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El Cáncer: el secreto mejor guardado

Han pasado más de 8 décadas de este descubrimiento y nadie te ha contado que la causa de la mayor y gran parte de las enfermedades la generamos …

Teenagers say goodbye to Facebook and hello to messenger apps

Facebook made a startling admission in its earnings announcement this month: it was seeing a "decrease in daily users, specifically among teens". In other words, teenagers are still on Facebook; they're just not using it as much as they did. It was a landmark statement, since teens are the …

New startup economics: Why Amazon (web services) and Dropbox need each other

Earlier this week, I stopped by at the offices of Dropbox, the San Francisco-based online storage and syncing service. It was quite amazing to walk …

An Exoskeleton That Boosts Biceps Wins James Dyson's $45,000 Prize

<i>Elysium</i> proved that even doughy dudes like Matt Damon could be futuristic action heroes with the help of a high-tech exoskeleton. That may have been …

World record setting experiment brings quantum computing a step closer to reality

Despite recent successes in the field, creating a quantum computer is <i>really</i> hard. For one thing quantum bits in a super positioned state (or qubits, the basic unit of data for quantum computing) have a hard time surviving at room temperature. Typically, these superposition states last for only a …

In A Landmark Legal Decision, Google Wins The Right To Scan Pretty Much Every Book Ever

The decision was formally made that Google Books can continue its efforts to digitally capture around 20 million books without legal repercussions, reports GigaOM.<p>Judge Denny Chin made the ruling based on the fact that Google's digitization of the source material is "highly transformative" and …

Confirmado: Elegimos como amigos a personas con ADN similar al nuestro

¿Cuántas veces has llamado a un amigo “hermano” o “primo” de forma cariñosa? Pues este acto quizá tenga un trasfondo científico de veracidad. La …

Not Too Hard, Not Too Easy: Finding Flow In Your Work

You sit down to work and you lose yourself in the task at hand. You feel alive and engaged. The concerns of everyday life fall away as you immerse …

Brains Sweep Themselves Clean Of Toxins During Sleep

While the brain sleeps, it clears out harmful toxins, a process that may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's, researchers say.<p>During sleep, the flow of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain increases dramatically, washing away harmful waste proteins that build up between brain cells during waking hours, a …

The 5 Steps To Master Happiness Through Time

We don't know exactly when, but if there’s one universal truth, it’s that we will all at some stage run out of time. I believe that most of us need …

12 Famous Quotes That Always Get Misattributed

As it turns out, insanity might be crediting that quote to Einstein over and over again. He never said it.<p>Misattributions like this happen pretty often. One person quotes someone else without a shoutout, and all of a sudden, they become the original speaker. Or we just decide a quote sounds like …

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Artificial leaf hopes to power the world

The tiny piece of technology that has enormous potential – converting sunlight into storable energy.<p>Imagine if you could draw energy from almost unlimited sources found in nature – water and light. That’s one possibility if Harvard professor Daniel Nocera’s idea for a device that can harness and …

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With iBeacon, Apple is going to dump on NFC and embrace the internet of things

At WWDC in June, Apple (s aapl) quietly announced iBeacon, one of the more prominent features of iOS 7. Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice …

Bookless Public Library Opens In Texas

An all-digital public library is opening today, as officials in Bexar County, Texas, celebrate the opening of the BiblioTech library. The facility offers about 10,000 free e-books for the 1.7 million residents of the county, which includes San Antonio.<p>On its website, the Bexar County BiblioTech …

Scientists create new memories by directly altering neurons in the brain - ExtremeTech

By on September 13, 2013 at 11:07 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Neurobiologists at UC Irvine …

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7 Questions You Are Too Scared to Ask

<i>It’s not about finding the right answers;<br>it’s about asking the right questions.</i><p>Angel and I often forget to ask the right questions. We get so caught …

CHART OF THE DAY: iPhone Buyers Are Younger, Richer, And Better Educated Than Samsung Smartphone Buyers

For the past couple of years, Samsung has been mocking Apple in its advertising.<p>One of the overt messages delivered repeatedly is that Apple's iPhone is no longer hip. It is for old dorks. Samsung is for the hipsters, says the advertising.<p>Well, the latest data from Consumer Intelligence Research …

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Study: The more sex you have, the more money you make

<b>( Olga Danylenko via Shutterstock)</b><p>Apparently, higher wages are what you get for makin’ whoopee<p>Katie McDonough<p>August 19, 2013 9:27pm (UTC)<p>People who have sex more than four times a week make an average of 5 percent more in wages than their less sexually active peers, according to a study published …

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“La mitad de los presidentes de las 100 empresas más grandes de Chile viene de 5 colegios privados”

El profesor de gobierno de la Universidad de Harvard, James Robinson, quien es autor junto a Daron Acemoglu del libro “Por qué fracasan los países”, …

People who play video games are less able to control impulsive aggressive behaviour, reveals a new study.

People who play video games are less able to control impulsive aggressive behaviour, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers found video games boost visual attention, but reduce impulse control.<p>A person playing a first-person shooter video game, such as Halo or Unreal Tournament, must make decisions …

How Artificial Chromosomes Could Transform Humanity

Normally, an extra pair of chromosomes would be considered dangerous. But what if we could design our own? According to biologists, we could create …

From beginner to selling my app in the app store in 2 months

I’ve read many posts in the past asking how to get started learning to code, or asking what people should do next after they’ve finished Code Academy. I wanted to give my story thus far to help others get started, because I’m currently on a “progress high” from how exciting it is to make an app.<p><b>“No</b> …

10 Huge Breakthroughs That Came From All-Nighters

Getting enough sleep is important, but don't be afraid to work through the night when necessary.<p>Eric Epstein's new book, 24 Hours Genius: Unlocking Your Brain's Potential with Strategic All-Nighters, chronicles some memorable stories of how successful people pulled all-nighters that led to some …