Violent drug cartels stifle Mexican science

Source: NatureFor astronomers at the Large Millimeter Telescope in Mexico's Puebla state, the new year began with disturbing news. Their work probing the formation and evolution of stars, planets, black holes and...

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Violence and insecurity threaten Mexican telescopes

Source: Science MagazineTwo astronomical observatories in Mexico have scaled back access and operations because of security threats, Mexico’s National Institute of Astrophysics, Optics and Electronics (INAOE) in San...

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Where's the Beef?: Histories of science without Science

by Rodrigo FernósThere are many worrying trends in academia, one them being a misrepresentation of the internal content of PhD theses.  Particularly worrisome, from my own field of interest, is the increasing emergence...

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Brazil’s new president has scientists worried. Here’s why

Source: Science MagazineBrazil has long been a frontrunner in climate change policy and environmental diplomacy. The international conventions on climate change and biological diversity, for example, were born during the...

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Biological sex shapes tumour evolution across cancer types

Source: NatureA person’s sex can affect the kinds of cancer-causing mutations they develop, according to a genomic analysis spanning nearly 2,000 tumours and 28 types of cancer.The results show...

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Con viveros antihuracanes protegerán agricultura caribeña

Fuente: SciDev.net   Para hacer frente a la amenaza contra la seguridad alimentaria que representan los ciclones tropicales en el Caribe, la costa centroamericana del Pacífico y el Atlántico Norte,...

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A dos años de PROMESA, ¿quién celebra?

Fuente: NoticelLa Ley de Supervisión, Gerencia y Estabilidad Económica de Puerto Rico (PROMESA, por sus siglas en inglés), que impone a Puerto Rico una Junta de Control Fiscal (JCF) y da paso a un...

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Thoughts on Anger over Amazon buying Eero

Source: iMoreAmazon, as I'm sure you know, is the biggest online retailer in the world, run by the richest person in the world. It's also the leader in cloud computing with Amazon Web Services (AWS),...

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