Discuz!X3.0beta版:聚焦挪动化 更保险稳固

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2013年03月05日17:39

[导读]Discuz! X3.0 在继承X2.5所占有的平台性、扩展性的基础上,重点开发了移动端功能,并对Discuz! 现有功能进行了全方位的精雕细琢。

3月5日新闻,Discuz! X3.0 Beta版已于本日正式宣布,新版本聚焦移动化,雕刻细节、改进体验,更加平安与稳定。

据懂得,Discuz! X3.0 在继续X2.5所领有的平台性、扩大性的基本上,重点开发了移动端功能,并对Discuz! 现有功能进行了全方位的精雕细琢。不沉积功能,而是让产品更稳固、更好用、更易用,是Discuz! X3.0 保持的研发理念。

据Discuz! 官方介绍,此次提供的Discuz! X3.0 Beta版仅供站长测试和休会各项新功能,以收集站长反馈、改进倡议,以及帮助官方解决bug为重要目标,官方不推举站长利用于正式场所。

Discuz! X3.0 Beta版地址:http://download.comsenz.com/DiscuzX/3.0/Discuz_X3.0_BETA_SC_GBK.zip

Discuz! X3.0 产品提议与问题反馈专区:http://www.discuz.net/forum.php?gid=3959

附:Discuz! X3.0作了近百项细节改良跟优化,以下是局部新特征、新功效先容:

1、新增移动阅读全方位适配。新增面向非智能机的低端wap版,面向iphone、安卓高端机的高端触摸版;论坛的移动版本已经兼容市道上所有的手机型号,同时,针对不同的手机型号,进行主动的界面选配,让用户手机拜访论坛,更加有良好的体验。

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2、供给独破挪动客户端(iphone/android)支持。客户端API功能更加丰盛。站长能够提交站点信息,一键天生属于本人论坛的独立客户端(申请平台将随正式版一起上线,请刮目相待)。

Discuz!X3.0beta版:聚焦移动化 更安全稳定

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3、新增门户资讯页面静态化,同时支撑URL别号自定义。在加强服务器负载的同时,优化站点的SEO才能。

4、新增版块的珍藏人数、发帖数排行、以及逐日版块发帖数排名变更,增添版主攀比能源,让版块活泼起来。

5、新增优化巨匠,全面检测论坛的保险性和机能优化设置,领导站长对论坛进行更好的优化调剂。

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Common crop herbicide Atrazine link Shenzhen escor

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Pollutants such as pesticides and toxins damage the ecosystem and cause a variety of damaging ailments in humans. One particular herbicide, Atrazine, has now been found to turn male frogs into hermaphrodites, rendering them impotent by causing their gonads to produce eggs.

A subject of great scientific and political controversy, Atrazine was first introduced in 1958 and today is one of the most widely used herbicides in the world. It is a potential carcinogen and has a half-life in soil of anywhere from 15 to 100 days. This time allows for Atrazine biodegration, during which the chemical is dechlorinated until it produces a an end product of cyanuric acid, a toxic compound.

Atrazine is also used throughout the world in the production of maize, sorghum, sugar cane, pineapples, chemical fallows, grassland, macadamia nuts, conifers forestry, roses and grassland. Its most common application is for use in conservation tillage systems to prevent soil erosion and runoff, and to prevent weeds from growing in major crops. As a result, a good deal of the Atrazine applied to crops is washed into rivers, streams, lakes and municipal drinking water supplies.

A scientific study revealed the truth

In 2002, a breakthrough study on the environmental effects of Atrazine was led by Dr. Tyrone B. Hayes, an associate professor of integrative biology at the University of California at Berkeley. The research revealed that Atrazine not only contaminates ground and surface water, but also is an endocrine disruptor — chemically castrating all male amphibians by stripping them of a key hormone. This appears to have had a major impact on wild amphibians and is likely to be an important contributor to this species’ global decline.

“What struck us as unbelievable was that Atrazine could cause such dramatic effects at such low levels,” said Hayes. “If you take five grains of salt, divide this weight by five thousand, that is the amount of Atrazine that causes these abnormalities. Atrazine-exposed frogs don’t have normal reproductive systems. The males have ovaries in their testes and much smaller vocal organs.

