Marijuana Compound Found Superior To Drugs For Alzheimer's Could the active ingredient in marijuana, responsible for its characteristic "high," help turn the tide against the accelerating Alzheimer's epidemic? A remarkable study published in the journal Molecular Pharmacology in 2006, found that this long vilified plant contains a compound with not one, but two therapeutic properties ideal for addressing both the surface symptom (memory problems) and root cause (brain plaque) of Alzheimer's disease. This is an ironic finding, considering that the prevailing stereotype is that using marijuana "fries" the brain, leading to debilitating memory issues. Researchers discovered that the psychoactive component of marijuana, Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), both "competitively inhibits the enzyme acetylcholinesterase (AChE) as well as prevents AChE-induced amyloid β-peptide (Aβ) aggregation." On the first account, THC's ability to inhibit the AChE enzyme, is not unlike the mechanism of action behind most Alzheimer's drugs on the market today. Related:
Mars et Avril (2012 Economist Caution: Prepare For 'Massive Wealth Destruction' Take immediate steps to protect your wealth . . . NOW! That’s exactly what many well-respected economists, billionaires, and noted authors are telling you to do — experts such as Marc Faber, Peter Schiff, Donald Trump, and Robert Wiedemer. According to them, we are on the verge of another recession, and this one will be far worse than what we experienced during the last financial crisis. Marc Faber, the noted Swiss economist and investor, has voiced his concerns for the U.S. economy numerous times during recent media appearances, stating, “I think somewhere down the line we will have a massive wealth destruction. I would say that well-to-do people may lose up to 50 percent of their total wealth.” When he was asked what sort of odds he put on a global recession happening, the economist famous for his ominous predictions quickly answered . . . “100 percent.” Faber’s pessimism is matched by well-respected economist and investor Peter Schiff, the CEO of Euro Pacific Capital. © 2013 Moneynews.
THIS LAND IS MINE. Brilliant Animation about the wars in the land called Israel. 1 Corinthians 10:26 For "the earth is the LORD's, and everything in it." It's all God's land. When he evicted the amorites and gave the land to Israel ever since then Satan has tried to control that land because it is the land of God's people, Where God dwelled among his people first in the tabernacle then in solomon's temple, then in Herod's temple and will dwell among his people to come for all generations. It's a spiritual battle for control of the holiest spot on earth. Satan wants it to stop his judgement and control the earth and eliminate God's people. Psalm 47 1Come, everyone! Shout to God with joyful praise! 2For the Lord Most High is awesome. He is the great King of all the earth. 3He subdues the nations before us, putting our enemies beneath our feet. 4He chose the Promised Land as our inheritance, the proud possession of Jacob’s descendants, whom he loves. Interlude 5God has ascended with a mighty shout. The Lord has ascended with trumpets blaring. 6Sing praises to God, sing praises;
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PT 1/3 Jimi Hendrix the Uncut Story (1942-1961) Those looking for historical details, insights, and heartfelt testimonials from family, friends, music industry royalty, and fellow musicians will be greatly satisfied with Jimi Hendrix: The Uncut Story. One would obviously expect a documentary spanning Hendrix’s life and career to include the most important facet of the man: his music and him performing that music live. However, The Uncut Story has none of Hendrix’s original music. There are loads of great clips of Hendrix’s performances, and lots of photos and stock video footage, but none of them are set to Hendrix’s music. The content and attention to detail is exceptional. Alternatives to Capitalism: The Next System Project The current issue of The Good Society, the long-running journal of the Committee on the Political Economy of the Good Society (PEGS), is devoted in its entirety to “Alternatives to Capitalism,” a symposium built around my essay (with Steve Dubb) on “The Possibility of a Pluralist Commonwealth and a Community-Sustaining Economy”. The essay also serves as an important foundational document for a new Democracy Collaborative venture, The Next System Project, a multi-year initiative aimed at developing the carefully researched and comprehensive proposals required to deal with the systemic challenges—environmental, economic, social and political—the United States faces. It hopes thereby to help stimulate a broad national dialogue on longer term political economic directions. The Next System Project will bring together leading thinkers, activists and practitioners and will use up-to-date research and understanding to place ‘the system question’ on the map.
