Jaime got into journalism because of his love for reading. Born and bred in Spain, now Amsterdam-based, he has lived in Romania and México. He writes about a wide range of subjects, including culture, travelling and popular science.
When the brain activates the network related to social tasks, it suppresses activity in the region associated to mechanical reasoning, according to researchers from Case Western Reserve University and Washington University in St Louis Medical School, in the US. This means that “empathetic and analytic thinking are, at least to some extent, mutually exclusive inREAD MORE
Some interesting data from this infographic: Walking 30 minutes/day, 5 days/week, along with moderate diet changes, can halve risk of Type 2 Diabetes; walking 3-5 hours/week reduces mortality by 50% in women with breast cancer. Click on the image to enlarge it. Source: Visual.lyREAD MORE
Researchers in Switzerland have found evidence to support the so-called “Tauredunum Event”, which is believed to have happened in AD 563 and involved a lake tsunami engulfing the shores of the Lake Léman. What’s worse is that these scientists, who published their findings in Nature Geoscience, believe that there chances that this event will happen again.READ MORE
“Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop” is an ongoing exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The pictures displayed show how people manipulated photographs in a more or less sophisticated way much before the invention of computers and Photoshop. [slideshow] Source: RetronautREAD MORE