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Giant, tree-dwelling rat discovered in Solomon Islands

Mér, 09/27/2017 - 07:28

But elusive coconut-cracking rodent may already be close to extinction.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22684

Categorías: Ciencia

Biochemist chosen as Canada's chief science adviser

Mér, 09/27/2017 - 00:31

Mona Nemer is a former administrator at the University of Ottawa whose research has focused on cardiovascular problems.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22687

Categorías: Ciencia

Deadly Mexico quakes not linked

Mar, 09/26/2017 - 19:49

Despite close timing, researchers doubt that the first big tremor set off the second.

Nature 549 442 doi: 10.1038/549442a

Categorías: Ciencia

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma send scientists scrambling for data

Mar, 09/26/2017 - 16:54

Even before getting their own lives settled, teams collect information on storm behaviour and their effects on the ecosystem.

Nature 549 439 doi: 10.1038/549439a

Categorías: Ciencia

Giant iceberg’s split exposes hidden ecosystem

Mar, 09/26/2017 - 16:54

Biologists rush to study creatures living beneath Larsen C ice shelf before they disappear.

Nature 549 443 doi: 10.1038/549443a

Categorías: Ciencia

The drug-maker's guide to the galaxy

Mar, 09/26/2017 - 16:54

How machine learning and big data are helping chemists search the vast chemical universe for better medicines.

Nature 549 445 doi: 10.1038/549445a

Categorías: Ciencia

What Germany’s election results mean for science

Lun, 09/25/2017 - 18:34

A new coalition could face battles over gene editing and climate regulations.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22667

Categorías: Ciencia

Jellyfish caught snoozing give clues to origin of sleep

Ven, 09/22/2017 - 02:08

The brainless marine creatures are the simplest organisms known to seek slumber.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22654

Categorías: Ciencia

High-energy cosmic rays come from outside our Galaxy

Ven, 09/22/2017 - 02:08

Giant observatory announces long-awaited result.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22655

Categorías: Ciencia

United Kingdom sees dip in European research applications after Brexit vote

Xov, 09/21/2017 - 16:36

But overall data don't show a big impact on UK's involvement with European science.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22624

Categorías: Ciencia

Fossilized poo reveals that vegetarian dinosaurs had a taste for crabs

Xov, 09/21/2017 - 16:36

Ancient crustaceans in dino dung from Utah illuminate herbivores’ broad diet.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22649

Categorías: Ciencia

CRISPR used to peer into human embryos' first days

Mér, 09/20/2017 - 21:26

Gene-edited embryos enable researchers to unpick role of a crucial gene, with more studies likely to follow.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22646

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Snow leopards, ancient zero and Cassini’s big finish

Mér, 09/20/2017 - 17:29

The week in science: 15–21 September 2017.

Nature 549 312 doi: 10.1038/549312a

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Sexual competition among ducks wreaks havoc on penis size

Mér, 09/20/2017 - 17:29

When forced to compete for mates, some birds develop longer penises and others almost nothing at all.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22648

Categorías: Ciencia

Marine scientists allege Japan has blocked researchers from joining South Korean ship

Mér, 09/20/2017 - 17:29

Controversy over vessel's name may impede oceanographic collaboration.

Nature 549 318 doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22621

Categorías: Ciencia

How the Internet of cells has biologists buzzing

Mér, 09/20/2017 - 15:13

Networks of nanotubes may allow cells to share everything from infections and cancer to dementia-linked proteins.

Nature 549 322 doi: 10.1038/549322a

Categorías: Ciencia

Sharks can live a lot longer than researchers realized

Mér, 09/20/2017 - 10:38

Errors in past studies could undermine conservation plans.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22626

Categorías: Ciencia

Pair of deadly Mexico quakes puzzles scientists

Mér, 09/20/2017 - 03:25

Latest big tremor could be linked to major earthquake earlier this month.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22650

Categorías: Ciencia

'One-size-fits-all’ threshold for P values under fire

Mar, 09/19/2017 - 21:59

Scientists hit back at a proposal to make it tougher to call findings statistically significant.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22625

Categorías: Ciencia

Researchers unite in quest for ‘standard model’ of the brain

Mar, 09/19/2017 - 11:40

Modelled on big physics projects, the International Brain Lab will bring together some of the world’s pre-eminent neuroscientists to probe a single behaviour.

Nature 549 319 doi: 10.1038/549319a

Categorías: Ciencia