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EU leaders hammer out landmark climate deal

Nature - Ven, 10/24/2014 - 17:51

Greenhouse gas emissions to be cut by at least 40% by 2030, relative to 1990 levels.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16218

Categorías: Ciencia

A quantum world arising from many ordinary ones

Nature - Ven, 10/24/2014 - 14:50

Radical theory proposes that interactions between classical worlds can explain some quantum phenomena.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16213

Categorías: Ciencia

Modos B secundarios en la polarización del fondo cósmico de microondas

Investigación y Ciencia - Ven, 10/24/2014 - 00:00

Observan, por primera vez, esta señal por efecto de lente gravitacional en la radiación primordial del universo.

Categorías: Ciencia

Ferns communicate to decide their sexes

Nature - Xov, 10/23/2014 - 23:46

Older generations release pheromones to balance the sex ratio in youngsters.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16214

Categorías: Ciencia

Cancer cells can ‘infect’ normal neighbours

Nature - Xov, 10/23/2014 - 20:46

Tiny RNAs shed by tumours can transform healthy cells into cancerous ones.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16212

Categorías: Ciencia

Viral-research moratorium called too broad

Nature - Xov, 10/23/2014 - 17:45

Us government ban on research into enhanced pathogens also affects flu surveillance and vaccine work.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16211

Categorías: Ciencia

OER15 Call for papers: deadline 24 November 2014

openeducationeuropa - Xov, 10/23/2014 - 14:10
Summary: 

The fifth edition of the Open Educational Resources Conference (OER15) will take place in April 2015. The theme of the conference is "mainstreaming open education." A call for abstracts is now open for researchers who are interested in presenting at the conference. 

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

OER15 Call for papers: deadline 24 November 2014

openeducationeuropa - Xov, 10/23/2014 - 14:10
Summary: 

The fifth edition of the Open Educational Resources Conference (OER15) will take place in April 2015. The theme of the conference is "mainstreaming open education." A call for abstracts is now open for researchers who are interested in presenting at the conference. 

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

Oldest-known human genome sequenced

Nature - Xov, 10/23/2014 - 11:44

DNA shows a group of modern humans roamed across Asia.

Nature 514 413 doi: 10.1038/514413a

Categorías: Ciencia

The discovery of Homo floresiensis: Tales of the hobbit

Nature - Xov, 10/23/2014 - 11:44

In 2004, researchers announced the discovery of Homo floresiensis , a small relative of modern humans that lived as recently as 18,000 years ago. The ‘hobbit’ is now considered the most important hominin fossil in a generation. Here, the scientists behind the find tell its story.

Nature 514 422 doi: 10.1038/514422a

Categorías: Ciencia

Hobbit mystery endures a decade on

Nature - Xov, 10/23/2014 - 11:44

Four scientists recall the discovery of Homo floresiensis and discuss the still-open question of its place in human evolution.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16204

Categorías: Ciencia

Learn how to effectively design ICT-based learning activities with this MOOC starting October 27

openeducationeuropa - Xov, 10/23/2014 - 10:38
Summary: 

The HANDSON MOOC, starting on Monday 27th of October, is a 5 weeks MOOC targeted to all kind of educators. Students joining the MOOC will have the oportunity to design an ICT-based learning activity.

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

Learn how to effectively design ICT-based learning activities with this MOOC starting October 27

openeducationeuropa - Xov, 10/23/2014 - 10:38
Summary: 

The HANDSON MOOC, starting on Monday 27th of October, is a 5 weeks MOOC targeted to all kind of educators. Students joining the MOOC will have the oportunity to design an ICT-based learning activity.

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

Heavy comet traffic around young star

Nature - Xov, 10/23/2014 - 05:42

Environment of β Pictoris echoes Solar System’s turbulent early years.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16201

Categorías: Ciencia

Fossils reveal 'beer-bellied' dinosaur

Nature - Xov, 10/23/2014 - 02:41

Waddling Deinocheirus was almost as big as a Tyrannosaurus rex.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16203

Categorías: Ciencia

Buitres amenazados

Investigación y Ciencia - Xov, 10/23/2014 - 00:00

Ciertos fármacos de uso veterinario podrían poner en peligro las poblaciones de buitres en Europa.

Categorías: Ciencia

Seven days: 17–23 October 2014

Nature - Mér, 10/22/2014 - 23:41

The week in science: Snail discovery revives publishing spat; proposed nuclear-waste site passes key US safety evaluation; and biopharmaceutical firm AbbVie cools on US$54-billion takeover deal.

Nature 514 408 doi: 10.1038/514408a

Categorías: Ciencia

US suspends risky disease research

Nature - Mér, 10/22/2014 - 20:40

Government to cease funding gain-of-function studies that make viruses more dangerous, pending a safety assessment.

Nature 514 411 doi: 10.1038/514411a

Categorías: Ciencia

Data bank struggles as protein imaging ups its game

Nature - Mér, 10/22/2014 - 17:39

Hybrid methods to solve structures of molecular machines create a storage headache.

Nature 514 416 doi: 10.1038/514416a

Categorías: Ciencia

The invisible extinction

Nature - Mér, 10/22/2014 - 17:39

A palaeontologist wonders whether the future fossil record will preserve evidence of animals that vanish today.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16183

Categorías: Ciencia

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