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Opioid emergency, climate language and a frozen fruit cake

Mér, 08/16/2017 - 17:05

The week in science: 11–17 August 2017.

Nature 548 264 doi: 10.1038/548264a

Categorías: Ciencia

California’s scientists push to create massive climate-research programme

Mér, 08/16/2017 - 17:05

Effort backed by the state’s flagship universities comes as US President Donald Trump shrugs off global warming.

Nature 548 267 doi: 10.1038/548267a

Categorías: Ciencia

China’s embrace of embryo selection raises thorny questions

Mér, 08/16/2017 - 17:05

Fertility centres are making a massive push to increase preimplantation genetic diagnosis in a bid to eradicate certain diseases.

Nature 548 272 doi: 10.1038/548272a

Categorías: Ciencia

China launches brain-imaging factory

Mér, 08/16/2017 - 02:11

Hub aims to make industrial-scale high-resolution brain mapping a standard tool for neuroscience

Nature 548 268 doi: 10.1038/548268a

Categorías: Ciencia

Why 14 ecology labs teamed up to watch grass grow

Mar, 08/15/2017 - 20:02

Multi-lab efforts point the way to shoring up the reliability of field studies.

Nature 548 271 doi: 10.1038/548271a

Categorías: Ciencia

A little democracy could go a long way

Mar, 08/15/2017 - 11:11

The Middle East is freezing out Qatar. A science academy could help — and would set an important precedent for the region, says Ehsan Masood.

Nature 548 261 doi: 10.1038/548261a

Categorías: Ciencia

Ecologists protest Australia’s plans to cut funding for environment-monitoring network

Mar, 08/15/2017 - 02:02

Scientists say the move will reduce the country’s capacity to predict future ecosystem changes.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22453

Categorías: Ciencia

Artificial intelligence identifies plant species for science

Ven, 08/11/2017 - 18:12

Deep-learning methods successfully classify thousands of herbarium samples.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22442

Categorías: Ciencia

Stop hoarding ancient bones, plead archaeologists

Ven, 08/11/2017 - 18:12

Scientists call for wider access to rare samples rich in DNA.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22445

Categorías: Ciencia

Massive El Niño sent greenhouse-gas emissions soaring

Ven, 08/11/2017 - 03:53

Disruptive weather pattern in 2014–2016 spurred tropical forests to pump out 3 billion tonnes of carbon.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22440

Categorías: Ciencia

Sea snakes lose their stripes to deal with pollution

Xov, 08/10/2017 - 21:14

Melanin pigment in darkened skin binds to pollutants and helps animals rid themselves of chemicals.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22441

Categorías: Ciencia

US biomedical research facilities still unprepared for natural disasters and attacks

Xov, 08/10/2017 - 21:14

Science panel says institutions need to do more to prevent and mitigate damage to research equipment and animals.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22446

Categorías: Ciencia

How to map the circuits that define us

Xov, 08/10/2017 - 02:29

Neuroscientists want to understand how tangles of neurons produce complex behaviours, but even the simplest networks defy understanding.

Nature 548 150 doi: 10.1038/548150a

Categorías: Ciencia

Thousands across India march in support of science

Xov, 08/10/2017 - 02:29

Inspired by global demonstrations, protesters demand respect for research.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22439

Categorías: Ciencia

Telescope protest, GM salmon and a giant 'dead zone'

Mér, 08/09/2017 - 16:09

The week in science: 4–10 August 2017.

Nature 548 140 doi: 10.1038/548140a

Categorías: Ciencia

Mysteries of Sun's corona on view during upcoming eclipse

Mér, 08/09/2017 - 16:09

From ground, sky and space, researchers are ready to test latest technologies on the Great American Eclipse.

Nature 548 146 doi: 10.1038/548146a

Categorías: Ciencia

Citizen scientists chase total solar eclipse

Mér, 08/09/2017 - 16:09

Non-scientists are being recruited to collect data on everything from the Sun’s outer atmosphere to animal behaviour.

Nature 548 147 doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22415

Categorías: Ciencia

Insomnia linked to premature birth in study of 3 million mothers

Mar, 08/08/2017 - 23:58

Women with sleep disorders were about twice as likely to deliver babies more than six weeks early.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22419

Categorías: Ciencia

Commit to talks on patient data and public health

Mar, 08/08/2017 - 18:44

Gene-edited embryos are exciting, but the truly urgent conversations concern genomic medicine, says Vivienne Parry.

Nature 548 137 doi: 10.1038/548137a

Categorías: Ciencia

Home-grown scientists step up to save Africa’s primates

Mar, 08/08/2017 - 15:56

Scientific network aims to train a generation of African leaders in primate research.

Nature 548 144 doi: 10.1038/548144a

Categorías: Ciencia

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