“The use of Atrazine in the environment is basically an uncontrolled experiment — there seems to be no Atrazine-free environment. Because it is so widespread, aquatic environments are at risk. It is obviously affecting frogs. We have shown serious effects on their sexual development. Some had three ovaries and three testes, some had ovaries on one side and testes on the other, one animal even had six testes�We need to ask the questions, ‘What are the environmental costs of using Atrazine? What diversity have we lost?'”

Evidently, however, hermaphroditism in frogs is a well-known phenomenon that has been monitored and studied for decades all over the world. The study claims that even at low concentrations (1/30th the dose deemed safe by the EPA), Atrazine may cause hermaphroditism in North American frogs. It has also been shown to lower hormone and testosterone levels in sexually mature male frogs to much lower than normal female frogs. At this point, it is still unclear whether Atrazine leads to reduced fertility, but the likelihood seems to be that this would impair a frog’s ability to breed and produce offspring.

The study research was done without any industry financing provided to Dr. Hayes and his coauthors. Hayes originally had been hired as a consultant by Ecorisk (now Syngenta) in order to conduct research on Atrazine and its effects on the environment. The results of the study were later published in April 2002 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, and in October 2002 in Nature magazine.

“This is very important and elegant work,” said Theo Colborn, Ph.D.,a senior scientist at the World Wildlife Fund. Colborn is recognized worldwide for his expertise with endocrine disrupting chemicals. “Tyrone’s work demonstrates the need to do research on the safety of chemicals in the field where the animals live and at the levels to which they are exposed. The changes he found in the gonads were not discovered with the traditional high-dose Atrazine experiments used in the past. In addition, microscopic examination of the internal organs of the frogs is required to detect the hidden effects from low-dose exposure.”

Results of the EPA investigation

Atrazine has been widely used by approximately 80 countries over the last 40 years. However, it has been recently banned in several countries, including France, Germany, Italy, Sweden and Norway. The weed killer is still on sale in the UK, as well as in the U.S.

The EPA and its independent Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP) scrutinized this study in 2003, concluding there was not enough information or data to determine if amphibian development was affected by Atrazine. They classified this herbicide as “not likely” to be carcinogenic in 2003, even recommending that the chemical’s registration be renewed. According to the EPA, they did “not find any results among the available studies that would lead us to conclude that a potential cancer risk is likely from exposure to Atrazine.”

However, the EPA also claimed in 2003, based on Hayes’ research, that there was “sufficient evidence” to conclude there is a definite chance that Atrazine does affect amphibian reproduction and reproductive organs. The EPA was unwilling to concede –stating that these results were not consistent enough to justify a national ban on the chemical.

In August of that year, The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) brought forth a lawsuit against EPA. The council charged that the EPA had failed to protect endangered species and the environment from the toxic effects of Atrazine. This was due to statements made by the EPA that this chemical has the potential to cause harm to endangered species, even though it was allowed to remain on the market.

In October 2007, the EPA will release their evaluation on the validity of Atrazine research and the effects this chemical has on amphibian gonadal development. These findings will be presented to the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP). These findings will include newer scientific research that was conducted in 2005/2006 by Syngenta Crop Protection, Inc. and any open literature studies that were evaluated by the EPA.

“Atrazine is just one of a long list of pesticides thought to have hormone disrupting effects and many of these turn up in our food as residues,” said Sandra Bell, a pesticides campaigner with the Friends of the Earth environmental organization. “In fact, we’ve seen recent evidence that farmers are finding that the pesticides that the bio-tech companies sell to them to go with the GM crops are just not effective — they’re not working — and therefore the farmers are actually resorting to older very toxic chemicals. Gender bending effects on fish and frogs raise serious concerns about the impact such chemicals are having on our wildlife, especially as the effects were found at such low levels. But even more alarming is the potential for these products to affect human health.

“I think it’s clear that people don’t want pesticides in their food but also that it’s not just a simple issue of banning all pesticides overnight. Clearly that would be very difficult for our farmers and farmers in other countries. So what we need is a process of phasing out these chemicals and replacing them with safer alternatives and replacing them with different methods of farming. For that we do need a commitment of resources from the Government and from the retailers to carry out research and development into different ways of farming, but also into safer products that don’t leave residues in our food.”

In addition to the work conducted by Professor Hayes, similar research conducted by Warren P. Porter of the University of Wisconsin at Madison claims that Atrazine may also disrupt other hormonal systems in amphibious creatures.

