Roberto Montemayor

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El golpe de gracia a la homeopatía: y ya van 7 ‘estudios Cochrane’ que demuestran que esta pseudociencia no sirve para nada

Pocos expertos contradirían la opinión generalizada de que <b>las revisiones Cochrane constituyen los análisis independientes más concienzudos y …

Cómo quitar la marca de agua de un PDF

Hoy día, la enorme cantidad de información que tenemos a nuestros pies “con solo un clic”, nos hace sentir la ilusión de que tenemos la completa …

This is what love does to your brain

“It’s really an addiction.”<p>What happens to your brain on love? Is there such a thing as “casual sex”? What do we get wrong about male and female sexuality?<p>These are a few of the questions I put to Helen Fisher in a recent interview.<p>Fisher is a biological anthropologist, the chief scientific adviser …

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Study: Global warming is weakening key ocean circulation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming is likely slowing the main Atlantic Ocean circulation, which has plunged to its weakest level on record, according to a new study.<p>The slowdown in the circulation — a crucial part of Earth's climate — had been predicted by computer models, but researchers said they …

Global Warming

Researchers have found a new way to delay age-related health decline

“Cellular Time Machine”<p>Researchers studying middle-aged fruit flies have improved the insects’ health substantially and slowing their aging …

Cómo proteger tu terreno si vas a comprar o ya tienes uno

CIUDAD DE MÉXICO.- ¿Vas a <b>comprar un terreno</b>? Al crear patrimonio debemos ser mucho más precavidos, pues es <b>dinero</b> que nos ha costado mucho ganar, así …

Lo que debes saber sobre la acrilamida, la sustancia cancerígena del café

En una decisión que ha generado una controversia sin precedentes, la Corte Superior del Condado de Los Ángeles del estado de California, determinó …

Nuevo fármaco muestra alta efectividad en el tratamiento de cáncer infantil

Los resultados de un ensayo clínico de Fase 1 realizado por investigadores de la Universidad de Texas en Southwestern, evidenciaron que un nuevo …

La teoría de Carl Sagan de 1967 sobre la existencia de vida en las nubes de Venus que está ganando seguidores

Cuando de vida extraterrestre se trata, Marte ha dominado las investigaciones científicas.<p>No en vano "marciano" es usualmente empleado como sinónimo de "alienígena".<p>Los científicos también han explorado las lunas de Saturno Titán y Encélado, y los satélites naturales Europa, Ganímedes y Calisto de …

Buenas noticias: las ranas de Panamá se está recuperando de mortal infección

El hongo quitridio ha estado causando estragos en la población de anfibios de Centro América, tanto así que en algún momento se temió los lleve a la …

Exceso de carnes rojas puede causar cáncer de colon: estudio

Agencia<br>INGLATERRA.- Quienes se abstienen de consumir carne roja corren un riesgo significativamente <b>menor de contraer cáncer colon,</b> que aquellos que …

Huge New Study Confirms What REALLY Works in Controlling Kids' Disruptive Behavior

Although all kids act up from time to time, some children do it way too much. To help parents stop the tantrums, yelling and arguing—or possibly …

We Still Don't Understand Why Time Only Flows Forward

Every moment that passes finds us traveling from the past to the present and into the future, with time always flowing in the same direction. At no point does it ever appear to either stand still or reverse; the “arrow of time” always points forwards for us. But if we look at the laws of physics — …

Physics

Cancer treatment guidelines questioned in new study

<b>(CNN) —</b> The National Comprehensive Cancer Network often publishes clinical practice guidelines that help shape the course of treatment for cancer patients and insurance coverage.<p>However, a new study has called those guidelines into question.<p>The strength of evidence referenced by the US-based group, …

Pharma

Vitamin D may offer protection against cancers, study says

Vitamin D may offer protection against cancers, new research suggests, although experts are split over whether individuals should start taking supplements.<p>The vitamin plays an important role in the body, including in bone health and muscle strength and in preventing conditions such as rickets.<p>It is …

Cancer

Trance as a therapy: A hypnosis self-experiment

I used to believe that hypnosis was utter nonsense, something that esoteric people with swinging pendulums do. However, a self-experiment taught me …

Vitamin D may protect against cancer

Researchers provide further evidence that vitamin D may protect against cancer, after finding that people from Japan had a lower risk of the disease …

We Might Have Finally Found The Trigger For Autoimmune Diseases

What makes the body attack itself?<p>Scientists have identified a chain reaction that explains why our own bodies can turn against healthy cells, …

Seis mujeres en ciencia que probablemente no conocías

<i>Wikimedia Commons</i><p>1. Brittany Wenger es la ponente más joven que ha pasado nunca por el Congreso del Futuro, una congregación anual de más de 100 …

Controvertido estudio desafía el consenso científico de que los cerebros adultos crean nuevas neuronas

Los investigadores han sabido durante décadas que muchos animales, incluidos ratones, canarios y monos, tienen la capacidad de producir nuevas …

Monoclonal antibodies crucial to fighting emerging infectious diseases, say NIH officials

Special antibodies have shown promise in the fight against cancer and autoimmune diseases.

Immunotherapy

Could Tessering Be Real? 'A Wrinkle In Time' Makes Traveling Through The Universe Look Easy

How does one travel hundreds of lightyears instantaneously? Scientists have been pondering this for decades, both in reality and fiction. In <i>A Wrinkle</i> …

Laser Skin Treatments: Everything You Need to Know

Laser skin resurfacing treatments seem to be buzzier than ever these days, with innovative new procedures promising to reduce the signs of aging with …

8 Medical Tests You Don't Actually Need (Part 2)

In Part 2 of medical tests you likely don't need, learn the controversy over testosterone levels, routine EKG screenings, allergy testing, and …

Australian scientists move closer to world-beating quantum computer

Australian scientists, led by Australian of the year Michelle Simmons, have made a significant step in creating a world-beating, single-atom quantum computer.<p>Simmons and her Australian team announced on Wednesday they had built quantum bits, known as qubits, from single phosphorus atoms in silicon, …

Quantum Computing

23andMe cleared to sell genetic tests for cancer risk

Detecting Cancer<p>Genomics and biotech company 23andMe now has approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to sell consumers a DNA kit that …

Stephen Hawking Knows Exactly What Happened Before the Big Bang

About 13.8 billion years ago, the universe began as a small, hot super-force that suddenly and rapidly expanded. Atoms formed, spiraling into stars …

Physics

Knowing when to screen… and when to quit

<i>Follow me on Twitter</i> @RobShmerlingLet us sing the praises of good medical screening tests.These are the tests that can detect medical problems before …

Cancer

Software cuenta con precisión la gente que hay en una manifestación

Un software catalán quiere terminar con la eterna disputa entre medios de comunicación, organizadores y autoridades respecto a la cantidad de gente …

How to build a deep learning model in 15 minutes – tech-at

<i>An open source framework for configuring, building, deploying and maintaining deep learning models in Python.</i><p>As Instacart has grown, we’ve learned a …