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Gravitational waves discovery now officially dead

Nature - Ven, 01/30/2015 - 22:24

Combined data from South Pole experiment BICEP2 and Planck probe point to galactic dust as confounding signal.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16830

Categorías: Ciencia

Obama to seek $215 million for precision-medicine plan

Nature - Ven, 01/30/2015 - 13:22

Details emerge as White House prepares to release budget request to Congress.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16824

Categorías: Ciencia

Analysis of trial data revives flu-drug row

Nature - Ven, 01/30/2015 - 04:19

What are the benefits of Tamiflu, and why is it so controversial?

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16820

Categorías: Ciencia

Ayuno diario para prevenir la obesidad

Investigación y Ciencia - Ven, 01/30/2015 - 00:00

La abstinencia de comida durante entre 9 y 12 horas podría ayudar a impedir el desarrollo de dicha enfermedad.

Categorías: Ciencia

German police raid animal-research lab

Nature - Xov, 01/29/2015 - 22:18

Documents seized from Max Planck institute in Tübingen.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16813

Categorías: Ciencia

People can be identified through their credit-card transactions

Nature - Xov, 01/29/2015 - 22:18

Analysis suggests that making data anonymous is not enough to protect consumers.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16817

Categorías: Ciencia

Survey finds US public still supports science

Nature - Xov, 01/29/2015 - 22:18

Researchers question meaning of an apparent opinion gap between scientists and the public.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16818

Categorías: Ciencia

The IITE-2014 International Conference puts the focus on MOOCs, OER and ICT in education

openeducationeuropa - Xov, 01/29/2015 - 17:32
Summary: 

The IITE-2014 International Conference "New Challenges for Pedagogy and Quality Education: MOOCs, Clouds and Mobiles" took place in Moscow on October 14-15, 2014 organised by the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (UNESCO IITE)

Interest Area:  Higher Education Learning & Society
Categorías: Ciencia

The IITE-2014 International Conference puts the focus on MOOCs, OER and ICT in education

openeducationeuropa - Xov, 01/29/2015 - 17:32
Summary: 

The IITE-2014 International Conference "New Challenges for Pedagogy and Quality Education: MOOCs, Clouds and Mobiles" took place in Moscow on October 14-15, 2014 organised by the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (UNESCO IITE)

Interest Area:  Higher Education Learning & Society
Categorías: Ciencia

École normale supérieure de Cachan

openeducationeuropa - Xov, 01/29/2015 - 16:05
Logo:  Tags :  higher education MOOC open education Overview: 

The Ecole normale supérieure de Cachan (the ENS Cachan), a prestigious public institution of higher education and research founded in 1912, is one of the major French Grandes Écoles, which are considered the pinnacle of French higher education. 

The Ecole normale supérieure de Cachan (the ENS Cachan), a prestigious public institution of higher education and research founded in 1912, is one of t

Type of Institution:  University

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Categorías: Ciencia

École normale supérieure de Cachan

openeducationeuropa - Xov, 01/29/2015 - 16:05
Logo:  Tags :  higher education MOOC open education Overview: 

The Ecole normale supérieure de Cachan (the ENS Cachan), a prestigious public institution of higher education and research founded in 1912, is one of the major French Grandes Écoles, which are considered the pinnacle of French higher education. 

The Ecole normale supérieure de Cachan (the ENS Cachan), a prestigious public institution of higher education and research founded in 1912, is one of t

Type of Institution:  University

read more

Categorías: Ciencia

Mystery childhood paralysis stumps researchers

Nature - Xov, 01/29/2015 - 01:12

Pathogen related to polio and common cold could be the cause — but little is known for sure.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16812

Categorías: Ciencia

NIH defends monkey experiments             

Nature - Xov, 01/29/2015 - 01:12

Director Francis Collins says the agency has changed how it conducts controversial studies, but argues the work is necessary.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16814

Categorías: Ciencia

División del trabajo y tamaño cerebral

Investigación y Ciencia - Xov, 01/29/2015 - 00:00

En las hormigas de las acacias, la especialización de las obreras en diferentes tareas da lugar a un distinto desarrollo del cerebro.

Categorías: Ciencia

Neanderthals gain human neighbour

Nature - Mér, 01/28/2015 - 22:11

Cranium discovery shows that Homo sapiens was living in Middle East 55,000 years ago.

Nature 517 541 doi: 10.1038/517541a

Categorías: Ciencia

‘Gutsy’ university chief to take on China's pollution

Nature - Mér, 01/28/2015 - 22:11

Tsinghua's Chen Jining is slated to become environmental protection minister as China steps up efforts to clean up its air, water and soil.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16810

Categorías: Ciencia

Seven days: 23–29 January 2015

Nature - Mér, 01/28/2015 - 19:10

The week in science: Obama announces precision-medicine push, marijuana research endorsed by paediatric group, and Israel frees jailed Palestinian physicist.

Nature 517 532 doi: 10.1038/517532a

Categorías: Ciencia

Not your average technician

Nature - Mér, 01/28/2015 - 16:10

Research relies on unsung heroes working behind the scenes — and some of them have rather unusual jobs.

Nature 517 542 doi: 10.1038/517542a

Categorías: Ciencia

Gather data to reveal true extent of doping in sport

Nature - Mér, 01/28/2015 - 13:09

Drug cheats will not be tackled properly until anti-doping agencies do more to assess the scale of the problem scientifically, says Roger Pielke Jr.

Nature 517 529 doi: 10.1038/517529a

Categorías: Ciencia

Porto Declaration on European MOOCs

openeducationeuropa - Mér, 01/28/2015 - 11:13
Summary: 

During the HOME conference Mapping the European MOOC Territory held on 27 November 2014 in Porto, participants discussed and agreed the text of a declaration about MOOCs and the opportunities they present in Europe.

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

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