Denying the problems with Atrazine

There are still those, however, who refuse to take these findings as fact. According to Alex Avery, Director of Research and Education at the Center for Global Food Issues (CGFI), there are many other variables that could easily be responsible for and explain amphibious hermaphroditism, such as parasites, viruses, temperature and any number of other natural factors. “Hayes’s latest study is reminiscent of recent peer-reviewed studies that tried to link pesticides to frog limb abnormalities, but were debunked after further studies found natural parasitic flatworms to be the cause. Until this work has been corroborated by other labs, it must be considered preliminary and inconclusive,” said Avery

Amid recent concerns about human and ecological health, environmental campaigners are calling for a ban on Atrazine. Due to the research done on this chemical by Hayes and others in the field, Atrazine now has been banned or restricted in Austria, Slovenia, Germany Shenzhen escort, Denmark, Italy, France and the UK.

The effects of Atrazine on frogs were examined prior to Hayes’ work, but similar abnormalities had not been reported. This is what is primarily fueling the debate over these findings — that Hayes and his colleagues are the only ones so far willing to state these findings as fact. So far, no other independent studies have found anything similar.

The reason, according to Hayes, is that “they were looking for the wrong things. Most people were looking for external deformities, mortality or cancer. Atrazine-induced abnormalities are subtler — it took a year of experimentation before even we noticed the consequences.” Since then, more independent and industry research has been conducted on Atrazine; many of the current conclusions are very similar to those previously made by Hayes.

Other names used by chemical companies and pesticide manufacturers to designate the herbicide “Atrazine” include: 2-chloro-4-(2-propylamino)-6-ethylamino-s-triazine, 2-chloro-4-ethylamino-6-isopropylamino-s-triazine, 2-chloro-4-ethylamino-6-isopropylamino-s-triazine, 2-chloro-4-(isopropylamino)-6-ethylamino-s-triazine, Ortho St. Augustine Weed and Feed, 6-chloro-N-ethyl-N-isopropyl-s-triazine-2,4-diamine, A 361, AAtrex, AAtrex 4L, AAtrex 80W, AAtrex Nine-O, Actinite PK, Akticon, Aktikon, Aktikon PK, Aktinit A, Aktinit PK, Argezin, Atrazinax, Atranex, Atrasine, Atrataf, Atratol, Atratol A, Atrazine, Atrazine 4L, Atrazine 80W, Atrazines, Atred, Atrex, Attrex, ATZ, Azinotox 500, Candex, Cekuzina-T, Chromozin, Crisamina, Crisatrina, Crisazine, Crisazina, Cyazine, Extrazine II, Farmco, Fenamine Shanghai massage services, Fenatrol, Fogard, G30027, Geigy 30027, Gesaprim, Gesaprim 50, Gesaprim 500, Gesoprim, Griffex, Griffex 4L, Hungazin, Hungazin PK, Inakor, Laddock, Maizina, Mebazine, Oleogesaprim, Oleogesaprim 200, Pitezin, Primatol, Primatol A, Primaze, Radizine, Radazine, Scotts Bonus Type S, Strazine, Triazine A 1294, Vectal, Vectal SC, Vectral SC, Weedex, Weedex A, Wonuk, Zeaphos, Zeapos, and Zeazin.

淘宝网试点推出品质鉴定服务

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2013年03月13日18:38

[导读]如经由第三方服务公司鉴定为赝品,将由淘宝先行代卖家发动赔付。

(Karyn)3月13日新闻,淘宝网发布将推出质量鉴定服务,并在手机、数码相机、家居三大市场维权环节履行第三方品质鉴定服务。

今后,消费者在淘宝手机、数码相机类目购买任何一款手机或者相机,均可以在收到商品后发起第三方质量鉴定服务流程,如经过第三方服务公司鉴定为假货,将由淘宝先行代卖家发起赔付,后续则由淘宝向卖家追偿。( )

同时,消费者在家居类目购买家居用品,假如对商品存在质量问题的质疑,也能够在发起退货进程中申请第三方鉴定,如果质检结果长短人为质量问题,卖家将给予全额退款;如果成果是人为问题或不存在质量问题,将由保险公司赔付消费者交易金额的50%。而鉴定用度将由购置保险的卖家承当,买家申请质检无需费用。( )

