Miguel Eduardo Rivera

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Una cabeza en un frasco, una tortuga con pelo y el coche más largo del mundo. Lo mejor de la semana

Aquí tienes nuestro resumen de lo mejor y lo más leído de <i>Gizmodo en Español</i>. ¿No estabas prestando atención? Esto es lo que te has perdido.<p><b>El coche</b> …

The bobbit worm: A horrifying ambush predator you don't want to meet

Feast your eyes on the bobbit worm (<i>Eunice aphroditois</i>), also known as a sand striker. This terror of a creature lies buried at the bottom of the …

Zoology

Breakthrough: Researchers fix Alzheimer's gene

Groundbreaking research shows, for the first time, how the most well-known genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease causes signs in human brain …

Dementia

Why does cancer arise? Landmark study provides unique insight

A massive research effort that started more than a decade ago has completed a comprehensive PanCancer Atlas that, for the first time, offers …

Cancer

Las mejores páginas web para descargar libros en inglés gratis

Si estás <b>aprendiendo inglés</b>, además de realizar cursos y practicar la conversación, la lectura de libros en este idioma es fundamental para poder …

Does Gut Microbiome Influence Mindset and Mental Toughness?

Over the past two years, researchers at Harvard Medical School (HMS) have pinpointed specific gut microbiome that differs between elite athletes and …

Microbiology

Scientists reveal all-natural hack to prevent spiders from entering your home

Banish the eight-legged beasts without harming them…<p><b>The spiders we have here in the UK are harmless and nothing in size compared to ones found in more exotic countries, but this doesn't stop us Brits wanting to keep these eight-legged beasts out of our homes.</b><p>Rather than having to catch the spiders …

Spiders

This Video is the Perfect Introduction to the Most Important Actor Whose Face You've Never Seen

Most moviegoers may not know Doug Jones, but they’ve almost inevitably seen one of his roles.<p>The beloved monster in <i>The Shape of Water</i>? Doug Jones. …

Stunning deep water jellyfish looks like a fireworks display

Check out this cool video of a gorgeous jellyfish that looks just like an underwater display of fireworks!<p>Those aboard the Exploration Vessel (E/V) …

21 Details From Marvel Movies That’ll Make You Say, “How Did I Not Notice That?”

Captain America's shield in Iron Man is just the start...

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Self-help

The simple trick that could help you memorise anything in five minutes

Memory is a fickle thing. One minute you’re leaving for work in the morning, the next you’re in a frantic panic desperately searching for misplaced …

The Beautiful, Forgotten Color Language Of 19th-Century Naturalists

Veinous Blood Red. Broccoli Brown. Smoke Grey.<p>Color swatches seem like a modern invention. Pantone, for instance, is tied up with the emerging post-World War II economy that needed to standardize colors in products and print media around the world. Paint companies, using carefully standardized …

Indian Ocean

A psychotherapist shares the 7 things successful people do every night

How you spend your night can have a huge impact on the day that follows.<p>Do you spend your time ruminating over issues? Or maybe you stress over something that didn't quite go right during the day. There's no doubt: How you think affects how you feel.<p>This is particularly important at night, as you …

Success

This blood test may be able to detect 8 types of cancer, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists have made progress on developing an experimental blood test that could detect many types of cancer in their early stages, and possibly even their locations in the body.<p>The noninvasive blood test was shown to detect the presence of common tumors of the ovary, liver, stomach, …

Cancer

14 weird brain exercises that could actually make you smarter

Giving your brain new experiences will keep it healthier. Try these mini mental workout exercises to prevent memory loss and sharpen your mind.<p>'Neurobic' exercises are like cross-training for your brain<p>Giving your brain new experiences that combine physical senses—vision, smell, touch, taste, and …

The Brain

I Am an AI Researcher. This Is What Keeps Me Up at Night.

Might I become “the destroyer of worlds,” as Oppenheimer lamented after spearheading the construction of the first nuclear bomb?<p>As an artificial intelligence researcher, I often come across the idea that many people are afraid of what AI might bring. It’s perhaps unsurprising, given both history …

Artificial Intelligence

Alzheimer's treatment: Diabetes drug holds promise for fighting disease after 'significantly reversing' memory loss

A drug developed for type 2 diabetes significantly reverses memory loss and could have potential as a new treatment for Alzheimer’s disease and other …

Medical Research

49 películas y series que nos harán celebrar la llegada de 2018

2017 ya ha quedado atrás y toca centrarnos en disfrutar al máximo de 2018. Va a ser un año repleto de novedades en todos los campos y en Xataka …

How You Should Upgrade Your Life In 2018, Based On Your Myers-Briggs Type

It sounds cliche to say that you want to improve your life in the new year, but that doesn't mean it's something to be ashamed of — part of growing …

Fiber Is Good for You. Now Scientists May Know Why.

A diet of fiber-rich foods, such as fruits and vegetables, reduces the risk of developing diabetes, heart disease and arthritis. Indeed, the evidence for fiber’s benefits extends beyond any particular ailment: Eating more fiber seems to lower people’s mortality rate, whatever the cause.<p>That’s why …

Microbiology

This Diet Burns Fat Like No Other—and You've Probably Never Heard of It

The ketogenic diet is having a moment. Scientists are beginning to discover that this relatively little-known diet reduces inflammation in the brain, …

Nutrition

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

UC Berkeley

5 simple ways to slow down aging

Aging is largely your chromosomes' fault. That's what Nobel-prize winning biologist Elizabeth Blackburn discovered when she started exploring the world of the invisible, threadlike cellular strands that carry our genetic code.<p>"It's the over-shortening of telomeres that leads us to feel and see …

Telomere

The one thing nutritionists want you to stop eating in 2018

Can you become healthier this new year simply by cutting out one thing from your diet? We posed the question to six leading nutritionists and received a range of interesting responses. Some of their choices are no brainers, while others are more surprising, and some highlight the importance of …

Nutrition

How to quit bad habits without willpower: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Got any serious bad habits? The extra-strength ones with the FDA warning. The kind you really beat yourself up about — but still engage in all the …

Self-help

The First Star Wars sequel: Inside the writing of Splinter of the Mind's Eye

In an alternate universe, <i>Star Wars</i> was only a modest success. After a marketing bonanza, the film eked out a bit over its budget at the box office. …

Star Wars

A relationship therapist breaks down the 5 most common problems couples have in bed

Sometimes, getting into a serious relationship means that sex becomes less, well, sexy. Both people are busy and there's no time to do it. One person would rather have a glass of wine and watch "This Is Us." It's gotten boring.<p>These aren't reasons to be ashamed — you're hardly alone in your plight …

Marriage

Cómo saber a quién puedes donar con tu grupo sanguíneo y qué pasaría si te inyectasen la sangre de otro, explicado en una sencilla infografía

Seguro que más de uno lo ha pensado alguna vez, ¿qué ocurriría si necesito una transfusión de sangre y me inyectan la de una persona con otro grupo …