Tj Rivera

61 Added | 4 Magazines | 13 Following | 132 Followers | @tjrivera | Keep up with Tj Rivera 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 “Tj Rivera”

Do you think the Galaxy S 4 line (GS4, GS4 Mini, GS4 Active, GS4 Zoom, GE GS4) should have been released together? http://www.phonedog.com/2013/06/08/the-galaxy-s-4-line-should-have-been-released-as-a-suite-not-separately/

Brain fitness can include playing training games on computers

In decades past, if someone mentioned the word "fitness," he or she was probably talking about calisthenic routines performed in a spandex body suit. Today, the term "fitness" is as likely to encompass the body as it is the mind.<p>More than simply memory, "brain fitness" refers to a diverse suite of …

The Brain

Chocolate on the Brain

The news keeps getting sweeter about dark chocolate and other cocoa products. Since we last reviewed the research, several studies have further …

UCSF and Duke University lead fight against antibiotic resistance - San Francisco Business Times

Jun 4, 2013, 10:59am PDT<p>The University of California, San Francisco and Duke University will lead a $62 million national project to fight antibiotic …

Log In or Sign Up to View

See posts, photos and more on Facebook.

Cinnamon may help prevent Alzheimer’s

Compounds in the spice shown to prevent “tangles” in brain cells that are typical of disease.<p>Cinnamon: Can the red-brown spice with the unmistakable fragrance and variety of uses offer an important benefit? The common baking spice might hold the key to delaying the onset of –– or warding off –– the …

WALL-E, meet EVA

‘Robo-doc’ navigates on its own, frees doctors to focus on the critically ill.<p>Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, the world’s first hospital to introduce a remote-presence robot into its neurological intensive-care unit in 2005, now welcomes the RP-VITA, the first robot able to navigate the hospital …

Scientists sequence genome of 'sacred lotus,' which likely holds anti-aging secrets

A team of 70 scientists from the U.S., China, Australia and Japan today reports having sequenced and annotated the genome of the "sacred lotus," …

Epilepsy Cured in Mice Using Brain Cells

Epilepsy that does not respond to drugs can be halted in adult mice by transplanting a specific type of cell into the brain, UC San Francisco …

p>DARPA, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, has awarded $6 million to a team of researchers to develop nanotechnology therapies for the treatment of traumatic brain injury and associated infections.</p

DARPA, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, has awarded $6 million to a team of researchers to develop nanotechnology therapies for …

Launch of antimalarial drug a triumph for UC Berkeley, synthetic biology

Twelve years after a breakthrough discovery in his UC Berkeley laboratory, professor of chemical engineering Jay Keasling is seeing his dream come …

related abnormal brain proteins in retired NFL players

(<i>For more video clips, visit http://bit.ly/XUGLFI</i>.)<p>Sports-related concussions and mild traumatic brain injuries have grabbed headlines in recent …

Laser Light Zaps Away Cocaine Addiction

Laser light delivered through fiberoptic cables directed at the prefrontal cortex<p>(shown here by their tracks) is used to modulate firing activity of …

Neurophilosophy

Birth Control, LASIK, Plastic Surgery, and Other Technologies Already Make Us Superhuman

If your ancestors could see you today, they might not recognize you as entirely human. Over the past century, medical and technological innovations …

Six Tips for Making the Leap to Meaningful Work

This essay is adapted from <i>How to Find Fulfilling Work</i> (Picador).<p>The idea of fulfilling work—a job that reflects our passions, talents, and values—is …

UC Berkeley

Gestures of Human and Ape Infants Are More Similar Than You Might Expect

The way a baby chimpanzee gestures to her mother resembles how a human infant interacts with its mother. Photo by Flickr user Rennett Stowe<p>Thirteen …

Biology

led study finds

<b>Irvine, Calif., May 31, 2013</b> — Circadian rhythms can boost the body’s ability to fight intestinal bacterial infections, UC Irvine researchers have …

Tick-Borne Lone Star Virus Identified through New Super-Fast Gene Sequencing

Lone Star tick, <i>Amblyomma americium</i><p>The tick-borne Lone Star virus has been conclusively identified as part of a family of other tick-borne viruses …

New medical, social strategies aim to keep high-risk youth free of HIV infection

Studies funded by UC’s California HIV/AIDS Research Program hope to curb HIV in the state by engaging people at high risk in innovative prevention efforts in their communities.<p>Last year, Grant Lindsey visited Oakland’s Downtown Youth Clinic for the first time, accompanying his partner who was being …

The Atlas of Dirt: Stalking the Planet’s DNA | WIRED

Three places where the Earth Microbiome Project<br>is mapping how small things shape big ecosystems:<p>The English Channel<p>By monitoring the balance of …

Did government scientists really create a secret quantum internet?

Quantum Mechanics

This fascinating experiment dramatically extended the lives of mice

Why Does Acne Still Exist?

It's not about bacteria; it's about our reactions to them.<p>Randy Son of Robert/Flickr<p>Treating acne is a $3 billion industry in the United States alone. That may be why there's not enormous incentive to develop a vaccine. Like the rest of medicine, though, the approach to acne is now becoming more …

The Dark Zebra - Hans Zimmer and Howard Scarr

Zebra

How to Fatten Up Your Synth Patches

Weekly email summary<p>Subscribe below and we’ll send you a weekly email summary of all new Music & Audio tutorials. Never miss out on learning about …

Synthesizers