Michael Ledesma

7 Flips | 2 Magazines | 1 Follower | @mledesma | Keep up with Michael Ledesma on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Michael Ledesma”

Eating Yogurt Does Weird Things To Your Brain

How and why are tougher questions.<p>Does what you eat affect your body more, or your mind? Can you just chow down on Big Macs as far as the brain goes, and be pretty much set? Or is there a deeper connection between thinking and food?<p>A new UCLA study that's one part gross to three parts fascinating …

Astronomers shocked: Neutron star slows down

<b>McGILL U. (CAN) —</b> Neutron stars are known suddenly to begin rotating faster, but researchers say they’ve observed a sudden slowdown in one special …

Universe

'Killer robots' pose threat to peace and should be banned, UN warned

"Killer robots" that could attack targets autonomously without a human pulling the trigger pose a threat to international stability and should be …

India village gets electricity after 65 years

<b>A village in India's most populous state of Uttar Pradesh recently got electricity for the first time - 65 years after independence. The BBC Hindi's Nitin Srivastava visits Chibaukhera to find out how the lives of more than 100 families have changed.</b><p>Fifty-one-year old Ram Achal is a relaxed man …

UN mulls ethics of 'killer robots'

<b>So-called killer robots are due to be discussed at the UN Human Rights Council, meeting in Geneva.</b><p>A report presented to the meeting will call for a moratorium on their use while the ethical questions they raise are debated.<p>The robots are machines programmed in advance to take out people or targets, …

Head of company overseeing leaking nuclear tanks at Hanford to step down

The head of the contracting company responsible for containment tanks found to be leaking radioactive liquid at the Hanford, Wash., Nuclear Reservation announced his retirement Wednesday.<p>The head of the contractor overseeing cleanup operations at the Savannah River Site in South Carolina will …