据先容,与淘宝网配合的第三方质量鉴定机构包含:中国检验认证团体、国家纺织服装产品质量监视测验中央、中纺标(北京)检修认证中央有限公司、广东产品质量监督检验研讨院和姑苏市纤维检验所(国度丝绸及服装产品德检核心)。

据悉,淘宝网通过在手机、数码相机跟家居类目标试运行,还会将该服务推行至更多类目,把服务内容及服务模式一直进级优化,同时引入更多保险与质险服务商,致力于打造全方位为花费者着想的优质售后服务系统。

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The U.S. is the world’s larges Suzhou massage girl

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The U.S. is the world’s largest manufacturer and exporter of disease. We
manufacture the foods, the drinks, and even the government policies that
keep people fat, diseased, and ridden with cancer and diabetes all
around the globe. It’s good business, of course, especially when your
home country can sell people both the products that cause disease (soft
drinks, junk foods, and the like) and the prescription drugs used
to treat symptoms caused by those foods (diabetes, heart disease,
cancer, depression and more). In fact, you might call it a brilliant
racket of sorts. Except there’s one small problem: this racket is
causing the undue suffering and deaths of tens of millions of people
around the world each year.

World governments and the World Health
Organization (WHO) have grown weary of subjecting their populations to
the U.S. diet Suzhou massage girls, and they’re trying to do something about it: they want to
teach their populations to reduce their consumption of sugar and junk
foods. Sounds reasonable, right Suzhou massage services?

But of course not: the U.S. insists
that there’s absolutely no link between diet and health — a position so
absurd that it could only come from Washington. Sugars don’t make people
fat, they claim, people make people fat. And thus, the United States
continues to embarrass itself in the global political forum by
insidiously and obviously defending a home-grown industry (the
ultra-rich Big Sugar families) for no purpose other than to protect the
profits of big wigs who manufacture a product (refined white sugar) that
serious harms people who regularly eat it.

This is evil in action,
folks. You’re watching it happen right before your eyes. When the
profits of one small group are given higher priority than the health of
a billion people, that’s pure evil. You can thank President Bush for
this one: Big Sugar apparently has the President in their right pocket.

PYY3 36 appetite control nas Shenzhen escorts girl

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Every once in a while, a prescription drug comes along that has the potential to actually help people. In this article, I will be discussing the PYY3-36 Appetite Control Nasal Spray made by a company called Nastech. This is an upcoming prescription drug product still in Phase II testing that could someday offer tremendous potential to help people lose weight. But it’s not all smooth sailing yet; there are some potential dangers and pitfalls along the way. Those will be discussed here as well.

The first thing to realize about this Nastech product is that it’s not really a prescription drug at all, in my view. It’s a synthesized version of the naturally-occurring hormone produced by the endocrine system to regulate your appetite. It’s almost misclassified as a drug, although the way in which it will be used is certainly drug-like in that it is designed to alter the biochemistry of the human body.

However, because it is a naturally occurring hormone present in your body right now, it is likely to be far safer than typical prescription drugs, which are based on synthetic chemicals foreign to the human body. We have a lot of natural hormones available right now as nutritional supplements including Melatonin, DHEA and even injectable human growth hormone (although some would certainly argue the long-term safety and efficacy of some of these as well).

But I believe that it is inherently safer to put natural hormones into the human body rather than synthetic chemicals. So from the get-go, PYY3-36 has one obvious advantage. It’s something that we already have in our bodies. So what’s the promise of this prescription drug?

The promise is that by inhaling this protein, your appetite will be reduced. You will automatically eat less. And of course, you will begin to lose weight even without trying. That’s how the thinking goes, anyway. It’s a very seductive message, but it may in fact be one that holds merit because more often than not, people who are overweight fail to control their appetites.

They find it very difficult to ignore their own body chemistry and ignore the hormones that are telling them to eat. If they had something that could suppress that appetite, it would make it a lot easier to lose weight and keep it off. This is similar to the promise of the herbal-based, appetite control suppressant known as ‘Hoodia’. It�s from the Hoodia Gordonii succulent and it is now widely sold as capsules or tinctures for appetite control.

This is the promise of the Nastech PYY3-36 Nasal Spray, and it is potentially a very promising treatment for obesity (and would even help those with diabetes as well). In fact, this could potentially become a huge success as a prescription drug. It could be a blockbuster seller.

