Heavy comet traffic around young star

Nature - fai 47 min 9 seg

Environment of β Pictoris echoes Solar System’s turbulent early years.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16201

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Fossils reveal 'beer-bellied' dinosaur

Nature - fai 3 horas 47 min

Waddling Deinocheirus was almost as big as a Tyrannosaurus rex.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16203

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Seven days: 17–23 October 2014

Nature - Mér, 10/22/2014 - 23:41

The week in science: Snail discovery revives publishing spat; proposed nuclear-waste site passes key US safety evaluation; and biopharmaceutical firm AbbVie cools on US$54-billion takeover deal.

Nature 514 408 doi: 10.1038/514408a

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US suspends risky disease research

Nature - Mér, 10/22/2014 - 20:40

Government to cease funding gain-of-function studies that make viruses more dangerous, pending a safety assessment.

Nature 514 411 doi: 10.1038/514411a

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Data bank struggles as protein imaging ups its game

Nature - Mér, 10/22/2014 - 17:39

Hybrid methods to solve structures of molecular machines create a storage headache.

Nature 514 416 doi: 10.1038/514416a

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The invisible extinction

Nature - Mér, 10/22/2014 - 17:39

A palaeontologist wonders whether the future fossil record will preserve evidence of animals that vanish today.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16183

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US midterm elections offer little hope for science

Nature - Mér, 10/22/2014 - 08:36

November vote is unlikely to break a political stalemate that has squeezed research funding.

Nature 514 412 doi: 10.1038/514412a

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Human-subjects research: The ethics squad

Nature - Mér, 10/22/2014 - 08:36

Bioethicists are setting up consultancies for research — but some scientists question whether they are needed.

Nature 514 418 doi: 10.1038/514418a

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Stormy outlook for long-term ecology studies

Nature - Mér, 10/22/2014 - 05:35

The closure of a 40-year project to understand and protect seabirds shows the false priorities of funders, warns Tim Birkhead.

Nature 514 405 doi: 10.1038/514405a

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Sun’s stroke keeps Kepler online

Nature - Mér, 10/22/2014 - 05:35

Space telescope beats mechanical failures to begin a second mission that will trace new celestial targets.

Nature 514 414 doi: 10.1038/514414a

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Los andares afectan al ánimo

Investigación y Ciencia - Mér, 10/22/2014 - 00:00

Nuestra forma de caminar influye en cómo nos sentimos.

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<em>Jets</em> de materia estelar en miniatura

Investigación y Ciencia - Mar, 10/21/2014 - 00:00

Un modelo de laboratorio consigue reproducir estos fenómenos gracias al uso de campos magnéticos intensos.

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Italian seismologists fight to overturn convictions

Nature - Lun, 10/20/2014 - 23:28

Six scientists and one official contend that they never reassured the public before deadly 2009 L'Aquila quake.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16179

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Comet buzzes Mars

Nature - Lun, 10/20/2014 - 14:27

Mars orbiters emerge unscathed from Comet Siding Spring's close encounter with the red planet.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16178

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¿Por qué reaccionamos ante las injusticias?

Investigación y Ciencia - Lun, 10/20/2014 - 00:00

Un artículo en Science analiza las raíces evolutivas de la aversión a la inequidad.

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Fossils rewrite history of penetrative sex

Nature - Dom, 10/19/2014 - 20:24

Evidence of bony organs in ancient, armour-plated fish suggests that they copulated even though many of their descendants stopped doing so.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16173

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Physicists see potential dark matter from the Sun

Nature - Ven, 10/17/2014 - 23:11

X-ray data hinting at axion particles draw interest and cautionary warnings.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16174

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Lockheed Martin's fusion goals meet scepticism

Nature - Ven, 10/17/2014 - 20:11

Company claims it will have a working reactor in a decade.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16169

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Can quarantines and travel bans thwart Ebola?

Nature - Ven, 10/17/2014 - 17:03

The rules in place to prevent pandemics vary from one US state to the next, and even more so between different countries.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16172

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Funding competition for solutions to security, trust and privacy issues in online learning

openeducationeuropa - Ven, 10/17/2014 - 12:05

To reach the height of its potential, online learning needs to effectively deal with the issue of online security for learners. The Trust Challenge is a competition for institutions and organisations that are working to make online education safer in real-life contexts, with over 1.2 million USD to be awarded. 

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