Puerto Rico's Corporate Bullies: The Pharmaceutical Industry

by Rodrigo FernosThe US Congress needs to dig much deeper into its investigation of the pharmaceutical industry's malfeasance. Aside from price gouging, these are also corrosively (and criminally) influencing political...

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Equipo de Univisión listo para ser deportado de Venezuela

Fuente: NoticelEl equipo de Univisión que se trasladó a Caracas para hacerle una entrevista al gobernante Nicolás Maduro y que fue retenido en el palacio presidencial, ya se encuentra en el Aeropuerto Internacional de...

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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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MVC: ¿Hasta dónde se puede estirar la amplitud?

Fuente: CLARIDADTodo frente amplio necesita un “programa mínimo” y en el caso del Movimiento Victoria Ciudadana (MVC) eso fue lo que se dio a conocer el pasado 11 de marzo en el Teatro Tapia de San...

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US jury considers glyphosate “a substantial factor” in causing human cancer

Source: MercopressA US jury has found that one of the world's most widely-used weed-killers was a “substantial factor” in causing a man's cancer. Pharmaceutical group Bayer had strongly rejected...

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Complex societies precede moralizing gods throughout world history

Source: NatureAbstractThe origins of religion and of complex societies represent evolutionary puzzles1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8. The ‘moralizing gods’ hypothesis offers a solution to both puzzles by proposing...

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Google Hit With $1.7 Billion in Europe for Abusing Advertising Dominance

Source: GizmodoEuropean regulators fined Google €1.49 billion (or $1.7 billion) on Wednesday for abusing its dominance in the online advertising business by imposing restrictive and anticompetitive...

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