The human body is a mosaic of different genomes

Source: NatureThe human body is a complex mosaic made up of clusters of cells with different genomes — and many of these clusters bear mutations that could contribute to cancer, according to a...

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Johnson & Johnson on trial in Oklahoma over the so called “opioid epidemic”

Source: MercoPressJohnson & Johnson, one of the world's largest drug manufacturers, has gone on trial in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit by the US state of Oklahoma. Prosecutors accuse the firm of...

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In Brazil, ‘useful idiots’ protest cuts to research and education

Source: Science MagazineThousands of scientists, educators, and students swamped the streets of Brazil this week to protest cuts in education and research funding. Marches occurred this past Wednesday...

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Nuevo modelo para controlar especies exóticas en Sudamérica

Fuente: SciDev   [SANTIAGO] Argentina, Brasil, Chile y el Reino Unido se han unido en un proyecto que busca preservar la biodiversidad de zonas con una invasión de especies exóticas tan elevada que no...

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South America is embracing Beijing’s science silk road

Source: NatureEven before Chinese President Xi Jinping unveiled the monumental trade plan now known as the Belt and Road Initiative to the rest of the world, he was already selling elements of it to...

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Monsanto Loses Another Roundup Cancer Trial, With Jury Awarding Over $2 Billion

Source: GizmodoMonsanto Co. lost a legal battle over its massively popular Roundup herbicide on Monday to the tune of $2.055 billion, with a jury in San Francisco ordering the court to pay out the...

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WhatsApp detecta un fallo que permitió a ‘hackers’ el acceso a los datos en los teléfonos

Fuente: El PaisWhasApp, la aplicación de mensajería propiedad de Facebook y que tiene la privacidad de su sistema de encriptado (cifrado) como principal reclamo, ha reconocido haber sufrido un ataque...

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Monsanto tendrá que pagar $2,000 millones a una pareja por "causar cáncer"

Fuente: NoticelUn jurado popular de Oakland (California, EE.UU.) ordenó este lunes a Monsanto, propiedad de Bayer, pagar 2,000 millones de dólares a una pareja de ancianos al considerar que un...

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