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From the Body with the Body: Performing with a Genome-Based Musical Instrument

Francesco Rì, Raul Masu, Mauro Graziani, Marco Roncador
2018 EAI Endorsed Transactions on Creative Technologies  
sound events based on the genomic data of the performer.  ...  OBJECTIVES: We want to propose a new reflection on the relation between the body and musical instruments.  ...  Acknowledgment to ARDITI -Agência Regional para o Desenvolvimento e Tecnologia under the scope of the Project M1420-09-5369-FSE-000002 -PhD Studentship.  ... 
doi:10.4108/eai.13-7-2018.163993 fatcat:ve2nr3odibe5blmvngngfa3i6u

Incarnation, Posthumanism and Performative Anthropology: The Body of Technology and the Body of Christ

Michael S Burdett
2021 Christian Bioethics  
localized; (3) that the body is merely a tool, the original prosthesis we learn to manipulate and (4) that human life is organized such that it is seamless with intelligent machines.  ...  It seeks to relocate the interaction between the church and posthumanism to how the practices of posthumanism and Christianity perform the bodies, affections and dispositions of each.  ...  The Eucharistic performance of bodies reaffirms the integrity and materiality of bodies in communion with others and with God.  ... 
doi:10.1093/cb/cbab009 fatcat:kig6oe7ixvgklnyhcued6x6vuu

Transhumanism and Education: Embodied Learning in an Era of Altered Bodies

Michael Eisenberg
2018 International Conference of the Learning Sciences  
A common, if usually implicit, assumption in this work is that learners' bodies are more or less constant from one era to another: after all, human senses, limbs, physiology, and the basic parameters of  ...  This assumption, while historically reasonable, is likely to need reconsideration in the near future, as a variety of "transhumanist" technologies (enhanced senses, bodies, and internalized interfaces  ...  Acknowledgments This work has been funded in part by the National Science Foundation under grant 1736051.  ... 
dblp:conf/icls/Eisenberg18 fatcat:chfo2pc2cnfbzi2fdnmddf3zv4

Mind-body therapies: evidence and implications in advanced oncology practice

Kelley D Mayden
2012 Journal of the Advanced Practitioner in Oncology  
The aim of this article is to acquaint the reader with common mind-body modalities (meditation/mindfulness-based stress reduction, relaxation therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, hypnosis, biofeedback  ...  Today, researchers are showing a renewed interest in the interactions of the mind and body and the role these interactions play in disease formation and recovery.  ...  It was believed that music was allied with the intricacies of the body and mind and therapeutic in and of itself.  ... 
pmid:25031967 pmcid:PMC4093363 fatcat:rap4bkyvgvcnjpzshdr3g6ec7u

Hox genes pattern the primary body axis of an anthozoan cnidarian prior to gastrulation [article]

Timothy Q. DuBuc, Thomas B. Stephenson, Amber N. Rock, Mark Q. Martindale
2017 bioRxiv   pre-print
In the absence of a conserved set of Hox genes among other early branching animal clades, cnidarians provide the best opportunity to learn about the emergence of this gene family.  ...  We report a previously unrecognized domain of Hox expression in the starlet sea anemone, Nematostella vectensis, beginning at early blastula stages.  ...  (Supplemental 360 was performed using the Roche LightCycler ® 480 Instrument II and LightCycler 367 480 SYBR Green I Master mix (Cat# 04707516001, Roche, Inc.). qPCR samples were 368 standardized with  ... 
doi:10.1101/219758 fatcat:fnwhjcbdcjb5jnpwosdpotqshi

Body Area Networks for Ubiquitous Healthcare Applications: Opportunities and Challenges

Emil Jovanov, Aleksandar Milenkovic
2011 Journal of medical systems  
Body Area Networks integrated into mHealth systems are becoming a mature technology with unprecedented opportunities for personalized health monitoring and management.  ...  With emergence of first commercial body area network systems, a number of system design issues are still to be resolved, such as seamless integration of information and ad-hoc interaction with ambient  ...  Personalized body area networks can dynamically exchange the information with the environment, interact with social networks and tap into a vast knowledge base of the server cloud.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10916-011-9661-x pmid:21327950 fatcat:6jkksfsn3bdu5ebczjdzoy4iqi

A Genome Scan for Genes Underlying Adult Body Size Differences between Central African Pygmies and their Non-Pygmy Neighbors [article]

Trevor Pemberton, Paul Verdu, Noemie S. Becker, Cristen J. Willer, Barry S. Hewlett, Sylvie Le Bomin, Alain Froment, Noah A. Rosenberg, Evelyne Heyer
2017 bioRxiv   pre-print
Using 196,725 SNPs on the Illumina Cardio-MetaboChip with genotypes on 358 Pygmy and 169 non-Pygmy individuals together with single- and multi-marker association approaches, we identified a single genomic  ...  correlated, likely reflecting the greater contribution of non-genetic factors to the determination of body weight compared with height.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors thank the volunteers from Cameroon, Central African Republic, Gabon, and Uganda who participated in this study.  ... 
doi:10.1101/187369 fatcat:aczp2ds4yzgvfhzt7tgz5fwnte

Synaesthetic Without Sensitivity? The Body as a Technological Construction

Žarko Paić
2019 Philosophy Study  
From artworks of John Cage, Samuel Beckett, and Maurice Blanchot to performative-conceptual artworks of Stelarc and Ken Rinaldo, we are permanently witnessing the inability to return to the "aesthetics  ...  The time of contemporary art corresponds to everything that quantum mechanics has set up based on the new understanding of the universe.  ...  The human genome is not biologically distinct from the genome of the mouse, and its hand from that point of view could not look to the most dominant horse-tail.  ... 
doi:10.17265/2159-5313/2019.06.004 fatcat:vkaczi7vbjakzbvrfvhpj24x6u

