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Scientists Warn Climate Change Could Bring the Dust Bowl Back Out of the History Books

Source: GizmodoIf there’s anything that just about sums up the desperation of the Great Depression in one filthy package, it’s photos of the Dust Bowl, when over-farming resulted in roving dust storms...

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World's largest hoard of carbon dates goes global

Source: NatureRadiocarbon dating has long been used to reveal the age of organic materials — from ancient bones to wooden artefacts. Scientists are now using the amassed dates for wider applications,...

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Our obsession with eminence warps research

Source: NatureWe can quantify exactly how much faster Usain Bolt is than the next-fastest sprinter. It's much harder to say who is the best scientist, let alone how much better they are than the...

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Face of the woman who ruled Peru 1,700 Years ago revealed

Source: MercoPressThe face of the Lady of Cao, considered to be a queen who ruled northern Peru 1,700 years ago, was revealed on Tuesday thanks to 3D technology developed by private companies, as was...

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Turkey to stop teaching evolution in high school

Source: CNNIstanbul, Turkey (CNN)Turkish high school students will no longer be taught the theory of evolution.The subject has been cut from the curriculum under changes made to eliminate...

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Ladies, I Know We're All Wonder Woman, But Don't Put Swords Down Your Dresses

Source: GizmodoOne of the coolest visuals in Wonder Woman was when Diana went undercover at a German party to take down General Erich Ludendorff, concealing her Godkiller sword down the back of her...

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¿Por qué fracasa Puerto Rico?

Fuente: Jaime Lluch / ENDI¿Por qué algunas sociedades fracasan mientras otras son “exitosas”?  En 1688, Inglaterra tuvo una revolución política que cambió su trayectoria política y por ende su...

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Traces of some of South America’s earliest people found under ancient dirt pyramid

Source: Science Mag.About 600 kilometers north of Lima, an imposing earthen mound looms over the sea. People began building the ceremonial structure, called Huaca Prieta, about 7800 years ago. But...

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How high-tech replicas can help save our cultural heritage

Source: PBS NewsHour Cultural objects around the world are routinely threatened by war, looting and human impact. But a kind of modern-day renaissance workshop called Factum Arte outside Madrid is...

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Nueva (y preocupante) política de derechos de autor en la UPR

Fuente: Junta de Directores UPREn lo que los estudiantes protestan, la administracion PNP de la UPR silenciosamente ha pasado una propuestas enmiendas a la Ley de Derechos de Autor para ‘atemperarla...

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2017, Hooker, Theorizing race in the Americas

Theorizing race in the Americas : Douglass, Sarmiento, Du Bois, and VasconcelosAuthor:    Juliet HookerPublisher:    New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2017....

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2017, Betancor, metaphysics and mining in colonial Peru

The matter of empire : metaphysics and mining in colonial PeruAuthor:    Orlando BentancorPublisher:    Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2017]...

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2016, McDonough, Nahua intellectuals in postconquest Mexico

The learned ones : Nahua intellectuals in postconquest MexicoAuthor:    Kelly S McDonoughPublisher:    Tucson, Arizona : The University of Arizona Press, 2016....

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2012, Zea, Leopoldo Zea (1912-2004)

Leopoldo Zea (1912-2004) : un proceso intelectual : En torno a una filosofía americana, Dos etapas en el pensamiento de Hispanoamérica, ediciones facsimilares : con un testimonio autobiográfico y...

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2009, Hoeg, Darwinism in Hispanic literature

Interdisciplinary essays on Darwinism in Hispanic literature and film : the intersection of science and the humanitiesAuthor:    Jerry Hoeg; Kevin S LarsenPublisher:    Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen...

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2010, Brown, Cyborgs in Latin America

Cyborgs in Latin AmericaAuthor:    J Andrew BrownPublisher:    New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010....

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