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Το γονίδιο δεν είναι παντοκράτορας! - Real.gr

Το γονίδιο δεν είναι παντοκράτορας! - Real.gr | biosc&med | Scoop.it
Real.grΤο γονίδιο δεν είναι παντοκράτορας!Real.grΕνα επίτευγμα εφάμιλλο με την αποκωδικοποίηση του ανθρωπίνου γονιδιώματος ανακοινώθηκε την περασμένη εβδομάδα.
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Οι Νεάντερταλ μας χάρισαν τον... εθισμό στο κάπνισμα - Το Βήμα Online

Οι Νεάντερταλ μας χάρισαν τον... εθισμό στο κάπνισμα - Το Βήμα Online | biosc&med | Scoop.it
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Οι Νεάντερταλ μας χάρισαν τον... εθισμό στο κάπνισμαΓενετικές μελέτες αποκαλύπτουν επίσης ότι μας κληροδότησαν γονίδια που συνδέονται με αυτοάνοσες διαταραχές
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Η παρατήρηση του νάνου πλανήτη Makemake

Η παρατήρηση του νάνου πλανήτη Makemake | biosc&med | Scoop.it
Ο πέμπτος πλανήτης-νάνος του ηλιακού μας συστήματος «φωτογραφίζεται» για πρώτη φορά από τους επιστήμονες Οι περισσότεροι πιθανότατα δεν έχετε ακούσει τίποτε για αυτόν, όμως ο Μακεμάκε, εκτός από θε...

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Rosetta,philae,  Churyumov _  Gerasimenko και τώρα Μακεμακε.
Εντερπράιζ γίναμε :)

 

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Το παράδοξο της γάτας του Schrödinger (Ι)

Το παράδοξο της γάτας του Schrödinger (Ι) | biosc&med | Scoop.it
Πριν από λίγες μέρες, ακριβώς 126 χρόνια από την γέννηση του Erwin Schrödinger, η Google αφιέρωσε το λογότυπό της (doodle), στο παράδοξο της γάτας του Schrödinger. O Erwin Schrödinger μετά την διατ...

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Scientists shed light on how microRNAs repress protein synthesis

Scientists shed light on how microRNAs repress protein synthesis | biosc&med | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —Scientists from the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research have discovered how microRNAs repress translation of mRNAs. In a structure-function study published in Molecular Cell, they report different modes of recruitment of the CCR4-NOT complex to mRNAs targeted by microRNAs. ...
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A Genetic Atlas of Human Admixture History (covers an era of 4000 years).-Ο πρώτος διαδραστικός χάρτης της ανθρώπινης γενετικής ιστορίας (καλύπτει περίοδο 4.000 ετών).

A Genetic Atlas of Human Admixture History (covers an era of 4000 years).-Ο πρώτος διαδραστικός χάρτης της ανθρώπινης γενετικής ιστορίας (καλύπτει περίοδο 4.000 ετών). | biosc&med | Scoop.it
*English text>at the end of the article Τον πρώτο διαδραστικό χάρτη της ανθρώπινης γενετικής ιστορίας δημιούργησαν επιστήμονες, καταλήγοντας στο συμπέρασμα ότι το ανθρώπινο DNA «κουβαλά» ένα ολό...

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A Genetic Atlas of Human Admixture History (covers an era of 4000 years).-Ο πρώτος διαδραστικός χάρτης της ανθρώπινης γενετικής ιστορίας (καλύπτει περίοδο 4.000 ετών).

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5 Reasons Why ELearning is Awesome | LearnDash

5 Reasons Why ELearning is Awesome | LearnDash | biosc&med | Scoop.it

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TAFE speak

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Good reasons to use DE STEM resources.  Will put it in my paper.

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Ηλεκτρονικές ψηφιακές βιβλιοθήκες όλων των κατηγοριών σε όλο τον κόσμο - Ευκαιρία να σερφάρετε | AlfaVita - Εκπαιδευτικό Ενημερωτικό Δίκτυο

Ηλεκτρονικές ψηφιακές βιβλιοθήκες όλων των κατηγοριών σε όλο τον κόσμο - Ευκαιρία να σερφάρετε | AlfaVita - Εκπαιδευτικό Ενημερωτικό Δίκτυο | biosc&med | Scoop.it
Ενημερωθείτε από το εκπαιδευτικό δίκτυο της ΑλφαΒήτα!

