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World population unlikely to stop growing this century

Nature - fai 1 hora 2 min

Baby boom in Africa set to push global population as high as 12 billion by the year 2100, study finds.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15956

Categorías: Ciencia

White House takes aim at antibiotic resistance

Nature - fai 1 hora 2 min

Government seeks to prevent overuse of drugs and encourage development of new treatments for infection.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15962

Categorías: Ciencia

Call for papers on assessment, certification & quality assurance in open learning

openeducationeuropa - fai 13 horas 20 min
Summary: 

eLearning Papers has just announced a call for papers for its next issue, which will examine assessment, certification, and quality assurance in open learning. The deadline for submissions is 19 October, 2014.

 

Interest Area:  Schools Higher Education Training & Work Learning & Society
Categorías: Ciencia

Call for papers on assessment, certification & quality assurance in open learning

openeducationeuropa - fai 13 horas 20 min
Summary: 

eLearning Papers has just announced a call for papers for its next issue, which will examine assessment, certification, and quality assurance in open learning. The deadline for submissions is 19 October, 2014.

 

Interest Area:  Schools Higher Education Training & Work Learning & Society
Categorías: Ciencia

Plásticos en el Ártico

Investigación y Ciencia - fai 23 horas 42 min

En el hielo residen billones de fragmentos diminutos que van liberándose al océano a medida el hielo se derrite.

Categorías: Ciencia

Sugar substitutes linked to obesity

Nature - Mér, 09/17/2014 - 22:32

Artificial sweetener seems to change gut microbiome.

Nature 513 290 doi: 10.1038/513290a

Categorías: Ciencia

Global initiative targets progressive multiple sclerosis

Nature - Mér, 09/17/2014 - 22:32

Goal to develop treatments for a refractory form of the disease.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15948

Categorías: Ciencia

Hacked photosynthesis could boost crop yields

Nature - Mér, 09/17/2014 - 22:32

Algal enzyme can speed up rate at which plants make food.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15949

Categorías: Ciencia

Monster black hole found in tiny galaxy

Nature - Mér, 09/17/2014 - 22:32

Discovery hints at twice as many supermassive black holes in the nearby Universe than previously thought.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15953

Categorías: Ciencia

Climate simulation doubles Sahara's age

Nature - Mér, 09/17/2014 - 22:32

A shrinking sea off northern Africa triggered the desert's formation 7 million years ago, study suggest.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15954

Categorías: Ciencia

Seven days: 12–18 September 2014

Nature - Mér, 09/17/2014 - 19:24

The week in science: Swiss scientists regain access to EU grants, Canadian archaeologists find long-lost ship, and Japanese regulators move to restart nuclear power.

Nature 513 284 doi: 10.1038/513284a

Categorías: Ciencia

United States commits troops and cash to Ebola fight

Nature - Mér, 09/17/2014 - 19:24

Obama pledges 3,000 personnel and roughly $750 million to stem outbreak in West Africa.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15946

Categorías: Ciencia

Online Debate on Mobile Learning

openeducationeuropa - Mér, 09/17/2014 - 17:10
Summary: 

UNESCO and the Education Fast Forward Foundation are organizing an online Oxford Debate on Mobile Learning from Thursday 18 until Friday 26 September, 2014.

Interest Area:  Schools Higher Education Training & Work Learning & Society
Categorías: Ciencia

Online Debate on Mobile Learning

openeducationeuropa - Mér, 09/17/2014 - 17:10
Summary: 

UNESCO and the Education Fast Forward Foundation are organizing an online Oxford Debate on Mobile Learning from Thursday 18 until Friday 26 September, 2014.

Interest Area:  Schools Higher Education Training & Work Learning & Society
Categorías: Ciencia

Registration for the first batch of MOOCs opens in the beginning of October

openeducationeuropa - Mér, 09/17/2014 - 13:31
Summary: 

The European Multiple MOOC Aggregator (EMMA), a large-scale piloting of MOOCs on different subjects and in different languages, is about to unveil its first batch of MOOCs. The registration for the first MOOCs will be opened at the beginning of October.

Interest Area:  Higher Education Training & Work Learning & Society
Categorías: Ciencia

Registration for the first batch of MOOCs opens in the beginning of October

openeducationeuropa - Mér, 09/17/2014 - 13:31
Summary: 

The European Multiple MOOC Aggregator (EMMA), a large-scale piloting of MOOCs on different subjects and in different languages, is about to unveil its first batch of MOOCs. The registration for the first MOOCs will be opened at the beginning of October.

Interest Area:  Higher Education Training & Work Learning & Society
Categorías: Ciencia

UN sustainability goals need quantified targets

Nature - Mér, 09/17/2014 - 13:23

Scientists must step up and secure meaningful objectives if they are to protect both people and planet, says Mark Stafford-Smith.

Nature 513 281 doi: 10.1038/513281a

Categorías: Ciencia

Climate summit previews push for new global treaty

Nature - Mér, 09/17/2014 - 13:23

United Nations meeting aims to spark enthusiasm for a 2015 emissions pact.

Nature 513 289 doi: 10.1038/513289a

Categorías: Ciencia

Blue Taste - Meet the OEC winning teams in Paris

openeducationeuropa - Mér, 09/17/2014 - 12:39
Area of interest:  Schools Higher Education Summary: 

We would like to invite you to a unique event where you can get your hands on the products of 30 exciting new startups, those of the first edition of the European Incubator for Innovation in Education among them.

 

Categorías: Ciencia

Blue Taste - Meet the OEC winning teams in Paris

openeducationeuropa - Mér, 09/17/2014 - 12:39
Area of interest:  Schools Higher Education Summary: 

We would like to invite you to a unique event where you can get your hands on the products of 30 exciting new startups, those of the first edition of the European Incubator for Innovation in Education among them.

 

Categorías: Ciencia

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