Cristian Montes

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Es imposible que tu cerebro vea todos los puntos de esta imagen

En TICbeat nos encantan los juegos mentales. De hecho, ya te hemos mostrado alguna vez cómo esta foto era capaz de decidir si eres de izquierdas o …

New version of the cartography package

A new version of the cartography package (v2.0.1) has arrived on CRAN.<p>cartography allows various cartographic representations such as proportional …

First steps with MRF smooths

(This article was first published on <b>From the Bottom of the Heap - R</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>One of the specialist smoother types in the</b> …

Data Science

50 Best Places to Travel in 2017

The 50 destinations that made our list this year include one of France’s lesser-known wine regions, America’s next big dining spot, and a buzzy Greek …

Travel

Controversy Clouds Melania Trump’s Brightening of Dark GOP Convention

CLEVELAND — Melania Trump sought to show husband Donald Trump’s softer side on the first night of the Republican Convention, a jarring contrast with a raft of other speakers who described a violent America besieged by crime, illegal immigration, and corruption.<p>Melania Trump's speech was widely …

Donald Trump

April breaks global temperature record, marking seven months of new highs

Latest monthly figures add to string of recent temperature records and all but assure 2016 will be hottest year on record<p>Last month was the hottest April on record globally – and the seventh month in a row to have broken global temperature records.<p>The latest figures smashed the previous record for …

Climate Change

Diez curiosidades de Pokémon que probablemente desconocías

Pokémon es, con todo el derecho, una de las sagas de videojuegos más populares de todos los tiempos. Con todo, tiene su particular universo y dentro …

This technology could help feed the 9 billion people expected to populate the world by 2050

Organizations including the World Bank and the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization are calling for more innovation to address the links between these sectors, often referred to as the food-energy-water (FEW) nexus.<p>Nanotechnology - designing ultrasmall particles - is now emerging as a promising …

For 600 years, Japanese monks have recorded climate data that scientists are using today

Each winter, Shinto monks living in the mountains of central Japan wait for ice ridges to appear on the frozen surface of Lake Suwa. The ridges, known as <i>omiwatari,</i> are believed to be the footsteps of a male Shinto god crossing the lake to visit a female god who resides on the other side, and their …

Global Warming

Usarán el grafeno para hacer implantes en cualquier parte del cuerpo

Los investigadores señalaron que este desarrollo puede ser beneficioso para la ceguera, la depresión profunda, el parkinson o la diabetes, entre …

NASA Just Opened Up Access To 2.95 Million Images Of Earth

Here are some of the most striking ones.<p>For the past 16 years, a Japanese-built instrument aboard a NASA research satellite has been quietly gathering data about Earth's changing surface.<p>Those changes include everything from volcanic eruptions and massive wildfires to the worst North Korean drought …

This Swedish Scientist’s Transparent Wood Could Transform Architecture

A new material design innovation has made wood practically invisible. Just watch for splinters.<p>You don’t have to shop at Ikea to see that Sweden is obsessed with wood. Over 57% of the country is covered in upwards of 51 billion trees, and lumber and paper products are one of the country’s biggest …

Engineering

El efecto McGurk: los sentidos funcionan mezclándose entre sí

Si nos dejamos guiar por nuestra intuición, entonces estaremos convencidos de que nuestros sentidos funcionan independientemente unos de otros. …

La diversidad de los microbios del suelo podría utilizarse como indicador de los efectos del cambio climático

La revista científica Nature Communications publica un estudio liderado por la Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, que evalúa los efectos de las comunidades …

Sitios ideales para aprender a hacer aviones de papel

Existen muchos tutoriales en Internet que ayudan a construir aviones de papel de diversos tipos, pero pocos son tan completos y especializados como …

Biología Matemática, un futuro interdisciplinar | Matemáticas y sus fronteras

Publicado por <b>Matemáticas y sus fronteras</b> el <b>29 abril, 2015</b><p><b>El editorial del octavo newsletter se dedicó a presentar una rama emergente de las</b> …

Una nueva herramienta ayuda a enseñar programación a niños desde los tres años

Investigadores de la Universidad Rey Juan Carlos han desarrollado una herramienta para que los niños puedan aprender técnicas de programación desde …

Comer o no comer la golosina

En uno de los pasajes más célebres de la Odisea, Homero nos cuenta cómo Ulises, advertido por la diosa Circe del nefasto destino que aguarda a todo …