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Most detailed picture ever of key part of hepatitis C

Most detailed picture ever of key part of hepatitis C | biosc&med | Scoop.it
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have determined the most detailed picture yet of a crucial part of the hepatitis C virus, which the virus uses to infect liver cells.
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Most detailed picture ever of key part of hepatitis C
This is the new picture of hepatitis C's E2 protein, which the virus uses to infect liver cells, will aid in the design of a vaccine against the disease. Credit: Christina Corbaci, The Scripps Research Institute.

Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2013-11-picture-key-hepatitis.html#jCp

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Public Lectures - Stephen Hawking: My Life in Physics

Public Lectures - Stephen Hawking: My Life in Physics | biosc&med | Scoop.it

Hawking has given many lectures to the general public. Below are some of the more recent public lectures. Included with these lectures is a Glossary of some of the terms used.

Into a Black Hole (2008): Is it possible to fall in a black hole, and come out in another universe? Can you escape from a black hole once you fall inside? What have we discovered about black holes?

The Origin of the Universe (2005): Why are we here? Where did we come from? The answer generally given was that humans were of comparatively recent origin, because it must have been obvious, even at early times, that the human race was improving in knowledge and technology. So it can't have been around that long, or it would have progressed even more.

Godel and the End of Physics (2002): How far can we go in our search for understanding and knowledge? Will we ever find a complete form of the laws of nature - a set of rules that in principle at least enable us to predict the future to an arbitrary accuracy, knowing the state of the universe at one time? A qualitative understanding of the laws has been the aim of philosophers and scientists, from Aristotle onwards.

Space and Time Warps (1999): In science fiction, space and time warps are a commonplace. They are used for rapid journeys around the galaxy, or for travel through time. But today's science fiction, is often tomorrow's science fact. So what are the chances for space and time warps?

Does God Play Dice (1999): Can predict the future, or is it arbitrary and random? In ancient times, the world must have seemed pretty arbitrary. Disasters such as floods or diseases must have seemed to happen without warning or apparent reason. Primitive people attributed such natural phenomena, to a pantheon of gods and goddesses, who behaved in a capricious and whimsical way. There was no way to predict what they would do, and the only hope was to win favour by gifts or actions.

The Beginning of Time (1996): Has time itself a beginning, and will it have an end? All the evidence seems to indicate, that the universe has not existed forever, but that it had a beginning, about 15 billion years ago. This is probably the most remarkable discovery of modern cosmology. Yet it is now taken for granted. We are not yet certain whether the universe will have an end.

Life in the Universe (1996): Speculations about how life has developed in the universe, and in particular, the development of intelligent life.


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Αρχαίος ιός των Νεάντερταλ εντοπίζεται στο DNA

Αρχαίος ιός των Νεάντερταλ εντοπίζεται στο DNA | biosc&med | Scoop.it
Ο Γκίκας Μαγιορκίνης του Τμήματος Ζωολογίας του πανεπιστημίου της Οξφόρδης και ο Ρόμπερτ Μπέλσοου της Σχολής Βιοϊατρικών Επιστημών του πανεπιστημίου του Πλίμουθ, που έκαναν τη σχετική δημοσίευση στο διεθνούς κύρους περι...