On Piracy And The Future Of Media Each day, millions of youths from Canada and around the world download music and movies off of the Internet. This epidemic of unauthorized downloading has been cited by the record and film industries as being the prime cause for billions in losses. Politicians have come under tremendous pressure to pass legislation on the issue. But despite all the media frenzy on the piracy crackdowns, there's been very little attention to the topic itself. At the very best, news reporters regurgitated the contents of an industry press release. There was nothing of substance, which is where this documentary fits in: we wanted to cover the issue in-depth. We interviewed industry execs, copyright lawyers, pirates, consumers, artists, and everyone we could think of - and made you this film. This documentary is available for preview only - .
Perfecting digital imaging Cambridge, Mass. - July 22, 2013 - Computer graphics and digital video lag behind reality; despite advances, the best software and video cameras still cannot seem to get computer-generated images and digital film to look exactly the way our eyes expect them to. But Hanspeter Pfister and Todd Zickler, computer science faculty at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS), are working to narrow the gap between ‘virtual’ and ‘real’ by asking a common question: how do we see what we see? Between them, Pfister and Zickler are presenting three papers this week at SIGGRAPH 2013, the 40th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques. Realistic soap One project led by Zickler, the William and Ami Kuan Danoff Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, tries to find better ways to mimic the appearance of a translucent object, such as a bar of soap. Adaptive displays Vivid color
Announces Results of Epic Space-Time Experiment NASA Announces Results of Epic Space-Time Experiment May 4, 2011: Einstein was right again. There is a space-time vortex around Earth, and its shape precisely matches the predictions of Einstein's theory of gravity. Researchers confirmed these points at a press conference today at NASA headquarters where they announced the long-awaited results of Gravity Probe B (GP-B). "The space-time around Earth appears to be distorted just as general relativity predicts," says Stanford University physicist Francis Everitt, principal investigator of the Gravity Probe B mission. "This is an epic result," adds Clifford Will of Washington University in St. Time and space, according to Einstein's theories of relativity, are woven together, forming a four-dimensional fabric called "space-time." If Earth were stationary, that would be the end of the story. The idea behind the experiment is simple: In practice, the experiment is tremendously difficult. Pulling off the experiment was an exceptional challenge.
Scoperto potenziale trattamento per combattere l'ansia NEW YORK - E' stata scoperta una nuova potenziale strategia per trattare l'ansia. Punta sugli inibitori modificati chimicamente dell'enzima COX-2, capaci di attivare endocannabinoidi naturali nei topi, senza effetti collaterali gastrointestinali. Gli endocannabinoidi sono molecole naturali di segnalazione che attivano i recettori dei cannabinoidi nel cervello, gli stessi stimolati dalla marijuana, presenti anche nel sistema gastrointestinale e in altre parti del corpo e conosciuti per svolgere un ruolo importante nella modulazione dello stress e dell'ansia. Gli inibitori "substrato-selettivi" sono stati sviluppati da un team di ricercatori coordinato da Lawrence Marnett del Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology e riescono ad aumentare i livelli degli endocannabinoidi, senza effetti collaterali non solo gastrointestinali, ma anche cardiovascolari. - .Ora l'approccio utilizzato dal team di Vanderbilt è un modo molto potente per aiutare a progettare la prossima generazione di farmaci.
Terra Viva Verona: Giornata introduttiva all'Agricoltura Organica 7 settembre 2013 Presso Centro per la sperimentazione in vitivinicoltura e Az. Agr. Betteloni San Pietro in Cariano (VR) L’Agricoltura Organica è una disciplina teorico-pratica che combina pratiche colturali tradizionali con le moderne conoscenze tecnico-scientifiche; il suo obiettivo è individuare con gli agricoltori soluzioni pratiche per la produzione di alimenti sani e di qualità. La giornata sarà tenuta dall'agronomo e ricercatore colombiano Jairo Restrepo Rivera.Programma del corso- 8.30 Ritrovo presso il Centro Sperimentale di San Floriano, registrazione e iscrizione - 9.00 Introduzione ai principi dell'agricoltura organica - 13.00 Trasferimento e pranzo all'az. agr.