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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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US Congress’s “rocket scientist” to lead world’s largest science organization

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

Representative Rush Holt on science in Congress: “There are some real frustrations.”

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16381

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Philae’s 64 hours of comet science yield rich data

Nature - Mar, 11/18/2014 - 19:22

Comet lander is now hibernating, but has already altered our understanding of these objects.

Nature 515 319 doi: 10.1038/515319a

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‘Platinum’ genome takes on disease

Nature - Mar, 11/18/2014 - 19:22

Disease sites targeted in assembly of more-complete version of the human genome sequence.

Nature 515 323 doi: 10.1038/515323a

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Europe's bird-flu outbreaks pose little risk to humans

Nature - Mar, 11/18/2014 - 16:21

Impact of the viruses will be felt mostly by farmers.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16367

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Education in the Digital Era: opening a discussion on quality

openeducationeuropa - Mar, 11/18/2014 - 14:04
Summary: 

The EC and the Italian Presidency of the EU are hosting a high level conference on Education in the Digital Era on December 11th. The pre-conference dialog has already begun on various online platforms and you are all welcome to participate. The main topic of discussion is quality and relevance in learning

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

Education in the Digital Era: opening a discussion on quality

openeducationeuropa - Mar, 11/18/2014 - 14:04
Summary: 

The EC and the Italian Presidency of the EU are hosting a high level conference on Education in the Digital Era on December 11th. The pre-conference dialog has already begun on various online platforms and you are all welcome to participate. The main topic of discussion is quality and relevance in learning

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

Highlights of the MOOCs for Web Talent final conference

openeducationeuropa - Mar, 11/18/2014 - 12:59
Summary: 

Experts from educational institutions, multinational companies, MOOC providers and MOOC platforms convened at Aalto University in Helsinki on 17 November for this final conference of the MOOCs for Web Talent Network.

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

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