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Italian seismologists fight to overturn convictions

Nature - Lun, 10/20/2014 - 23:28

Six scientists and one official contend that they never reassured the public before deadly 2009 L'Aquila quake.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16179

Categorías: Ciencia

Comet buzzes Mars

Nature - Lun, 10/20/2014 - 14:27

Mars orbiters emerge unscathed from Comet Siding Spring's close encounter with the red planet.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16178

Categorías: Ciencia

¿Por qué reaccionamos ante las injusticias?

Investigación y Ciencia - Lun, 10/20/2014 - 00:00

Un artículo en Science analiza las raíces evolutivas de la aversión a la inequidad.

Categorías: Ciencia

Fossils rewrite history of penetrative sex

Nature - Dom, 10/19/2014 - 20:24

Evidence of bony organs in ancient, armour-plated fish suggests that they copulated even though many of their descendants stopped doing so.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16173

Categorías: Ciencia

Physicists see potential dark matter from the Sun

Nature - Ven, 10/17/2014 - 23:11

X-ray data hinting at axion particles draw interest and cautionary warnings.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16174

Categorías: Ciencia

Lockheed Martin's fusion goals meet scepticism

Nature - Ven, 10/17/2014 - 20:11

Company claims it will have a working reactor in a decade.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16169

Categorías: Ciencia

Can quarantines and travel bans thwart Ebola?

Nature - Ven, 10/17/2014 - 17:03

The rules in place to prevent pandemics vary from one US state to the next, and even more so between different countries.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16172

Categorías: Ciencia

Los neutrinos solares no afectan a la desintegración de los radionucleidos

Investigación y Ciencia - Ven, 10/17/2014 - 00:00

Un nuevo estudio excluye la influencia de las estaciones en la estabilidad del 36Cl detectada en un estudio anterior.

Categorías: Ciencia

Poisoned vulture could herald European bird crisis

Nature - Xov, 10/16/2014 - 22:52

Death linked to drugs whose use in cattle devastated vulture populations in India.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16161

Categorías: Ciencia

Scientists caught in Chinese anti-corruption sweep

Nature - Xov, 10/16/2014 - 19:51

Researchers allegedly embezzled funding for science 'megaprojects'.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16152

Categorías: Ciencia

US Dust Bowl unrivalled in past 1,000 years

Nature - Xov, 10/16/2014 - 19:51

Atmospheric conditions and human actions combined to drive the 1930s mega-drought.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16157

Categorías: Ciencia

Atlantic observatory faces rocky future

Nature - Xov, 10/16/2014 - 16:50

Mountaintop facility in Azores can track pollution from North America.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16132

Categorías: Ciencia

Células madre para enfermedades oftálmicas

Investigación y Ciencia - Xov, 10/16/2014 - 00:00

Se demuestra la seguridad y eficacia a medio y largo plazo de un trasplante en la retina con células madre embrionarias humanas.

Categorías: Ciencia

How terror-proof is your economy?

Nature - Mér, 10/15/2014 - 22:44

Scientists can help to develop a financial safety net by providing transparent market data and loss-impact analysis, says Erwann Michel-Kerjan.

Nature 514 275 doi: 10.1038/514275a

Categorías: Ciencia

Higher education: The university experiment

Nature - Mér, 10/15/2014 - 22:44

Universities must evolve if they are to survive. A special issue of Nature examines the many ways to build a modern campus.

Nature 514 287 doi: 10.1038/514287a

Categorías: Ciencia

The university experiment: Campus as laboratory

Nature - Mér, 10/15/2014 - 22:44

Innovative ways of teaching, learning and doing research are helping universities around the globe to adapt to the modern world.

Nature 514 288 doi: 10.1038/514288a

Categorías: Ciencia

Surf zones warmed from within

Nature - Mér, 10/15/2014 - 22:44

Friction in breaking waves has been an overlooked source of heat in coastal waters.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16148

Categorías: Ciencia

Seven days: 10–16 October 2014

Nature - Mér, 10/15/2014 - 19:43

The week in science: Disaster strikes Taiwanese research vessel, UK launches its first space-weather forecasting centre, and ancient Greek shipwreck yields fresh booty.

Nature 514 278 doi: 10.1038/514278a

Categorías: Ciencia

Arizona's big bet: The research rethink

Nature - Mér, 10/15/2014 - 19:43

Arizona State University is trying to reinvent academia by tearing down walls between disciplines.

Nature 514 292 doi: 10.1038/514292a

Categorías: Ciencia

Illumina backs three genomics startups

Nature - Mér, 10/15/2014 - 13:41

Sequencing firm's incubator programme aims to develop its technology for wider applications.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16158

Categorías: Ciencia


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