140,000 in an engineering competition to come up with technology to make salt water drinkable, according to an announcement from USAID.<p>A total of five teams competed for $200,000 in the Desal Prize competition, which sought …

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