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Going from an analog world of medicine to a digital world of medicine

Going from an analog world of medicine to a digital world of medicine | biosc&med | Scoop.it
“We’re going from an analog world of medicine to a digital world of medicine,” he said. “It’s a highly disruptive change brought on by the exponentials of digital technology.”
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EUROPA - PRESS RELEASES - Press release - Η ελεύθερη πρόσβαση στις επιστημονικές δημοσιεύσεις αποτελεί πλέον γεγονός

EUROPA - PRESS RELEASES - Press release - Η ελεύθερη πρόσβαση στις επιστημονικές δημοσιεύσεις αποτελεί πλέον γεγονός | biosc&med | Scoop.it
European Commission - Press Release details page - Ευρωπαϊκή Επιτροπή Δελτίο Τύπου Βρυξέλλες, 21 Αυγούστου 2013 Την παγκόσμια τάση προς τη δωρεάν διάθεση των αποτελεσμάτων ερευνητικών έργων στους αναγνώστες, τη λεγόμενη «ανοιχτή πρόσβαση»,...

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The 20 biggest questions in science that still remain in 2013

The 20 biggest questions in science that still remain in 2013 | biosc&med | Scoop.it

From the nature of the universe (that's if there is only one) to the purpose of dreams, there are lots of things we still don't know – but we might do soon:

 

1 What is the universe made of?

2 How and where did life begin?

3 Are we alone in the universe?

4 What makes us human?

5 What defines consciousness?

6 Why do we dream?

7 Why is there stuff?

8 Are there other universes?

9 Where do we put all the carbon?

10 How do we get more energy from the sun?

11 What's so weird about prime numbers?

12 How do we beat bacteria?

13 Can computers keep getting faster?

14 Will we ever cure cancer?

15 How will robots advance?

16 What's at the bottom of the ocean?

17 What's at the bottom of a black hole?

18 Can we live forever?

19 How do we solve the population problem?

20 What is time?

 


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Adrian Rojas's comment, September 18, 2013 9:32 PM
What is the universe made of?
2 How and where did life begin?
3 Are we alone in the universe?
4 What makes us human?
5 What defines consciousness?
6 Why do we dream?
7 Why is there stuff?
8 Are there other universes?
9 Where do we put all the carbon?
10 How do we get more energy from the sun?
11 What's so weird about prime numbers?
12 How do we beat bacteria?
13 Can computers keep getting faster?
14 Will we ever cure cancer?
15 How will robots advance?
16 What's at the bottom of the ocean?
17 What's at the bottom of a black hole?
18 Can we live forever?
19 How do we solve the population problem?
20 What is time?
All these questions can be so easily answered because you should be able to answer all of these without hesitating. Like number 1 "what is the universe made of" umm hello seriously it's made of planets,stars, and gravity. I can understand number 2 because this question can be answered on what you believe in like Jesus made us, or we originate from monkeys. But number 8 is another one of those dumb questions "are there other universes" of course there is there's hundreds if billions of universes is just a galaxy.

I like this article because its interesting to know the questions other people have. And it gives a lot of explanations of why people don't know these answers to the questions. I also like the way it doesn't change subject at all like the other article I read and this one is non-fiction. But there I something I don't understand the first paragraph on this article says "questions we don't know the answers to but soon will, but I know most of these answers. So does that mean I'm like smarter or better than most people when it comes to science?
Gerome Tadeja's comment, October 5, 2013 11:51 AM
I thought that this article was interesting because I got to see some of the questions other people had.
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Βίντεο: ερευνητές ανίχνευσαν πιθανό σήμα από σκοτεινή ύλη

Βίντεο: ερευνητές ανίχνευσαν πιθανό σήμα από σκοτεινή ύλη | biosc&med | Scoop.it
(νεώτερη ενημέρωση 12-12-2014, προς το τέλος της ανάρτησης) Συνήθως όταν αναφερόμαστε στη σκοτεινή ύλη ένα πέπλο μυστηρίου καλύπτει τα διάφορα εξωτικά (και άγνωστα) σωματίδια που την αποτελούν. Tα ...

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Rapid interventions key to preventing worldwide Ebola outbreak

Rapid interventions key to preventing worldwide Ebola outbreak | biosc&med | Scoop.it

To avoid the spread of Ebola and far worse scenarios, quick and forceful implementation of control interventions are necessary, according to new research published today in the scientific journal Eurosurveillance.

 

Analyzing Ebola cases in Nigera, a country that has had success in containing the disease, researchers estimated the rate of fatality, transmission progression, proportion of health care workers infected and the impact of control interventions on the size of the epidemic.

