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Quick test for malaria shows promise

Nature - Dom, 08/31/2014 - 20:29

Magnetic detection method is more portable and less error-prone than conventional tests.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15796

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NASA extends Mars rover and Moon orbiter missions

Nature - Sáb, 08/30/2014 - 20:26

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California quake puts warning system in the spotlight

Nature - Ven, 08/29/2014 - 20:20

Scientists, politicians and business leaders will discuss practicalities of a regional network.

Nature 513 18 doi: 10.1038/513018a

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Ebola drug saves infected monkeys

Nature - Ven, 08/29/2014 - 20:20

ZMapp is the first treatment to completely protect animals after they show symptoms of disease.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15793

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US government labs plan biohazard-safety sweep

Nature - Ven, 08/29/2014 - 20:20

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Icelandic volcano erupts

Nature - Ven, 08/29/2014 - 14:19

Lava flows from Bárðarbunga after nearly two weeks of seismic unrest.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15792

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Contribute to researching the impact of MOOCs on career development

openeducationeuropa - Ven, 08/29/2014 - 12:28
Summary: 

The MOOCKnowledge project is trying to establish a knowledge-base about experiences from participants of European Massive Open Online Courses.

Interest Area:  Higher Education Training & Work Learning & Society
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Contribute to researching the impact of MOOCs on career development

openeducationeuropa - Ven, 08/29/2014 - 12:28
Summary: 

The MOOCKnowledge project is trying to establish a knowledge-base about experiences from participants of European Massive Open Online Courses.

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

Ebola virus mutating rapidly as it spreads

Nature - Xov, 08/28/2014 - 23:15

Outbreak likely originated with a single animal-to-human transmission.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15777

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Row reignites over distance of Pleiades star cluster

Nature - Xov, 08/28/2014 - 23:15

New measurement points to possible error in ESA survey that could also affect the agency's new Gaia mission.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15786

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Social sciences suffer from severe publication bias

Nature - Xov, 08/28/2014 - 23:15

Survey finds that ‘null results’ rarely see the light of the day.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15787

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Cost to control Ebola shoots up

Nature - Xov, 08/28/2014 - 23:15

World Health Organization projects 20,000 deaths and requests $490 million to control epidemic.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15790

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Ebola doctor reveals how infected Americans were cured

Nature - Xov, 08/28/2014 - 20:14

Techniques used in the US to treat symptoms and subdue the virus in patients could work overseas, Bruce Ribner says.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15791

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A study reveals learners positive attitudes towards OER

openeducationeuropa - Xov, 08/28/2014 - 11:31
Summary: 

The study, commissioned by the Higher Education Academy (HEA) and conducted by the National Union of Students (NUS), found that overall students have positive stances towards the use of OER.

Interest Area:  Schools Higher Education Training & Work Learning & Society
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A study reveals learners have actually positive attitudes towards OER

openeducationeuropa - Xov, 08/28/2014 - 11:31
Summary: 

The study, commissioned by the Higher Education Academy (HEA) and conducted by the National Union of Students (NUS), found that overall students have positive stances towards the use of OER.

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

'Wandering stones' of Death Valley explained

Nature - Mér, 08/27/2014 - 23:09

Scientists spot ice shoving rocks on Racetrack Playa in California, resolving a longstanding geological enigma.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15773

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How fish can learn to walk

Nature - Mér, 08/27/2014 - 23:09

Land-raised bichirs provide insight into evolutionary pressures facing first vertebrates to live on land.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15778

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Long-sought neutrinos answer burning question about the Sun

Nature - Mér, 08/27/2014 - 23:09

Underground lab catches low-energy particles that reveal crucial proton-proton fusion reaction.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15779

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Entangled photons make a picture from a paradox

Nature - Mér, 08/27/2014 - 23:09

Quantum imaging outlines objects with light that does not interact with them.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15781

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Japanese lab at centre of stem-cell scandal to be reformed

Nature - Mér, 08/27/2014 - 23:09

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