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Solar System survey casts doubt on mysertious 'Planet Nine'

Xov, 06/22/2017 - 20:53

Orbits of four newfound objects show no signs of gravitational pull from proposed giant planet.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22177

Categorías: Ciencia

US court grants Elsevier millions in damages from Sci-Hub

Xov, 06/22/2017 - 20:53

Some doubt that the publishing giant will see any money from the pirate site.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22196

Categorías: Ciencia

Air-guns used in offshore oil exploration can kill tiny marine life

Xov, 06/22/2017 - 18:36

Lethal effects from pulses of sound used to probe the sea floor can travel over a kilometer.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22167

Categorías: Ciencia

Modified viruses deliver death to antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Mér, 06/21/2017 - 20:55

Engineered microbes turn a bacterium's immune response against itself using CRISPR.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22173

Categorías: Ciencia

China’s genomics giant to make stock-market debut

Mér, 06/21/2017 - 18:33

Once the world's biggest DNA sequencer for research, BGI is now looking to medical applications to boost profits.

Nature 546 461 doi: 10.1038/546461

Categorías: Ciencia

New concerns raised over value of genome-wide disease studies

Mér, 06/21/2017 - 18:33

Large analyses dredge up 'peripheral' genetic associations that offer little biological insight, researchers say.

Nature 546 463 doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22152

Categorías: Ciencia

New journal blacklist, palm-oil ban and the world’s top supercomputers

Mér, 06/21/2017 - 17:15

The week in science: 16–22 June 2017.

Nature 546 456 doi: 10.1038/546456a

Categorías: Ciencia

The fight to save thousands of lives with sea-floor sensors

Mér, 06/21/2017 - 17:15

Geophysicists are ramping up their efforts to monitor major undersea faults for movement, and search for signs of the next catastrophic quake.

Nature 546 466 doi: 10.1038/546466a

Categorías: Ciencia

China cracks down on fake peer reviews

Mar, 06/20/2017 - 16:28

Funding agencies announce harsh penalties and stronger policing efforts.

Nature 546 464 doi: 10.1038/546464a

Categorías: Ciencia

Teeth tell tale of hippo’s quick spread across Africa

Mar, 06/20/2017 - 14:31

Fossils from ancient hippo ancestor suggest that grass helped the animals to conquer a continent.

Nature 546 462 doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22168

Categorías: Ciencia

A year on, Brexit brings lessons in uncertainty

Mar, 06/20/2017 - 12:00

It is more important to understand the electorate than to make predictions about the outcome of elections, says Jane Green.

Nature 456 453 doi: 10.1038/546453a

Categorías: Ciencia

Ancient oak's youthful genome surprises biologists

Lun, 06/19/2017 - 20:06

DNA of 234-year-old tree has few mutations, giving weight to idea that plants protect their stem cells.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/546460a

Categorías: Ciencia

Macron consolidates electoral victory

Lun, 06/19/2017 - 17:10

The party of France’s recently elected president won an absolute majority in its first general elections, with an agenda that included strong support for research.

Nature 546 549 doi: 10.1038/549459a

Categorías: Ciencia

Swipe right for science: Papr app is ‘Tinder for preprints’

Ven, 06/16/2017 - 22:23

App lets researchers rate life-sciences abstracts by swiping across a screen.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22163

Categorías: Ciencia

Biologists debate how to license preprints

Ven, 06/16/2017 - 17:13

Flood of online manuscripts generates confusion about terms for distribution and reuse.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22161

Categorías: Ciencia

China's quantum satellite clears major hurdle on way to ultrasecure communications

Xov, 06/15/2017 - 23:11

Probe sends entangled photons — which could underpin quantum-based data encryption — over unprecedented distance.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22142

Categorías: Ciencia

Eye-opening picture of fetal immune system emerges

Mér, 06/14/2017 - 20:25

Human fetuses have an immune system that acts differently from the adult version.

Nature 546 335 doi: 10.1038/546335a

Categorías: Ciencia

The ‘time machine’ reconstructing ancient Venice’s social networks

Mér, 06/14/2017 - 20:25

Machine-learning project will analyse 1,000 years of maps and manuscripts from the floating city's golden age.

Nature 546 341 doi: 10.1038/546341a

Categorías: Ciencia

Plutonium accident, ancient amber and a call to climate scientists

Mér, 06/14/2017 - 16:21

The week in science: 9–15 June 2017.

Nature 546 332 doi: 10.1038/546332a

Categorías: Ciencia

Let Trump claim a better deal on climate

Mér, 06/14/2017 - 10:56

If we can stomach it, a ‘renegotiation’ of the Paris Agreement could help us all, says Elliot Diringer.

Nature 546 329 doi: 10.1038/546329a

Categorías: Ciencia