Monday, December 13, 2010

Breakfast coffee and something sweet might become more astute

Breakfast coffee and something sweet might become more astute

One study concluded that consumption of caffeine and sugar in the morning, improves attention, learning and memory

May not seem very healthy, but it appears that the habit of breakfast, a coffee and a donut could make it more intelligent. How so? Well, according to a study published in Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental ", the combination of caffeine with glucose accelerates the brain and thus help increase attention and to improve memory .

The study, conducted in Barcelona, examined a group of 72 people, between 18 and 25 years old, according to . They were given doses of water, water with caffeine, glucose water or water containing caffeine and glucose. They were then subjected to a series of tests of attention, memory and manual dexterity.

What was found was that those who had drunk water with caffeine or glucose had a lower response time compared to those who had only drunk water. Moreover, those who had received all three substances showed an impressive level of attention, verbal learning and memory.

After this discovery, scientists hope to conduct further studies to investigate the effects of caffeine and glucose, alone or in combination, when taken in doses constant.

Lo último de China: un restaurante atendido por robots The latest from China: a restaurant run by robots

The latest from China: a restaurant run by robots

It is located in Jiang , in the province of Shandong, and can serve up to one hundred guests at a time

At the reception, making the hosts, two robots . Inside the room, six robots are the waiters and serving customers orderly. They work in pairs: one is responsible for serving drinks, another is dedicated to serving the small tables and the latter is designated to the table with greater capacity. So does the recently opened Restaurant Dalu Rebound in China.

"It seems that soon" hire "more robots since the owners expect the restaurant a success," says the website

To avoid troubles the robots with the tables, these are located in a circular pattern so that waiters can follow a route motorized accurate.

But if you thought the food was also prepared by robots, think again. Here you have people of flesh and bone working.

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