 

The study's findings show that Ebola transmission is dramatically influenced by how rapidly control measures are put in place.

 

"Rapid and forceful control measures are necessary, as is demonstrated by the Nigerian success story," said Arizona State University's  Gerardo Chowell, senior author of the paper. "This is critically important for countries in the West African region that are not yet affected by the Ebola epidemic, as well as for countries in other regions of the world that risk importation of the disease."

 

The largest Ebola outbreak to date is ongoing in West Africa, with approximately 8,011 reported cases that include more than 3,857 deaths as of Oct. 5. However, just 20 Ebola cases have been reported in Nigeria, with no new cases reported since Sept.5.

 

Ebola transmission is dramatically influenced by how rapidly control measures are put in place, as researchers found that the projected effect of control interventions in Nigeria ranged from 15-106 cases when interventions are put in place on day 3; 20-178 cases when implemented on day 10; 23-282 cases on day 20; 60-666 cases on day 30; 39-1599 cases on day 40; and 93-2771 on day 50.

 

"There is brief window of time when a rapid and forceful intervention in terms of relentless contact tracing and isolation pays off handsomely and the transmission is effectively halted and the outbreak dies out," said co-author professor Lone Simonsen, of the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University in Washington D.C.

 

The person who was initially infected generated 12 secondary cases, in the first generation of the disease; five secondary cases were generated from those 12 in the second generation; and two secondary cases in the third generation, leading to a rough empirical estimate of the reproduction number according to disease generation declining from 12 during the first generation, to approximately 0.4 during the second and third disease generations. Recent estimates of the reproduction number for the ongoing Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone and Liberia range between 1.5 and 2 (two new cases for each single case), indicating that the outbreak is yet to be brought under control.

 


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Andrei Linde: The beginning of time

One of the men behind the 'Big Bang' theory discusses his vision of the universe and the role of science in society. So what does the universe really look li...

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Environmental change leaves its footprint in the epigenome

Environmental change leaves its footprint in the epigenome | biosc&med | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —Monozygotic twins look more similar when they are young than later in life. One of the reasons for this is epigenetic change in the form of chemical modifications of the DNA or its packaging proteins.
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Οδηγός - Υγεία: Πώς θα πάω στον γιατρό και πώς στο νοσοκομείο

Οδηγός - Υγεία: Πώς θα πάω στον γιατρό και πώς στο νοσοκομείο | biosc&med | Scoop.it

Ολες οι αλλαγές στην πρωτοβάθμια φροντίδα υγείας - Ο ρόλος του οικογενειακού γιατρού - Οι υποχρεωτικές προληπτικές εξετάσεις -Τι θα ισχύει για τους χρονίως πάσχοντες - Πώς λειτουργούν τα Κέντρα Υγείας Αστικού Τύπου - Τι θα κάνουν οι ανασφάλιστοι


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1. Εως σήμερα μπορούσα απευθείας να κλείσω ραντεβού και να επισκεφθώ είτε τον γιατρό του ΕΟΠΥΥ είτε να κλείσω ραντεβού σε συμβεβλημένο γιατρό του Ταμείου είτε να πάω σε μια εφημερία και ας είχα μικρό πρόβλημα. Επίσης, μπορούσα να κλείσω ραντεβού στα εξωτερικά ιατρεία νοσοκομείου. Τώρα τι θα πρέπει να κάνω;

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The Comprehensive Google Drive Guide for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The Comprehensive Google Drive Guide for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | biosc&med | Scoop.it

"Google Drive is one of the fundamental tools in our digital toolkits as teachers and educators. Whether you want to compose a document, create a presentation,  design a sheet, or share a beautiful drawing you made, Google Drive provides you with the tools to do that on any device and anywhere you are with an internet connection "


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"Google Drive is one of the fundamental tools in our digital toolkits as teachers and educators.

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PINTA BIEN

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Very Useful tool that can really aid in effective teaching and learning activites when used appropriately.

