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Science

Science (from the Latin word scientia, meaning “knowledge”) is a systematic enterprise that builds and organizes knowledge in the form of testable explanations and predictions about the universe.

What is Epigenetics? Keys to Understanding the Concept

“The genetic code is the key piece of life, which in the case of humans stores the information that allows the body to develop among the nearly 20,000 genes that make up the genome. All the cells of the same body have the same DNA.”

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REM Sleep Phase: Why is It Fascinating?

Today, a large majority of the population knows or has heard about the concept of REM phase or REM sleep. We know that it is part of our dream and that, at least, it presents some differences in regards to the rest of the dream, non-REM.

Which Are the Parts of a Neuron?

Throughout this article we will discuss the different parts of the neurons, as well as their main characteristics and the functions that each of them possess and that make possible the transmission of information throughout the entire nervous system.

The Evolution of the Human Brain

Our brain is one of our most complex and important organs, as well as one of those that later on to finish developing (and that without taking into account that throughout our life we ​​do not stop creating synaptic connections).

Why do We Have to Bet for Nuclear Energy

Climate change is surpassing us. Nine of the ten hottest years that have been recorded have occurred during the last decade, and although records of this data begin in 1880, temperature reconstructions based on the plant and geological record suggest that these last years may have been the hottest for centuries or even millennia.