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10 películas de ciencia ficción que debes ver este 2018

<i>Pixabay</i><p>No fue hasta hace unos años que pasamos de ver tan solo teléfonos portátiles en la pantalla grande a verlos finalmente en nuestras manos. Y es …

15 of the best science podcasts that will make you smarter

Podcasts are more popular every year, which means there's a wealth of audio storytelling to listen to — and many options to choose from.<p>We're here to help.<p>Whether you need something to listen to on your commute or just want a brain-boost while you pick up around the house, you can always trust a …

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8 ways that drinking coffee is connected to better health and a longer life

Caffeine is the most commonly used psychoactive drug in the world — for good reason. It wakes us up, helps us stay on task, and provides an extra energy boost.<p>Most people in the Americas and Europe get our caffeine fix from coffee.<p>But people often worry that they should limit their coffee …

Coffee

Las más impresionantes imágenes que trae la NASA de nuestro planeta [FOTOS]

<i>Imagen referencial <br>Pixabay</i><p>Muchos reconocemos a la NASA como la agencia encargada de investigar y descubrir qué hay fuera de este planeta. Y lo ha …

Why you should avoid consuming vegetable oil at all costs

I, like billions around the world, got trapped in the con of vegetable oil. There was competition among oils, “oh canola is better than sunflower”, …

Tara Reed, la mujer que enseña cómo hacer aplicaciones para celular aunque no sepas programación

La primera empresa que creó Tara Reed fue <i>Kollecto</i>, una aplicación parecida a Netflix que hace recomendaciones personalizadas sobre obras artísticas a cada persona.<p>El algoritmo fue un éxito, pero lo que asombró a la industria tecnológica fue que Reed había construido la app y todo el sistema sin …

Here's what losing weight does to your body and brain

<i>This video was originally published on October 29, 2017.</i><p><i>Special thanks to John Gunstad, professor with the Department of Psychological Sciences at Kent State University, for speaking with us about his cutting-edge research on how losing weight affects brain function. Following is a transcript of</i> …

Kent State

'Detox' from overly processed foods: Why and how to cut back

<b>(CNN) —</b> If nutrition headlines catch your attention, you've probably heard the advice to eat more fresh, whole foods and consume fewer processed foods.<p>It sounds straightforward enough, and you may have chosen to abide by this "food rule." But like many topics in nutrition, the advice is not as …

Diabetes

Así es cómo el ayuno intermitente ayuda a quemar la grasa corporal

<i>Wikimedia Commons</i><p>Entre seis hasta dieciséis semanas de ayunos intermitentes, sin necesidad de controlar la ingesta de calorías, combate la obesidad y …

¿Te gustan las patatas fritas? Tenemos malas noticias para ti

Las patatas fritas son una delicia, y a menudo resultan incluso adictivas (tanto como la marihuana, de hecho). Pero el verdadero problema de las …

Lavar el pollo o la carne antes de cocinarlos no es necesario y puede ser contraproducente

Es muy probable que al igual que la mayoría de las personas, tú tengas la creencia de que lavar el pollo o la carne antes de cocinarlos es una …

Ofensiva contra la ciencia

El rechazo a las vacunas, el ataque a los transgénicos o la negación del cambio climático son la nueva versión del viejo ataque a la ciencia<p>Desde el …

El ARN no codificante regula la expresión de genes clave en la diabetes

Un equipo internacional de investigadores ha descrito cómo secuencias del ARN que no codifica para proteínas desempeñan un papel clave en la …

Ocho biomarcadores para evitar pruebas diagnósticas invasivas en Crohn

Científicos del Instituto de Investigación Vall d’Hebron (VHIR) han avanzado en el diagnóstico de la enfermedad de Crohn y el diseño de su …

Confirmado el papel de la quinasa S6K1 en la obesidad y el envejecimiento

Un estudio publicado esta semana en Nature refuerza la contribución de la quinasa S6K1 en la obesidad y el envejecimiento. Los resultados apuntan que …

New Evidence Suggests Parkinson's Might Start in The Gut, Not The Brain

We might have been wrong about Parkinson's this whole time.<p>A new study adds to a growing body of research that suggests we might have been thinking …

Neuroscience

How To Motivate People – 4 Steps Backed By Science

Employees, spouses, kids — what does it take to get people motivated so you don’t have to nag them?<p>Motivation is powerful. <b>It predicts success better</b> …

3 Rituals That Will Make You More Motivated

You know what you’re supposed to be doing… but you’ve come down with a really bad case of “<i>I-don’t-feel-like-it.</i>” You just don’t have any motivation. …

FAN Mallorca Shopping ultima su apertura con previsión de gran afluencia

FAN Mallorca Shopping ultima todos los detalles para su apertura al público <b>este jueves a partir de las 10.00 horas</b>. Los responsables del que será el …

15 common supplement ingredients that could make you seriously sick

From omega-3s to prenatal vitamins, supplements can provide major benefits. But a new analysis from Consumer Reports reveals many ingredients found in popular supplements could seriously compromise your health.<p>Unlike prescription drugs and OTC medicines like ibuprofen or aspirin, "supplements are …

Rethinking Heart Health

Think you know what makes for a healthy heart? Think again. New research and progressive practitioners are looking beyond cholesterol for …

23 uncommon gifts for the science-lover in your life

Or maybe you're one yourself who always gets stuck with unsophisticated gifts?<p>Good news! The science team at Tech Insider has compiled a 2015 gift guide for science-lovers by scouring the web for stuff we'd add to our own lists, plus some help from the science-themed products site GeekWrapped.<p>Keep …

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What Your Plate of Food Says About Your Personality

You'll never look at your food the same way.<p>Just like a fancily plated dish can speak volumes about a restaurant, the way you arrange a family-style meal on your plate can say a lot about you, according to Juliet Boghossian, a behavioral food scientist and Food-ology founder who has been examining …

Food

21 technology tipping points we will reach by 2030

Many emerging technologies that you hear about today will reach a tipping point by 2025, according to a recent report from The World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on the Future of Software & Society.<p>The council surveyed more than 800 executives and experts from the technology sector to …

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Is MSG as bad as it’s made out to be?

Monosodium glutamate is blamed for a range of nasty side effects. But is there evidence to back up these claims?<p>It used to be called ‘Chinese Restaurant Syndrome’: a collection of symptoms such as headache, nausea and a strange numbness that certain people seem to suffer after a meal of Chinese …

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16 Wikipedia Pages That Will Change The Way You See The Universe

Robot proteins, immortality, Martian rocks falling from the sky, catastrophic eruptions, and reverse evolution! What more could you ask for?

Pope Francis is scaring the hell out of conservatives. Here’s the real reason why

<b>(Reuters/Aristide Economopoulos)</b><p>It isn’t just that conservatives disagree with the pontiff’s politics. He threatens something even more fundamental<p>Edward L. Rubin<p>September 26, 2015 10:30am (UTC)<p>Republican legislators who attended Pope Francis’ address to Congress were apparently relieved that he …

Who Is The Master Of Your Microbial Domain?

Your microbiome may not be pulling all the strings<p>It’s become something of a catchphrase: bacteria outnumber us ten to one. That in itself is a bit of a misnomer as it’s only about three-to-one; your body has about 37 trillion cells while there are estimated to be about 100 trillion microbes. Even …

7 Keys To A Happy, Healthy Brain

Take care of your noggin and you'll be sharp as a tack at age 95!<p>Why are some people sharp as a tack at 95 years old, while others begin struggling with mental clarity in their 50s?<p>A lot of it has to do with genetics, but certain lifestyle factors also play an important role in how our brain ages. …

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