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Genes associated with obesity or type 2 diabetes are chemically altered in human fat tissue in response to exercise

Genes associated with obesity or type 2 diabetes are chemically altered in human fat tissue in response to exercise | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
A study presented at this year's annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) shows that exercise can chemically alter the genes associated with obesity or type 2 diabetes (T2D) that are present in human adipose (fat)...
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MIT made a movie screen that brings 3D to all seats – without the glasses

MIT made a movie screen that brings 3D to all seats – without the glasses | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
The MIT Computers Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) set out to create a display that lets people see the 3D effect in a movie theater, from any seat in the house – no glasses required. Teaming up with Israel’s Weiszmann Institute of Science, CSAIL managed to put together a prototype called ‘Cinema 3D’ that uses a complex arrangement of lenses and mirrors to create a set number of parallax barriers (think of Venetian blinds that show a slightly different set of pixels to each of the viewer’s eyes to simulate depth) that can address every viewing angle in the theater based on seat locations.
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Los enemigos de la innovación

Los enemigos de la innovación | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
“No hay ninguna idea inteligente que pueda ganar aceptación general sin mezclarla antes con un poco de estupidez”. La frase es de Fernando Pessoa y toca un problema que las sociedades humanas afrontan desde que comenzaron a existir: la oposición a nuevas tecnologías que pueden cambiar el mundo.

Desde el café a la agricultura mecanizada, pasando por la electricidad, los refrigeradores o la música grabada, la historia está llena de ejemplos de cómo las sociedades humanas se han resistido a adoptar innovaciones sin las que hoy no podríamos entender el mundo.
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