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Exploring the Nature Pyramid | The Nature of Cities

Exploring the Nature Pyramid | The Nature of Cities | A Sense of the Ridiculous | Scoop.it

How much exposure to nature and outdoor natural environments is necessary, though, to ensure healthy child development and a healthy adult life? We don't know for sure but it might be that we need to start examining what is necessary. Are there such things as minimum daily requirements of nature? And what do we make of the different ways we experience nature and the different types of nature that we experience? Is there a good way to begin to think about this?


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Immune cells gobble up healthy but idle brain cells

Immune cells gobble up healthy but idle brain cells | A Sense of the Ridiculous | Scoop.it
Microglia destroy and eat under-used synapses in healthy brains – understanding how and why could help tackle neurodegenerative diseases...

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‘People Will Die’ - The End Of The NHS. Part 2: Buried By The BBC

‘People Will Die’ - The End Of The NHS. Part 2: Buried By The BBC | A Sense of the Ridiculous | Scoop.it

Every day, researcher Éoin Clarke runs a check on the number of parts of the NHS that have been 'carved up and offered to privateers that day. The sad news is that the NHS sell off is indeed accelerating.'

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Inviting Machines Into Our Bodies

Inviting Machines Into Our Bodies | A Sense of the Ridiculous | Scoop.it

In what amounts to a fairly shocking reminder of how quickly our technologies are advancing and how deeply our lives are being woven with networked computation, security researchers have recently reported successes in remotely compromising and controlling two different medical implant devices.

 

More on IMPLANTS: http://www.scoop.it/t/science-news?tag=implants

 

Source: http://goo.gl/Zcqq6


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The Great Outdoors Is Good for Allergies

The Great Outdoors Is Good for Allergies | A Sense of the Ridiculous | Scoop.it
Now there's another reason to get back to nature. A new study reveals that people who grow up in more rural environments are less likely to develop allergies. The reason may be that environments rich with species harbor more friendly microbes, which colonize our bodies and protect against inflammatory disorders.

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First Human Infected with a Computer Virus

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As if humans didn't have enough viruses to worry about, one British researcher has successfully infected himself with a computer virus.

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