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The mathematics behind internet virality

Nature - fai 1 hora 8 min

Computational social scientist Sharad Goel studies the spread of memes such as #TheDress.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17046

Categorías: Ciencia

Harold Varmus to resign as head of US cancer institute

Nature - fai 16 horas 25 min

Nobel laureate has led the National Cancer Institute since 2010.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17063

Categorías: Ciencia

Migración celular en el cáncer

Investigación y Ciencia - fai 16 horas 59 min

Se ha desentrañado el comportamiento de los agregados de células tumorales, con una mayor capacidad metastásica que las células individuales.

Categorías: Ciencia

Ethiopian jawbone may mark dawn of humankind

Nature - Mér, 03/04/2015 - 21:27

A 2.8-million-year-old mandible and a digital model of a key fossil paint a complicated picture of the genus Homo.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17039

Categorías: Ciencia

Human Brain Project votes for leadership change

Nature - Mér, 03/04/2015 - 21:27

Controversial European project plans to disband three-person executive committee after anger from neuroscientists.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17060

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Seven days: 27 February–5 March 2015

Nature - Mér, 03/04/2015 - 18:25

The week in science: China’s panda survey concerns experts; Russia finally agrees with US on the International Space Station’s timeline; and science world pays tribute to Leonard Nimoy.

Nature 519 10 doi: 10.1038/519010a

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No link found between psychedelics and psychosis

Nature - Mér, 03/04/2015 - 18:25

In large US survey, users of LSD and similar drugs were no more likely to have mental conditions than other respondents.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16968

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Developing world: The minority minority

Nature - Mér, 03/04/2015 - 15:24

Women are under-represented in physical sciences and in science in the developing world. Meet three who beat both sets of odds.

Nature 519 20 doi: 10.1038/519020a

Categorías: Ciencia

Maternal health: Ebola’s lasting legacy

Nature - Mér, 03/04/2015 - 15:24

One of the most devastating consequences of the Ebola outbreak will be its impact on maternal health.

Nature 519 24 doi: 10.1038/519024a

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Complex societies evolved without belief in all-powerful deity

Nature - Mér, 03/04/2015 - 02:43

Emergence of politically sophisticated societies may be assisted by faith in supernatural spirits, but does not need "big God" religion.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17040

Categorías: Ciencia

UK government slammed for Kew Gardens budget crunch

Nature - Mér, 03/04/2015 - 02:43

Parliamentary report urges stable funding for leading botanic garden hit by cash crisis.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17045

Categorías: Ciencia

Cuantos más amigos, más se bebe

Investigación y Ciencia - Mér, 03/04/2015 - 00:00

El tamaño del grupo de amigos influye en la cantidad de bebida alcohólica que consume una persona.

Categorías: Ciencia

Robo-rescuers battle it out in disaster challenge

Nature - Mar, 03/03/2015 - 20:26

Nimble bots to go head-to-head for $2-million DARPA prize.

Nature 519 14 doi: 10.1038/519014a

Categorías: Ciencia

Behind the scenes of the world's first commercial stem-cell therapy

Nature - Mar, 03/03/2015 - 20:26

Graziella Pellegrini explains the 25-year struggle to develop Holoclar, a treatment for blindness.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17022

Categorías: Ciencia

Spacecraft nears dwarf planet Ceres

Nature - Mar, 03/03/2015 - 20:26

Dawn mission spots mysterious bright spots on Solar System's largest asteroid, hinting at its watery history.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17038

Categorías: Ciencia

China’s scientists must engage the public on GM

Nature - Mar, 03/03/2015 - 17:22

The country’s shifting stance on genetic modification for crops needs the support of researchers to persuade a sceptical public, says Qiang Wang.

Nature 519 7 doi: 10.1038/519007a

Categorías: Ciencia

Ebola’s mental-health wounds linger in Africa

Nature - Mar, 03/03/2015 - 17:22

Health-care workers struggle to help people who have been traumatized by the epidemic.

Nature 519 13 doi: 10.1038/519013a

Categorías: Ciencia

World's deadliest volcanoes identified

Nature - Mar, 03/03/2015 - 17:22

Indonesia's population most at risk from eruptions.

Nature 519 16 doi: 10.1038/519016a

Categorías: Ciencia

Europe sounds alarm over freshwater pollution

Nature - Mar, 03/03/2015 - 01:58

Environment agency review also charts gloomy news on biodiversity.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17021

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