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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

North Korea's nuclear test, cash for Italy's scientists and Zika-vaccine pause

Mér, 09/06/2017 - 16:38

The week in science: 1–7 September 2017.

Nature 549 10 doi: 10.1038/549010a

Categorías: Ciencia

The secret to Germany’s scientific excellence

Mér, 09/06/2017 - 16:38

With a national election this month, Germany proves that foresight and stability can power research.

Nature 549 18 doi: 10.1038/549018a

Categorías: Ciencia

Bacterial 'aphrodisiac' sends single-celled organism into mating frenzy

Mér, 09/06/2017 - 16:38

Researchers surprised to observe bacterial protein triggering a switch from asexual to sexual behaviour.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22549

Categorías: Ciencia

Budget battle looms for US science programmes

Mar, 09/05/2017 - 17:05

Competing spending priorities in the House of Representative and Senate could push funding negotiations into December.

Nature 549 17 doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22548

Categorías: Ciencia

Brain researchers in uproar over NIH clinical-trials policy

Lun, 09/04/2017 - 19:54

An open letter to the US National Institutes of Health says that classifying human-behaviour studies as clinical trials creates unnecessary red tape.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22550

Categorías: Ciencia

Massive Ebola data site planned to combat outbreaks

Lun, 09/04/2017 - 14:16

An international partnership seeks African leadership to organize information about the disease.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22545

Categorías: Ciencia

Trump finally nominates new leader for NASA

Sáb, 09/02/2017 - 16:21

James Bridenstine, a member of Congress, has long pushed for the United States to return to the Moon.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22551

Categorías: Ciencia

Nature videos help to calm inmates in solitary confinement

Ven, 09/01/2017 - 19:20

Controversial experiment ignites debate over whether scientific work could be used to justify harsh prison tactics.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22540

Categorías: Ciencia

Volcanic views, stalking storks and the ephemeral eclipse

Ven, 09/01/2017 - 12:57

August’s sharpest science shots, selected by Nature ’s photo team.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22544

Categorías: Ciencia

How labs are coping with Hurricane Harvey's devastating floods

Ven, 09/01/2017 - 00:04

Advance planning has kept some Texas facilities safe during the unprecedented storm.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22542

Categorías: Ciencia

Artificial warming trial reveals striking sea-floor changes

Ven, 09/01/2017 - 00:04

Researchers deliberately heated up a slice of the Antarctic sea bed to see how ecosystems responded.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22543

Categorías: Ciencia

Doubts raised about gene-editing study in human embryos

Ven, 09/01/2017 - 00:04

Alternative explanations challenge whether CRISPR-Cas9 technique actually fixed a genetic mutation as claimed

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22547

Categorías: Ciencia