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A very helpful guide for an essential tool in providing virtual training. More on using Google for teaching purposes here: http://bitly.com/bundles/o_7g9dui3mug/d

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Ψηφιακή εποχή: οδηγίες χρήσεως

Ψηφιακή εποχή: οδηγίες χρήσεως | biosc&med | Scoop.it
Του Γιώργου Λαμπράκου Είναι αδύνατο να μιλήσουμε για τον άνθρωπο και τον πολιτισμό του χωρίς αναφορά στα

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tovima.gr - Διπλή γλώσσα μιλάει το DNA μας

tovima.gr - Διπλή γλώσσα μιλάει το DNA μας | biosc&med | Scoop.it
Εναν δεύτερο κώδικα που κρύβεται μέσα στο ανθρώπινο DNA υποστηρίζουν ότι ανακάλυψαν ερευνητές του Πανεπιστημίου της Ουάσινγκτον στο Σιατλ με επικεφαλ...
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Biomedicine – Google+ - RDFRS: A neuroscientist's radical theory of how networks…

Biomedicine – Google+ - RDFRS: A neuroscientist's radical theory of how networks… | biosc&med | Scoop.it
RDFRS: A neuroscientist's radical theory of how networks become conscious
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from one of my pages @ google+ (Biomedicine)

surse: http://www.richarddawkins.net/

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Ο ιός του έρπητα «μαρτυρεί» τις μετακινήσεις του ανθρώπινου είδους - Το Βήμα Online

Ο ιός του έρπητα «μαρτυρεί» τις μετακινήσεις του ανθρώπινου είδους - Το Βήμα Online | biosc&med | Scoop.it
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Ο ιός του έρπητα «μαρτυρεί» τις μετακινήσεις του ανθρώπινου είδους
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Οι έξι κλάδοι του ιού του επιχείλιου έρπητα HSV-1 σε σχέση με τις ανθρώπινες μετακινήσεις (Πηγή Aaron W.
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Όταν όλος ο κόσμος μετατρέπεται σε ψηφιακά δεδομένα

Όταν όλος ο κόσμος μετατρέπεται σε ψηφιακά δεδομένα | biosc&med | Scoop.it

....Τον 3ο αιώνα πριν από τη γέννηση του Χριστού, έλεγαν ότι η βιβλιοθήκη της Αλεξάνδρειας περιέκλειε στις αίθουσές της το σύνολο της ανθρώπινης γνώσης. Στις μέρες μας, ο όγκος των διαθέσιμων πληροφοριών είναι τόσο μεγάλος ώστε, αν τον μοιράζαμε εξίσου σε όλους τους Γήινους, καθένας θα λάμβανε μια ποσότητα δεδομένων τριακόσιες είκοσι φορές μεγαλύτερη από το σύνολο των περιεχομένων της αλεξανδρινής συλλογής....


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2η εκδήλωση προβολής Ιατρικού Τουρισμού & Υπηρεσιών Υγείας στη Ρωσία

2η εκδήλωση προβολής Ιατρικού Τουρισμού & Υπηρεσιών Υγείας στη Ρωσία | biosc&med | Scoop.it
Τις προσπάθειές τους για να εισέλθουν στη ρωσική αγορά...

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Το πολλά υποσχόμενο αυτό προϊόν του τουρισμού υγείας έχει τη δυνατότητα να κυριαρχήσει τα προσεχή έτη. Υπογραμμίζεται ότι το τμήμα της ρωσικής αγοράς που σχετίζεται με τον ιατρικό τουρισμό, απαριθμεί 300.000 περίπου τουρίστες, με μια ετήσια αύξηση της τάξης του 20%. Σύμφωνα με τις στατιστικές, επί του παρόντος, το 50% των Ρώσων που ταξιδεύουν εκτός της χώρας τους για ιατρικούς λόγους έχουν ως προορισμό το Ισραήλ. Στη Γερμανία, λόγω του αυξανόμενου ενδιαφέροντος για τις υπηρεσίες υγείας από τους Ρώσους ασθενείς, τα νοσοκομεία διαθέτουν πλέον ρωσόφωνο προσωπικό.