Cristian Fong

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It’s Time to Bury the Idea of the Lone Genius Innovator

Luis Del Río Camacho<p>When Alexander Fleming, a brilliant but sometimes careless scientist, returned to his lab after a summer holiday, in 1928, he found his work ruined. The bacteria cultures he had been growing were contaminated by fungus. As it grew, it killed all the colonies it touched.<p>Most …

Las momias que revelan el impacto devastador de la conquista europea sobre los pueblos americanos

Dos de las principales preguntas que la comunidad científica se ha hecho desde hace décadas acerca de los primeros habitantes de las Américas son: ¿cómo se extendieron a lo largo del continente? y ¿cuál fue el verdadero impacto de la llegada de los conquistadores europeos sobre esas …

Human adaptation and population differentiation in the light of ancient genomes

Altmetric: 100<p>Citations: 4<p>More detail<p>Article |<p>Open<p>Felix M. Key ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0003-2812-6636<br>• , Qiaomei Fu<br>• , Frédéric Romagné<br>• , Michael Lachmann<br>• & …

There is no intelligence gene... singular

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De dónde viene el nombre de las principales capitales de Latinoamérica

¿Qué significa México? ¿Quién le puso Buenos Aires a la capital de Argentina o Lima a la de Perú? En el caso de Hispanoamérica, muchos nombres fueron …

Recommended holiday reading for the medicine and science enthusiast - Scope

A good book can transform boredom into bliss in the amount of time it takes to buckle yourself into an airplane seat. Yet all too often we find …

Diez curiosidades científicas sobre el infinito que quizá no sabías

Existen varios tipos de infinitos, unos más grandes que otros, pero todos igual de rebeldes ante las teorías matemáticas.<p>Matemáticas, filosofía, …

Viruses are Alive, and They Share An Ancestor With Modern Cells

Viruses are living things after all, and they share an early evolutionary history with the cells that make up the bacteria, fungi, plants, and …

Bernie Sanders on Colbert: socialism, Super Pacs and why 'liberal' is no insult

Bernie Sanders brought a “Feel the Bern” coffee cup for Stephen Colbert along with his message of lifting the middle class, and in return received a rock star’s welcome from the studio audience as a guest on The Late Show on Friday.<p>The independent Vermont senator and Democratic presidential hopeful …

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The Structure of Scientific Revolutions

• <b>Author:</b> Thomas S. Kuhn<p>A good book may have the power to change the way we see the world, but a great book actually becomes part of our daily consciousness, pervading our thinking to the point that we take it for granted, and we forget how provocative and challenging its ideas once were—and still …

8 things Apple didn't tell you about the iPad Pro

The iPad Pro is gargantuan. Its 12.9-inch Retina HD display dwarfs the iPad Air 2. Its Hulk-powerful, but still thin and light. It's basically …

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

• <b>Author:</b> Rebecca Skloot<p><b>Now an HBO® Film starring Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne</b><p><b>#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b><br>Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951—became one of the most important tools in …

Este accesorio convierte cualquier bicicleta en «inteligente» y mola

Por Nacho Palou — 7 de Septiembre de 2015<p>El <i>gadget</i> <b>SmartHalo</b> se acopla al manillar de una bicicleta normal y <b>proporciona al ciclista información —con un</b> …

London’s Autumn Season 2015 – a cultural season like no other

12 Things We’re Hoping to See at the September 9 Apple Event

We can safely say that the new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus will be coming with Force Touch and a nicer camera, but what else does Apple have in store for its fans? Here are 12 things we hope to see during the September 9 iPhone announcement.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Eddie Cue busting a move.</b><p>Apple's senior vice president of …

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This Professor Can Teach Anyone Calculus Using These Simple, Beautiful Animations

Calculus: A word that triggers involuntary fear spasms in the best of us. But the days of slogging through tedious textbook derivatives are over, if …

No le hagas jailbreak a tu iPhone, no te compensa

Soy usuario del iPhone desde el 3Gs. A aquél no dudé en hacerle <i>jailbreak:</i> el sistema operativo tenía tantas carencias que compensaba quedarse fuera …

Nathan Drake volverá a las andadas el 18 de marzo con Uncharted 4 - Engadget en español

Android Wear Now Compatible With iPhone, iOS App Launches Today

Google announced today that Android Wear is now compatible with the iPhone 5 or later running at least iOS 8.2. An official Android Wear for iOS [Direct Link] companion app is rolling out on the App Store today worldwide.<p>Android Wear for iPhone has several features familiar to Android users, …

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'iPad Pro' With Force Touch-Enabled Stylus Predicted to Enter Mass Production By October

Apple's long-rumored 12.9-inch "iPad Pro" will enter mass production sometime in September or October, according to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. The analyst also believes that the larger-screened iPad will come with a Force Touch-enabled stylus accessory for users to more easily navigate …

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El viacrucis de hacer “crowdfunding” en Colombia

En enero de este año surgió mi proyecto “Fachadas bogotanas”, que en cuatro meses de trabajo diario se fue convirtiendo en la idea sólida de hacer un …

El crimen de los periodistas de Virginia: el asesino que quería...

Lo enseñan desde hace años las facultades del periodismo: <b>e</b><b>l 11-S marcó un punto de inflexión en los ataques terroristas</b> no solo por la naturaleza de …

Ataque a los Titanes es la razón por la que he vuelto a disfrutar del anime

Han pasado varios años desde que pausé el anime en mi vida. Sencillamente no encontraba nada nuevo que disfrutara y me animara a regresar, a tal …

El mejor ejercicio para perder michelines

Se llama Entrenamiento Interválico de Alta Intensidad. Y es mucho más sencillo de lo que parece. Porque 100 centímetros de cintura son demasiados …

Yo sobreviví al 'crossfit'

De todas las torturas del 'fitness' moderno, esta disciplina extrema está en alza. ¿Merece la pena tanto sufrimiento?<p>El <i>crossfit</i> no es algo nuevo. Fue …

Honest trailer of Mad Max: Fury Road shows how improbably awesome it was

If there is one thing all of humanity can agree on it’s that <i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i> was pretty much the most awesomest action movie this year. But it’s …

Researchers may have found a cancer cell's 'off' switch

Aside from their abnormal growth rates, cancerous cells aren't that much different from normal healthy tissue. That's why radiation and chemo treatments can't effectively target <i>just</i> tumors. However, a team of researchers from the Mayo Clinic believe they've discovered a mechanism that can rein in …

La historia de Windows, escritorio a escritorio

Un recorrido visual por las diferentes versiones del sistema operativo de Microsoft desde 1985

Seven Ways Windows 95 Changed The World

If you remember when Windows 95 launched then you’ll probably struggle to think of a product that has been that extensively publicized in one big push since. In the UK Microsoft paid huge sums of money to have adverts everywhere. Even The Times was festooned with adverts for Microsoft’s new …

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