Sam Mejía

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How small is an atom, really? (or how to make your head explode)

Kurzgesagt has a neat new explainer: "How small is an atom?" I watched it. It does a <i>great</i> job at giving you an idea of how small atoms are and how …

Fields like physics and philosophy rate low on the list of potential career paths for women. More: http://voc.tv/1ucNH0h [Vocativ]

More info: bit.ly/1eLy8bh Via AsapSCIENCE.

Amazing Video Takes You INSIDE The Largest Photograph Ever Taken

Earlier this month, NASA and ESA released the biggest and highest resolution image of our galactic neighbor, Andromeda, that has ever been taken. The …

introduccion a la astrofisica

Today is the birthday of Marie Curie, the ONLY person ever to win two Nobel prizes in two separate fields of science. When she shared the 1903 Prize in physics with her husband, he made sure to emphasize that a considerable amount the work was completed solely by his wife. After his death, she was awarded a second, unshared Prize in 1911. Marie’s daughter, Irene, would continue the family tradition of excellence in science by receiving a Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1935.

The descent into Alzheimer's disease. A doctor chronicles the signatures of his patient as the disease took hold of her. Our love goes out to anyone who's dealt with this awful disease in some way. [reddit]

What's the science of the leaves changing colour in the fall? [Not an Exact Science Show, Science Bob]

Climate change is pretty terrifying. [sagansense.tumblr.com]

The Science Behind 'Brain Training'

Increasing fluid intelligence has proven beneficial for people diagnosed with ADHD, and selling memory improvement is a big business. Are the claims overheated?<p>In 2002, Torkel Klingberg, a psychologist at Sweden’s Karolinska Institute, published a study involving 14 children with attention deficit …

Convertirse en un genio por un golpe en la cabeza

Jason Padgett, antes y después del golpe que cambió su vida<p>Se llama "síndrome de savant adquirido" y, aunque el titular lo resume de una forma un …

¿Es verdad que el alcohol mata neuronas?

A pesar de lo difundida que está la idea, <b>el alcohol no mata neuronas</b> (el mito probablemente surgió a raíz de un estudio de 1990 donde Harper y Krill …

La creación de nuevas neuronas provoca la pérdida de antiguos recuerdos

Un equipo internacional de investigadores ha estudiado por qué es tan difícil rememorar algunos momentos del pasado, sobre todo de la infancia. Los …

Comparando nuestro cerebro con otras especies

La imagen que tiene sobre estas líneas (que aparecía ayer en la portada de Reddit) muestra la comparación entre un <b>cerebro humano</b> (izquierda) y el de</b> …

Libros que nos inspiran: ‘Pensar rápido, pensar despacio’ de Daniel Kahneman

Éste es el libro por antonomasia de la falta de fiabilidad del cerebro humano, que todos nuestros razonamientos están entrecruzados de sesgos, que …

This could explain why older adults can’t stay sleep

A loss of neurons in a part of the brain that serves as an on/off switch for sleep may explain why so many older adults suffer from insomnia.<p>“In many …

Neuroscience

Building Me: A Puzzlement

It's a puzzle — the deepest puzzle I know. The question is: What are we?<p>One answer, from physicist-novelist Alan Lightman, is we are stuff. Just stuff.<p>"Let me explain. A highly unpleasant idea, but one that has been accepted by scientists over the last couple of centuries, is that we human beings, …

[Thomas Scientific]

The salaries made by those who work in "academics." [I fucking love science, Phd comics]

Well, technically, they had chemistry. #YUCK [The Awkward Yeti]

[Yotam Perel]

The biochemistry of our emotions. [ScienceDump]

How Scientists Listen to the Sun

There’s more to satellite data than meets the eye. Researchers have found a new way to listen to the sun’s magnetic field and pick out anomalous …

¿Ver porno encoge el cerebro?

Un estudio científico publicado hace un mes en JAMA Psychiatry analizaba la influencia del consumo de pornografía sobre el cerebro. Y por lo …

Tenga éxito escribiendo y viva de la literatura

<b>¿Pasa el día con la cabeza en las nubes?</b> ¿Siente la inquietante necesidad de escuchar atentamente las conversaciones ajenas en busca de alguna …

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La Real Academia Española acaba de publicar "Al pie de la letra"

Título Tipo Duración Popularidad Fecha<p><i>Nuevo</i> Telediario 2 en 4' - 20/04/18 Fragmento 3:08 <i>8%</i> ayer<p>Telediario 2 en 4' - 20/04/18 ayer Este hombre ha …