Diagnosis of Dementia with Lewy Bodies: Fluctuations, Biomarkers, and beyond [chapter]

John M. Olichney, Wentao Li, Yasmine Gharbaoui, Alison P. Kwok, Jade E. Jenkins
2021 Dementia in Parkinson's Disease [Working Title]  
Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB), the second most common cause of dementia, remains a difficult condition to accurately diagnose and manage.  ...  The spectrum of disorders with Lewy bodies (LBs) are described including their wide-range of clinical presentations and overlap with Alzheimer's disease (AD) and Parkinson's disease with and without dementia  ...  Current DSM-V criteria for dementia require "evidence of significant cognitive decline from a previous level of performance" that "interfere[s] with independence in everyday activities" most often described  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.98433 fatcat:itrxedghbffq5mfmbri4deywha

A multiplex (m)RNA-profiling system for the forensic identification of body fluids and contact traces

Alexander Lindenbergh, Mirjam de Pagter, Geeta Ramdayal, Mijke Visser, Dmitry Zubakov, Manfred Kayser, Titia Sijen
2012 Forensic Science International: Genetics  
Here we describe the development of a single multiplex mRNA-based system for the discrimination of the most common forensic body fluids as well as skin cells.  ...  We investigated the specificity of the markers by analysing 15 different sets of each type of body fluid and skin with each set consisting of 8 individuals.  ...  Role of funding: This study was supported by a grant from the Netherlands Genomics Initiative (NGI)/Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) within the framework of the Forensic Genomics  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.fsigen.2012.01.009 pmid:22361234 fatcat:uf52437zszfm7mo24gsep223ky

Our Bodies, Our (Tax) Selves

Bridget J. Crawford
2012 Social Science Research Network  
From petitioner, who did little more than release the valuable fluid from her body, the plasma was withdrawn in a complex process .... Petitioner performed no substantial service ....  ...  From petitioner, who did little more than release the valuable fluid from her body, the plasma was withdrawn in a complex process. ... Petitioner performed no substantial service....  ...  of a product or service, the taxes are perhaps better understood first as a revenue source, second as an economic push-point with intended behavioral effects, and third as an adjutant to other laws.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2009314 fatcat:3hyxvrgtczgovkdvzzklzq4eum

Novel Associations Between Interleukin-15 Polymorphisms and Post-training Changes of Body Composition Parameters in Young Nonobese Women

Krzysztof Ficek, Paweł Ciȩszczyk, Katarzyna Leźnicka, Mariusz Kaczmarczyk, Agata Leońska-Duniec
2019 Frontiers in Physiology  
Based on the important role of interleukin-15 (IL-15) in human metabolism and, in consequence, in body composition modulation, we examined whether rs1589241 and rs1057972 polymorphisms, analyzed individually  ...  The results suggest that harboring the rs1057972 A allele and/or the [T;A] haplotype is favorable for achieving specific positive training-induced body composition changes.  ...  One novel finding emerged when a complex haplotype analysis was performed using the data from this study, specifically that harboring the [T;A] haplotype (when compared with reference haplotype) displayed  ... 
doi:10.3389/fphys.2019.00876 pmid:31333506 pmcid:PMC6624729 fatcat:imdk7itxinblvilritms7tnimq

Measuring the Weight of Human in vivo Bio Inertia by Legendary Galileo Falling Body Experiments on a Commercial 10m Diving Platform and Gravitationally Inversion of Newtons Three Laws of Motion into the Basic Laws of Evolution

Yi Yu Lai
2021 International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)  
Mutations of legendary Galileo falling bodies experiment with non-living objects in a non-isolated environment demonstrate that the recoverable internal motions of falling bodies can bind and polarize  ...  We then calibrated the falling height difference for human in vivo bio-inertia on a commercial 10m diving platform and verified 98% of populations on Earth can safely be tested in this way with enough  ...  cavity of the instrument.  ... 
doi:10.21275/sr21829103822 fatcat:2gougyl2fveifjyoihjfgtqy2y

Lumpy, Limited and Communitarian: In Defence of Recognising Property in the Human Body

Neil Maddox
2018 Social Science Research Network  
While recognising property in the human body would have its uses, there are objections to granting such rights given the unique nature of the body.  ...  I contend that property facilitates cooperative human activity and could potentially provide useful tools for the protection of individual and communal rights in the body.  ...  such as artworks, rare musical instruments, and tickets to highly anticipated sporting events.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3130456 fatcat:s33qgrwq7zb45pfa44m5mpb2fa

Mind and body versus Gymnastics and philosophy: from dualism to emergentism. (Mente-cuerpo versus filosofía-gimnasia: del dualismo al emergentismo)

Antonio Sánchez, José María Gutiérrez
2012 Cultura, Ciencia y Deporte  
Intellectual performance versus sport performance Regarding the theory (and the practice) of sport training (described by Matveiev (1983) as the necessary way to prepare a sportsman, based on systematic  ...  This higher knowledge is what can be achieved through the body, with the body, being a body, and becoming aware of it.  ... 
doi:10.12800/ccd.v7i19.19 fatcat:2tifmy4ykvdp7hgz44v7ewgawi
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