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Cause is not everything in mental illness

Nature - fai 3 min 45 seg

Welcome steps have been made in uncovering a biological basis for schizophrenia, but for many, the question of ‘why’ is unimportant, says David Adam.

Nature 511 509 doi: 10.1038/511509a

Categorías: Ciencia

Seven days: 25–31 July 2014

Nature - fai 3 horas 4 min

The week in science: Scripps president resigns; record-breaking drive on Mars; and Poland creates a space agency.

Nature 511 512 doi: 10.1038/511512a

Categorías: Ciencia

Ver televisión: un hábito contraproducente

Investigación y Ciencia - fai 17 horas 8 min

Sentarse frente al televisor tras una jornada laboral agotadora puede favorecer sentimientos de culpa y frustración.

Categorías: Ciencia

Transparency promised for vilified Impact Factor

Nature - Mar, 07/29/2014 - 22:59

Thomson Reuters vows to be clearer about calculation of science's most misused metric.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15642

Categorías: Ciencia

Biosafety controls come under fire

Nature - Mar, 07/29/2014 - 19:59

Experts call for a stronger safety culture at secure sites after incidents involving anthrax and flu in a US laboratory.

Nature 511 515 doi: 10.1038/511515a

Categorías: Ciencia

Project drills deep into coming quake

Nature - Mar, 07/29/2014 - 19:59

Sensors in borehole at New Zealand seismic fault will peek under the surface of impending rupture.

Nature 511 516 doi: 10.1038/511516a

Categorías: Ciencia

Contamination hits cell work

Nature - Mar, 07/29/2014 - 19:59

Mycoplasma infestations are widespread and costing laboratories millions of dollars in lost research.

Nature 511 518 doi: 10.1038/511518a

Categorías: Ciencia

FDA debates trial-data secrecy

Nature - Mar, 07/29/2014 - 19:59

US drug regulator weighs up merits of disclosing preliminary results.

Nature 511 519 doi: 10.1038/511519a

Categorías: Ciencia

Ebola treatments caught in limbo

Nature - Mar, 07/29/2014 - 19:59

Logistics and lack of funds keep experimental drugs and vaccines from being used in Africa outbreak.

Nature 511 520 doi: 10.1038/511520a

Categorías: Ciencia

Mayor protección para los satélites

Investigación y Ciencia - Mar, 07/29/2014 - 00:00

Los datos de un viejo satélite proporcionan más información sobre una zona del planeta que puede poner en riesgo las futuras misiones espaciales.

Categorías: Ciencia

Flaws emerge in RNA method to build tree of life

Nature - Lun, 07/28/2014 - 22:46

Study finds problems with alluringly simple way to tease out evolutionary relationships through microRNA.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15625

Categorías: Ciencia

Open access to proceedings from conference on robotics in education

openeducationeuropa - Lun, 07/28/2014 - 10:19
Summary: 

The 4th International Workshop “Teaching Robotics & Teaching with Robotics” (TRTWR) and the International Conference “Robotics in Education” (RiE) joined forces in 2014. The joint event took place on 18 July 2014 and the full proceedings are now openly available online.

Interest Area:  Schools Higher Education
Categorías: Ciencia

Open access to proceedings from conference on robotics in education

openeducationeuropa - Lun, 07/28/2014 - 10:19
Summary: 

The 4th International Workshop “Teaching Robotics & Teaching with Robotics” (TRTWR) and the International Conference “Robotics in Education” (RiE) joined forces in 2014. The joint event took place on 18 July 2014 and the full proceedings are now openly available online.

Interest Area:  Schools Higher Education
Categorías: Ciencia

Dinosaur-killing asteroid hit at just the wrong time

Nature - Lun, 07/28/2014 - 07:43

Animals might have survived if impact happened a few million years earlier or later.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15616

Categorías: Ciencia

¿Puede observarse directamente la aceleración cósmica?

Investigación y Ciencia - Lun, 07/28/2014 - 00:00

Un estudio propone medir los cambios de velocidad de las nubes de hidrógeno intergaláctico para obtener una prueba directa de la energía oscura.

Categorías: Ciencia

Satellites reveal swift groundwater loss in western United States

Nature - Sáb, 07/26/2014 - 01:28

Drought-stricken Colorado River Basin is drawing down underground reservoirs.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15623

Categorías: Ciencia

Final call for abstracts on MOOCs for skill development and employability

openeducationeuropa - Ven, 07/25/2014 - 12:05
Summary: 

Authors now have a second (and final) chance to submit an abstract for the upcoming workshop Can MOOCs save Europe's unemployed youth?

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

Final call for abstracts on MOOCs for skill development and employability

openeducationeuropa - Ven, 07/25/2014 - 12:05
Summary: 

Authors now have a second (and final) chance to submit an abstract for the upcoming workshop Can MOOCs save Europe's unemployed youth?

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

La masa de los neutrinos no implicaría una nueva física

Investigación y Ciencia - Ven, 07/25/2014 - 00:00

Según un estudio teórico, la integración de este parámetro en el modelo estándar no cambiaría nuestra visión del universo actual.

Categorías: Ciencia

'Hot Jupiter' measurements throw water on theory

Nature - Xov, 07/24/2014 - 22:23

Dry atmospheres of three exoplanets challenge ideas of how planets form.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15618

Categorías: Ciencia

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