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CRISPR reveals genetic master switches behind butterfly wing patterns

Mar, 09/19/2017 - 11:40

One gene draws the lines while a second fills in the colours.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22628

Categorías: Ciencia

Limiting global warming to 1.5 °C may still be possible

Lun, 09/18/2017 - 18:54

Analysis suggests that researchers have underestimated how much carbon humanity can emit before reaching this level of warming.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22627

Categorías: Ciencia

Statues that perpetuate lies should not stand

Lun, 09/18/2017 - 15:43

Monuments to the ‘father of gynaecology’ cannot be defended as historical documents because they hide grave injustices, says Harriet A. Washington.

Nature 549 309 doi: 10.1038/549309a

Categorías: Ciencia

The big questions about Saturn that doomed Cassini mission may yet answer

Ven, 09/15/2017 - 02:30

Data from spacecraft could help determine the age of Saturn's rings and the persistence of its magnetic field.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22619

Categorías: Ciencia

Scientists' sexual-harassment case sparks protests at University of Rochester

Xov, 09/14/2017 - 23:38

Researchers who worked with Florian Jaeger have filed a complaint with the US government after the university cleared his name.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22620

Categorías: Ciencia

Seismologists stumped by mystery shock after North Korean nuclear test

Xov, 09/14/2017 - 21:37

A second jolt felt minutes after this month's detonation continues to confound researchers.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22618

Categorías: Ciencia

Hurricane havoc, deep-ocean floats and Mexico’s fatal quake

Mér, 09/13/2017 - 17:03

The week in science: 8–14 September 2017.

Nature 549 136 doi: 10.1038/549136a

Categorías: Ciencia

The new economy of excrement

Mér, 09/13/2017 - 17:03

Entrepreneurs are finding profits turning human waste into fertiliser, fuel and even food.

Nature 549 146 doi: 10.1038/549146a

Categorías: Ciencia

UK gender-equality scheme spreads across the world

Mér, 09/13/2017 - 12:48

The United States is set to trial a version that will also cover race and disability, while other countries have already embraced the voluntary rating system.

Nature 549 143 doi: 10.1038/549143a

Categorías: Ciencia

Jordan seeks to become an oasis of water-saving technology

Mar, 09/12/2017 - 17:04

As strains on the desert nation’s supply increase, scientists collaborate on projects to keep water flowing.

Nature 549 142 doi: 10.1038/549142a

Categorías: Ciencia

Wallaby milk acts as a placenta for babies

Mar, 09/12/2017 - 17:04

Gene-expression analysis suggests that marsupial placentas take two different forms.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22587

Categorías: Ciencia

Faculty promotion must assess reproducibility

Mar, 09/12/2017 - 13:16

Research institutions should explicitly seek job candidates who can be frankly self-critical of their work, says Jeffrey Flier.

Nature 549 133 doi: 10.1038/549133a

Categorías: Ciencia

Global fingerprints of sea-level rise revealed by satellites

Mar, 09/12/2017 - 01:10

Geological processes send more meltwater from glaciers and ice sheets to Earth's mid-latitudes.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22588

Categorías: Ciencia

Deadly Mexico earthquake had unusual cause

Sáb, 09/09/2017 - 04:51

US Geological Survey says tremor originated within Cocos Plate, not subduction zone.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22586

Categorías: Ciencia

Geneticists pan paper that claims to predict a person's face from their DNA

Ven, 09/08/2017 - 21:54

Reviewers and a co-author of a paper by genomics entrepreneur Craig Venter claim that it misrepresents the risks of public access to genome data.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22580

Categorías: Ciencia

South Korean researchers lobby government to lift human-embryo restrictions

Ven, 09/08/2017 - 18:41

Regulations are deterring research that could lead to disease treatments, say scientists.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22585

Categorías: Ciencia

Bats slam into buildings because they can't 'see' them

Xov, 09/07/2017 - 21:55

Smooth, vertical structures such as steel and glass buildings appear invisible to bats' echolocation system.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22583

Categorías: Ciencia

Massive genetic study shows how humans are evolving

Xov, 09/07/2017 - 01:00

Analysis of 215,000 people's DNA suggests variants that shorten life are being selected against.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22565

Categorías: Ciencia

Researchers riled by lack of detail in Brexit science plans

Xov, 09/07/2017 - 01:00

UK government document fails to extinguish concerns over funding and migration.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22566

Categorías: Ciencia

Illegitimate journals scam even senior scientists

Mér, 09/06/2017 - 19:55

Kelly Cobey has seen a litany of researchers preyed on by predatory journals — and has ideas on how to stop it.

Nature 549 7 doi: 10.1038/549007a

Categorías: Ciencia