November, 2016

 

SODIUM AND YOUR HEALTH

  What is sodium to my body? Sodium is a mineral that’s essential for life. It’s regulated in the body by your kidneys, and it helps control your body’s fluid balance. It also helps send nerve impulses and affects muscle function. How does sodium affect my heart health? When there’s extra sodium in your bloodstream, it pulls water into your blood vessels, increasing the total amount (volume) of blood inside your blood vessels. With more blood flowing through your blood vessels, blood pressure increases. It’s like turning up the waterRead More

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The Salt Controversy Should You Put That Shaker Away

The Salt Controversy Should You Put That Shaker Away? By Cynthia Herrick , MD Salt (also known as sodium) is everywhere! Not limited to the salt shaker, it is already present or, more often, added into many food products we buy or prepare. So if salt is everywhere, why the concerns about salt? Let’s review what is known about salt and its effects on your health. Why Worry About Salt? Many people think salt is essential to the flavor of food. We crave salty foods because they taste good. Unfortunately,Read More

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21 THINGS THAT HAPPEN TO YOUR BODY WHEN YOU STOP EATING PROCESSED FOODS

Here’s what happens when you trade the fake food for the real deal. Everyone has heard the phrase “processed foods” by now, but many people don’t really know what life would be like without them. Here’s a hint: Your health, mood, and appearance will improve—dramatically! Processed foods are chemical-laden, addictive foods usually sold in jars, boxes, and bags, and armies of well-paid food scientists make it their missions to come up with recipes that appeal to your taste buds, even if it means causing havoc to your health. “These foods areRead More

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基辛格谈特朗普胜选:我原以为希拉里会赢

2016-11-11 11:55:00 来源: 环球时报-环球网(北京) (原标题:基辛格谈特朗普胜选:民众精英现断层 中俄必仔细斟酌应对) 【环球网报道 记者 王一】唐纳德·特朗普意外在美国大......


Five awkward photos of Trump meeting Obama

US Election 2016 When Donald Trump met President Barack Obama at the White House, their antipathy was barely concealed. Mr Trump has called the president the worst in history, while Mr Obama said the Republican was unfit for the office. The New York hotel developer, now president-elect, persistently questioned the birth legitimacy of the Hawaii-born president, and was publicly mocked for it by Mr Obama. The two men spoke for more than an hour in the Oval Office on Thursday and when they emerged, they tried to put their bitterRead More

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爱因斯坦都不敢想象,我们真的探测到引力波!

爱因斯坦都不敢想象,我们真的探测到引力波! 陈雁北(加州理工学院) 范锡龙(湖北第二师范学院) 知社学术圈特约作品,媒体转载,请联系授权 1915年,爱因斯坦发表广义相对论论文,革新了自牛顿以来......


林毅夫撰文回应张维迎指出的四个错误

林毅夫撰文回应张维迎指出的四个错误 2016-11-08 19:26:00 来源: 第一财经日报(上海) 林毅夫 基础科学的革命不受企业家精神影响,而是政府支持的科学家推动的,政府部门发挥了相当......


数学家聚首牛津尝试破解望月新一的神秘数学证明

数学家聚首牛津尝试破解望月新一的神秘数学证明 2015/12/21 Derived Image. Original Image Credit: Kanijoman 你为什么需要这则新闻 一批数学......


中国数学界扫地僧:当过服务生 蛰伏30年拿遍荣誉

中国数学界扫地僧:当过服务生 蛰伏30年拿遍荣誉 作者 大脸 2016-11-07 10:27:30 有这样一个华人数学家, 他解决了素数分布领域的“孪生素数猜想”,被认为可能超过数学家陈景润的......


Transistors: the fundamental IC

Transistors   by Chris Woodford. Last updated: September 9, 2016. Your brain contains around 100 billion cells called neurons—the tiny switches that let you think and remember things. Computers contain billions of miniature “brain cells” as well. They’re called transistors and they’re made from silicon, a chemical element commonly found in sand. Transistors have revolutionized electronics since they were first invented over half a century ago by John Bardeen, Walter Brattain, and William Shockley. But what are they—and how do they work? Photo: An insect with three legs? No, a typical transistor onRead More

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