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¿Por qué hay banqueros corruptos?

Investigación y Ciencia - fai 14 horas 35 min

Un experimento sugiere que la cultura imperante en el sector financiero tiende a incentivar el fraude más que otras profesiones.

Categorías: Ciencia

ITER's new chief will shake-up troubled fusion reactor

Nature - Ven, 11/21/2014 - 22:43

Bernard Bigot, the next director general of ITER, will reform the decentralized structure of the project.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16396

Categorías: Ciencia

Lucy discoverer on the ancestor people relate to

Nature - Ven, 11/21/2014 - 19:42

Donald Johanson reflects on the enduring charisma of the Australopithecus afarensis fossil he found 40 years ago.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16379

Categorías: Ciencia

Mathematical time law governs crowd flow

Nature - Ven, 11/21/2014 - 19:42

Pedestrians avoid bumping into each other by anticipating when their paths would collide.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16385

Categorías: Ciencia

Un cometa en los orígenes del cráter de Sudbury

Investigación y Ciencia - Ven, 11/21/2014 - 00:00

Los últimos datos sobre la cuenca canadiense refutan la hipótesis del asteroide como responsable de esta formación geológica.

Categorías: Ciencia

Barley fuelled farmers' spread onto Tibetan plateau

Nature - Xov, 11/20/2014 - 22:36

Cold-tolerant crop enabled high-altitude agriculture some 3,600 years ago.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16382

Categorías: Ciencia

ICORE Calls for Openness as Default

openeducationeuropa - Xov, 11/20/2014 - 15:05
Summary: 

Founder of International Community for Open Research & Education (ICORE) Dr Christian M. Stracke Appeals to Educators during Speeches at BI2020 in Oslo & ICDE in Moscow.

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

ICORE Calls for Openness as Default

openeducationeuropa - Xov, 11/20/2014 - 15:05
Summary: 

Founder of International Community for Open Research & Education (ICORE) Dr Christian M. Stracke Appeals to Educators during Speeches at BI2020 in Oslo & ICDE in Moscow.

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

US government cracks down on clinical-trials reporting

Nature - Xov, 11/20/2014 - 01:30

Proposed regulations would close loopholes that allow researchers to hide negative data.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16390

Categorías: Ciencia

Dos sensores en uno

Investigación y Ciencia - Xov, 11/20/2014 - 00:00

Se han creado nanopartículas que permiten emplear a la vez dos técnicas de diagnóstico por imagen, un paso más en el seguimiento in vivo de enfermedades.

Categorías: Ciencia

Indirect costs: Keeping the lights on

Nature - Mér, 11/19/2014 - 22:29

Every year, the US government gives research institutions billions of dollars towards infrastructure and administrative support. A Nature investigation reveals who is benefiting most.

Nature 515 326 doi: 10.1038/515326a

Categorías: Ciencia

India's 'yoga ministry' stirs doubts among scientists

Nature - Mér, 11/19/2014 - 22:29

Ancient remedies and practices see a boost in government support, but evidence of their effectiveness is scarce.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16362

Categorías: Ciencia

Banking culture primes people to cheat

Nature - Mér, 11/19/2014 - 22:29

Individual bankers behave honestly — except when they think about their jobs.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16380

Categorías: Ciencia

Seven days: 14–20 November

Nature - Mér, 11/19/2014 - 19:28

The week in science: China and United States announce plans to cut emissions; European Commission scraps chief science adviser post; and pharma firm Actavis announces a US$66-billion takeover.

Nature 515 316 doi: 10.1038/515316a

Categorías: Ciencia

Openness in science is key to keeping public trust

Nature - Mér, 11/19/2014 - 16:27

Silence stifles progress, says Mark Yarborough. The scientific enterprise needs a transparent culture that actively finds and fixes problems.

Nature 515 313 doi: 10.1038/515313a

Categorías: Ciencia

Crowdfunded Moon mission is serious about science

Nature - Mér, 11/19/2014 - 16:27

Celebrity-backed lander aims to drill the lunar south pole within a decade.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16378

Categorías: Ciencia

Crisis mappers turn to citizen scientists

Nature - Mér, 11/19/2014 - 13:26

Crowdsourced disaster surveys strive for more reliability in online collaboration.

Nature 515 321 doi: 10.1038/515321a

Categorías: Ciencia

Developing world: Far-flung physics

Nature - Mér, 11/19/2014 - 04:24

The International Centre for Theoretical Physics was set up to seed science in the developing world; 100,000 researchers later, it is still growing.

Nature 515 330 doi: 10.1038/515330a

Categorías: Ciencia

El porqué de la buena orientación masculina

Investigación y Ciencia - Mér, 11/19/2014 - 00:00

Los hombres desarrollaron una habilidad espacial y de navegación mayor que las mujeres para asegurarse el éxito reproductivo.

Categorías: Ciencia

Transparent brains reveal effects of cocaine and fear

Nature - Mar, 11/18/2014 - 22:22

Circuits that respond to addiction and terror are modelled in three dimensions.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16365

Categorías: Ciencia

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