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European Printmakers Had No Idea What American Cities Looked Like, So They Just Made it Up

People often say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.<p>At first glance, the rationale behind this expression would seem to have played a …

American Cities

France to set penalities on non-recycled plastic

PARIS: France plans to introduce a penalty system that would increase the costs of consumer goods with packaging made of non-recycled plastic, part …

Sustainability

En 2007, la BBC preveía terribles olas de calor en 2020 por el cambio climático. La de 2018 es peor

Llevamos hablando del <b>cambio climático</b> mucho, mucho tiempo. Si bien es cierto que los acuciantes acontecimientos de la última década lo han convertido …

One man's suffering has exposed Monsanto's secrets to the world | Carey Gillam

It was a verdict heard around the world. In a stunning blow to one of the world’s largest seed and chemical companies, jurors in San Francisco have told Monsanto it must pay $289m in damages to a man dying of cancer which he claims was caused by exposure to its herbicides.<p>Monsanto, which became a …

Pesticides

The Movement of Chromosomes Has Been Mapped For The First Time, And It's Mesmerising

Watch them go!<p>Our DNA and chromosomes are the basic genetic information that make us what we are. Now, in a new first, scientists have figured out …

Genetics

Molecular 'switch' controls how much muscle we build

To the frustration of many gym-goers, some people can build and maintain muscles with little to no effort, while others have to work twice as hard …

Medical Research

8 Reasons Why Obsessive People Are More Likely to Be Successful

It's entrepreneurial fuel.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Take a moment to think about your role models. Whether they're business leaders, athletes or musicians, I guarantee they became successful because they were obsessive people.<p>When you hear the word “obsessive,” …

Success

A critical view on transgenerational epigenetic inheritance in humans

Comment |<p>Open | Published: 30 July 2018<p>Bernhard Horsthemke ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0002-8598-8147<p><i>Nature Communications</i><b>volume 9</b>, Article number: 2973 …

Genetics

"El comercio 'online' no va a acabar con la tienda física"

"Mucha gente pensaba que los principales afectados de la transformación digital iban a ser los pequeños negocios, los comercios de barrio. Sin …

Apoyar los permisos de paternidad para hombres es rentable

Gary John Norman/Getty Images<p>Los empleadores encuentran cada vez más formas de satisfacer las necesidades de los padres que trabajan, ofreciéndoles …

Is This the Anti-Aging Pill We’ve All Been Waiting For?

Can a pill make you younger?<p>One of the few drug studies ever carried out in an attempt to address this question was reported by Novartis on Christmas …

Immune System

A brief introduction to imaginary numbers

Just because imaginary numbers don’t exist, it doesn’t mean they are completely useless.<p>In 16th century Venice, formulae for solving equations were …

Mathematics

La IA que evoluciona y muta podría desbancar al aprendizaje profundo

Con toda la emoción que hay en torno a <b>las redes neuronales y las técnicas de aprendizaje profundo</b>, cualquiera podría pensar que el mundo de la …

Reversing wrinkled skin and hair loss in mice by restoring mitochondrial function

Article |<p>Open | Published: 20 July 2018<p><i>Cell Death & Disease</i><b>volume 9</b>, Article number: 735 (2018) | Download Citation<p>Abstract<p>Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) …

Google Scholar

Her Husband Was Dying From A Superbug. She Turned To Sewer Viruses Collected By The Navy.

Courtesy of Strathdee and Patterson<p>Steffanie Strathdee and Tom Patterson visiting Egyptian pyramids<p><b>Two days after</b> walking through the pyramids, Tom …

Microbiology

Nature Photos

See nature images of lightning, sunsets, Samburu elephants, colorful frogs, a bold ladybug, from National Geographic.

Nature

Omega-3 supplementation improves cognition and modifies brain activation in young adults. - PubMed

OBJECTIVE:<p>The current study aimed to investigate the effects of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)-rich and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)-rich supplementations …

Hadron Therapy Ready for Takeoff

Hadron therapy is especially indicated for tumors resistant to chemotherapy and radiotherapy, or inoperable due to their localization in vital …

Framework provides new tools to systematically build cooperation; scientists extend theory of repeated games

All it took for rewriting the rules of understanding evolution of cooperation was a series of chance encounters between Martin Nowak, Krishnendu …

Harvard

El hongo de Chernóbil que nos descubrió una "nueva forma de fotosíntesis" y que acabó en la Estación Espacial Internacional

El 26 de abril de 1986 la historia se paró en Chernóbil. Desde entonces, miles de ojos observan las cercanías de Pripyat, en Ucrania, con una mezcla …

Oil industry is 'peddling misinformation' about electric vehicles

When technological innovation threatens to upend the status quo, the status quo fights back. Every time. I try to keep that in mind when observing …

Las seis peticiones de los investigadores al ministro Pedro Duque

El ministro de Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades, <b>Pedro Duque</b>, ha pasado por el programa ‘Hora 25’ para participar en una mesa redonda con cuatro …

Historia de un linchamiento

El acoso que sufrió un sospechoso de la muerte de Gabriel Cruz reaviva el debate sobre las coberturas sensacionalistas<p>La periodista enciende el GPS, …

Now Even Swedes Are Questioning the Welfare State

When the maternity ward was closed at the hospital in the Solleftea district of northern Sweden early last year, the nearest alternative was 100 …

Why Do Our Brains Have Folds?

Most of us have long accepted that our brains look like overgrown, shriveled walnuts. But why do our brains have those telltale wrinkles?<p>The cortex, …

Turing tenía razón: sus patrones biológicos son una promesa en ingeniería de tejidos

Una de las grandes preguntas de la humanidad que la ciencia intenta sonsacar a la filosofía es el origen de la vida: cómo una célula es capaz de …

This Device Pulls Water Out of Desert Air

Droughts have been making headlines across the world in recent years, from the California water crisis to Cape Town’s severe water shortage, and …

New antibiotic shows long-lasting promise as superbug killer

Antibiotics have saved countless lives for the better part of a century, but these medical marvels may be approaching the end of their usefulness. …

How to Calculate Spiral Staircase Dimensions and Designs

Spiral staircases save valuable square meters because they occupy a much smaller area than a conventional staircase. With daring shapes and diverse …

“Enseñamos a los niños a odiar las matemáticas antes de empezar a estudiarlas”

La sevillana Clara Grima es un referente en la divulgación de las matemáticas. Su cruzada para combatir el odio a los números llega ahora en forma de …