Colombian biologist cleared of criminal charges for posting another scientist's thesis online

Source: NatureA Colombian biologist who faced a criminal trial for posting another scientist’s thesis online has been cleared of copyright violation — an offence that, under Colombian law, might have...

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Comcast Sics Its Legal Goons on Net Neutrality Advocates

Source: GizmodoA couple of weeks ago, it was discovered that a significant number of anti-net neutrality comments on the FCC’s website were being fraudulently attributed to real people. The pro-net...

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Strike disrupts research at Puerto Rico’s top university

Source: ScienceLast week molecular biologist Juan Ramirez-Lugo put all his coral samples in the freezer, locked the door of his lab, and told his six undergraduate assistants to stay home the next...

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Uruguay, diez años de un programa pionero y aún único

Fuente: SciDev   [MONTEVIDEO] Esquivar drones voladores, tratar de no pisar pequeños robots hechos con piezas de lego, escuchar a niños de 10 años explicando términos vinculados a energía, sensores y...

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La doble moral del Gobierno y sus ajustes fiscales

Fuente: Ana Teresa Rodríguez Lebrón / ENDILa expresión: “dos cosas son infinitas por lo que sabemos, el universo y la estupidez humana”; bien puede servirnos para empezar a entender lo que acontece en...

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Swallowable gastric balloon could help the obese lose weight without surgery

Source: The Guardian (UK) A balloon that can be swallowed and then filled with water while in the stomach can help obese people to lose large amounts of weight without invasive surgery, a new study...

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E-cigarettes induce toxicological effects that can raise the cancer risk

Source: NatureDonatella Canistro, Fabio Vivarelli, Silvia Cirillo, Clara Babot Marquillas, Annamaria Buschini, Mirca Lazzaretti, Laura Marchi, Vladimiro Cardenia, Maria Teresa Rodriguez-Estrada, Maura...

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Molecular engineering and plant expression of an immunoglobulin heavy chain scaffold for delivery of a dengue vaccine candidate.

Molecular engineering and plant expression of an immunoglobulin heavy chain scaffold for delivery of a dengue vaccine candidate.Source: PubMedKim MY1,2, Van Dolleweerd C1, Copland A1, Paul MJ1,...

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