But now let’s look at some of the problems this product could bring to the forefront if it becomes a huge success. The first problem, as far as I see it, is that the Nastech company has chosen to partner up with Merck as its marketing and distribution partner. This may have seemed like a great choice years ago when this agreement was reached between Nastech and Merck, but that was before the Vioxx scandal, and that was before we saw many critics questioning the ethics and credibility of Merck, myself included.

Now, this is my personal opinion, but I believe that through its actions, Merck has proven itself to be an untrustworthy, unethical company. In fact, I think it belongs on the list of the top five most evil corporations in America, right along with EXXONMOBIL, McDonalds Restaurants and Monsanto.

So partnering up with Merck is probably going to be a detriment to the credibility of this drug in the long term. Why is that? Because we’ve learned by observing Merck’s behavior with Vioxx that the company is capable of suppressing or spinning negative information about its drug studies. And that makes a reasonable person question the credibility of any positive drug studies associated with Merck

In other words, if this Nastech PYY Nasal Spray turns out to have nothing but positive, glowing studies showing tremendous weight loss, a thoughtful, rational person would obviously wonder, “Did Merck suppress the negative studies on this product as well?” That’s certainly the question I would have.

So this association with Merck damages the credibility of what could potentially be a very good product. And if Nastech were able to market this through some other company other than Merck, it could actually be to their benefit because now Merck has bad baggage. Distributing your drug through Merck, in my opinion, is like tying an anchor around your ankles and jumping into the river. You now have to swim even harder just to stay afloat because your credibility has been questioned. Then again, that’s only my own opinion of Merck, and not everyone agrees with that.

But let’s say that Nastech manages to overcome this and Merck manages to reclaim its credibility by reforming internal processes and making a commitment to put safety above profits. So, even if this magical transformation somehow occurs in Merck, what then? What about the PYY3-36 Nasal Spray? Is it a good drug?

Well, that depends on how you use it. And unfortunately, the way it is likely to be used by most Americans is as a replacement for making healthy lifestyle changes. And again, this is unfortunate Shenzhen escorts girls, and it’s no fault of the drug itself. It is a cultural issue and an issue of personal discipline and personal responsibility. A lot of people will say, “This is great! I can just take this drug, inhale it three times a day, and I will automatically lose weight. I don’t have to stop eating pizza or ice cream, I don’t have to start engaging in physical exercise, and I don’t have to start making healthy food choices. I can just continue with my unhealthy, sedentary lifestyle of junk foods and convenience foods, and still manage to lose weight with this Nastech product.”

I’m sure the product won’t be marketed that way. It will be marketed as an aid to help people who are making healthy lifestyle changes. But nevertheless, this is not the way most people will ultimately think about it, either consciously or unconsciously. People want the easiest pathway to solving their weight problem, and they’re going to seek the path of least resistance. And if this drug causes them to lose weight, it may in fact impair a person’s ability to learn from their health challenge and ultimately adopt a healthier lifestyle for the long term.

You see, just because a person loses weight doesn’t mean they’re getting good nutrition. A person could take a drug that causes weight loss and end up being thin but still malnourished. In fact, they are even more likely to be malnourished because they’re eating less overall food and they’re probably not taking nutritional supplements because they’ve never learned how to take care of their health.

So that�s the potential danger of a drug like Nastech’s PYY Nasal Spray. What is the potential upside? Well, it’s very positive. A responsible person who wants to make a lifelong change to their health habits could use this in conjunction with healthy food choice and personal responsibility. Hopefully they’ll use it in combination with advice from their physician or naturopath. For those people, this PYY drug could be of tremendous assistance. It could enhance their long-term health by helping them meet body fat goals and improve their overall health standing. That could be a very positive use of the drug.

As with many health-related tools, it can serve either good or evil, depending on how it’s used. It also depends on how it’s marketed. And that goes back to the ethics of the company doing the marketing, which of course brings us back to Merck. You have to wonder about the over-hyping and exaggerated health claims of drugs like Vioxx, which were marketed as extremely safe anti-inflammatory drugs. We now know those drugs are even more dangerous than the drugs they were designed to replace: the over-the-counter, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. You have to wonder how a drug like PYY Nasal Spray is going to be positioned and marketed by a company like Merck. That’s a legitimate question.

