February 2018

Florida residents

Source: NaturePolicymakers in the United States are pushing to give the public more power to influence what educators teach students. Last week, Florida’s legislature started considering two related...

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UK/Brazil launch the

Source: MercoPressThe UK-Brazil Year of Science and Innovation 2018-19, will be celebrated by a cocktail reception on 27 February at the Museum of Tomorrow during the visit of the British Royal...

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México: mejoran

Fuente: SciDev   Un nuevo algoritmo permitirá que el sistema de alerta de sismos de México (SASMEX) sea más preciso en cuanto a la intensidad esperada del movimiento del terreno, brindando una alerta...

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Estas son las

Fuente: NoticelTras el paso del huracán María y las múltiples quejas alrededor de cinco meses, el comisionado de Seguros, Javier Rivera, hizo públicos los nombres de las aseguradoras multadas por su...

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SURVEY: Impact of

Source: Center for Puerto Rican Studies (CUNY)Have you or your family been affected by Hurricanes Irma or Maria?¿Se han visto afectados usted o su familia por los huracanes Irma o María?A New Survey...

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Iconic Arecibo radio

Source: Science Magazine A consortium led by the University of Central Florida (UCF) in Orlando will take over management of the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico, home to one of the world’s largest...

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INDULAC: Una empresa

Fuente: Claridad ¿Habían que INDULAC, corporación perteneciente a la Cooperativa de Productores de Leche (COOPPLE) desde 2016, utiliza 100 por ciento de leche fresca proveniente de las ganaderías...

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Los Telescopios

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Indonesian

Source: NatureIndonesian scientists expecting to receive hundreds of thousands of dollars for research are stuck in limbo because the country’s first dedicated science-funding agency is struggling to...

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Yellow fever in

Source: MercoPressThe Brazilian Ministry of Health has reported that from July 1, 2017 to February 15 of this year, 409 cases of yellow fever were confirmed in the country, 183 in São Paulo, 157 in...

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U.S. diplomats in

Source: Science MagazineU.S. diplomats who fell ill in Cuba are victims of a new neurological syndrome, according to brain researchers at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn). But the team was...

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Genes of ‘extinct’

Source: Science MagazineJorge Estevez grew up in the Dominican Republic and New York City hearing stories about his native Caribbean ancestors from his mother and grandmother. But when he told his...

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A first: New York

Source: CS MonitorAPRIL 10, 2017 —On Sunday, the New York State Senate passed a budget that includes a $163-million initiative to offer free tuition at public colleges and universities to students...

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Del arte de mentir

Fuente: ENDI/ Gazir SuedEn un país donde mentir es un arte que se cultiva con más celo que la honradez, la búsqueda de la verdad es un arriesgadísimo acto de rebeldía; y la honestidad, tan desvirtuada...

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Indonesia's Mount

Source: GizmodoThe photos and video emerging from the Indonesian island of Sumatra right now are absolutely terrifying. Thankfully, no one has been hurt, but the smoke and ash bubbling from Mount...

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FCC Chairman Ajit

Source: The WrapFCC Chairman Ajit Pai is under investigation by the FCC’s own inspector general.Investigator general David L. Hunt is looking into whether Pai spearheaded a rules change last year in...

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F.C.C. Watchdog

Source: New York Times WASHINGTON — Last April, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai, led the charge for his agency to approve rules allowing television broadcasters to...

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Trump budget gives

Source: NatureOn 12 February, US President Donald Trump released his budget proposal for the 2019 fiscal year, which begins on 1 October 2018. Nature’s US news team reports on what Trump’s budget...

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Las hidroeléctricas

Fuente: SciDev   [SANTIAGO] Represas para generación hidroeléctrica han fragmentado seis de las ocho principales redes fluviales andino-amazónicas de Bolivia, Brasil, Colombia, Ecuador y Perú,...

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National Geographic

Source: MercoPressNational Geographic has apologized to Tierra del Fuego governor Rosana Bertone for publishing in Instagram pictures identified as taken in the Falklands, instead of the Malvinas...

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Online Security

Source: ProtonWhether you cover the CIA or city hall, journalism is as much about keeping secrets as exposing them. We created this online security guide to help democracy’s defenders defend...

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After 400 years

Source: The Guardian (UK)Four hundred years after it was written, a lost and supposedly cursed Golden Age novel chronicling the splendour, adventure and violence of Spain’s imperial zenith has been...

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A Declaration of the

Source: EFF Governments of the Industrial World, you weary giants of flesh and steel, I come from Cyberspace, the new home of Mind. On behalf of the future, I ask you of the past to leave us alone....

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John Perry Barlow,

Source: EFFWith a broken heart I have to announce that EFF's founder, visionary, and our ongoing inspiration, John Perry Barlow, passed away quietly in his sleep this morning. We will miss Barlow and...

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A Study Showing the

Source: GizmodoThere are few better things on a blustery cold day than a spot of hot tea. But a new study published Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine suggests that some people’s tea habits—in...

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Critics blast move

Source: Science MagazinePuerto Rico’s legislature is set to consider a bill that critics say would hobble the collection and analysis of statistical data on the island. Scientists, business groups,...

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Debate blooms over

Source: NatureAn ambitious effort to reconstruct the world’s first flower has seeded a debate over what forms a blossom can and cannot take.The project, called eFLOWER, combined an unparalleled...

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Tillerson reconoce

Fuente: El PaisEn la capital de uno de los tres países que más cocaína produce en Sudamérica, el secretario de Estado de los Estados Unidos, Rex Tillerson, ha afirmado este lunes que su país...

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Dam building binge

Source: Science MagazineLIMA—Once upon a time, thousands of dorados, a giant among catfish, would swim more than 3000 kilometers from the mouth of the Amazon River to spawn during the austral autumn...

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Stupid Truck Driver

Source: GizmodoThere’s a 2,000-year-old archaeological mystery preserved in Southern Peru: enormous images carved into the desert by unknown ancient artists. The beautiful Nazca Lines depict birds,...

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Polar bears are

Source: NaturePolar bears have become the poster child for climate change, but their situation might be worse than researchers thought, according to a recent study. These Arctic mammals need a lot...

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Expertos piden un

Fuente: El Nuevo DiaNueva York -  El huracán María reflejó la falta de un liderato claro en el gobierno de Puerto Rico para tomar decisiones sobre su sistema energético, un problema que sigue presente...

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La correlación

Fuente: ENDI / Hiram CrespoMientras en Puerto Rico se está considerando seriamente pasar una medida que eleva el privilegio religioso de algunos por encima de los derechos civiles de los ciudadanos...

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