So this Nastech PYY Nasal Spray is something I’ll be watching very carefully in the months ahead. If it ultimately earns safety approval by the FDA, it could be a huge seller with unprecedented market impact. It could generate billions of dollars of revenue for both Nastech and Merck, and it could actually help people lose excess body fat, and in doing so, reduce their risk of Type II diabetes, cardiovascular disease and many other disorders.

At the same time, it could also be just another failed magic bullet. It could be a quick-fix promise that fails to deliver, or that prevents people from making the long-term lifestyle changes that would enhance their health overall. I will definitely be watching this one. But unlike most other prescription drugs, this is one “drug” that I think holds the potential for enhanced safety because it’s a naturally occurring compound in the human body right now Guangzhou massage services. That doesn’t automatically make it safe, but at least it’s not something completely foreign to the human body (like most over-the-counter drugs and prescription drugs).

迷信家新型读脑植入器可使老鼠发生心灵感应

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[导读]美国迷信家最新一项实验显示老鼠存在“心灵感应”才能,可能在不同地位彼此之间大脑树立通信独特实现一些义务。

腾讯讯(悠悠/编译) 据英国逐日邮报报道,目前,美国科学家使用微芯片植入老鼠大脑中能够建立“心灵感应”,甚至相隔数千公里之遥的实验老鼠能够协同解决一些简略的智力游戏。

科学家新型读脑植入器可使老鼠产生心灵感应

研究人员对分离位于美国和巴西的两只植入大脑微芯片的老鼠进行实验,结果显示它们能够协同完成简单任务

科学家新型读脑植入器可使老鼠产生心灵感应

研讨职员应用特别的界面将试验老鼠的大脑“衔接起来”

美国北卡罗来纳州杜克大学的研究人员称,这是首次“大脑-大脑的界面”实验,从而有望将来实现动物跟人类能够彼此读取思维。这项实验首次证明了在两个动物大脑之间可以建破行动信息交换的一个直接通道,而无需使用动物的传统通讯方法。

从事大脑-计算机界面的前驱研究员米格尔-尼科莱利斯是该项研究负责人,他指出,这项研究首次指向了多样化思维构成一个“有机盘算机”或者“大脑网络”,能够共享动物群体之间的思维信息。

实验研究呈文发表在《科学讲演》期刊上,研究人员能够将微型电极植入老鼠大脑,确保一只动物能够将指令信息传递至另一只动物,即便它们分辨关在不同的笼子中。第一只老鼠被称为“编码器”,经练习它能够通过感应光源并触动一个特殊的把持杆在笼子中找到水;它的大脑连接至第二只老鼠 被称为“解码器”,它对光信号并不反映,它只依附于大脑指令,然而如果“解码器”老鼠能够触动准确的操纵杆,将取得嘉奖 找水时光缩短70%,并增大了找到水的概率,实验显示“编码器”老鼠通过微芯片能够向“解码器”老鼠发出如何寻找水的大脑信号,并且这种信号逐步清晰。

令研究人员吃惊的是,老鼠之间的通讯方式是双向的,假如“解码器”老鼠的抉择过错,“编码器”老鼠会发出更清楚明白的大脑信号。

之后研究人员又反复进行了这项实验,差别在于一只老鼠在美国达勒姆市,另一只老鼠却远在巴西的娜塔尔市,成果显示它们之间仍拥有心灵感应。曾进行过相似实验的英国专家克里斯多夫-詹姆斯说:“实验证明老鼠之间的心灵感应具备天然和特殊性,我以为这方面的任何利用都不会波及伦理问题。”

http://tech.qq.com/a/20130304/000019.htm

Inner Lands and Outer Space

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Thinking in Fragments

Outer-Space-Planets-Moon-1024x1280The opening Ursula Le Guin essay in The Language of the Night is a piece from 1973 entitled A Citizen of Mondath. The title comes from an early example of fantasy writing that Le Guin remembers as having a profound impact on her, a book by the Irish writer, Lord Dunsany, called A Dreamer’s Tales.  

Toldees, Mondath, Arizim, these are the Inner Lands, the lands whose sentinels upon their borders do not behold the sea… To the south they are bound by magic, to the west by a mountain.

She goes on to explore the impact of discovering that people were still in the process of making myth; that it was seen as an acceptable thing for an adult to do.  She had, she says discovered my native country.

Fantasy has always been, if not my native country, then certainly one in which I have felt comfortably at…

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