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If you listen closely, the drumbeats of Amazonian tribes sound like human speech

Source: Science MagazineFour years after Frank Seifart started documenting endangered dialects in Colombia, the guerillas came. In 2004, soldiers from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia swept...

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Colombian scientists race to study once-forbidden territory before it is lost to development—or new conflict

Source: Science MagazineTRIGANÁ, COLOMBIA—The rare travelers intrepid enough to find their way here to northern Colombia come for quiet beaches and coral reefs. Not Camilo Montes. After enduring a...

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Estudiantes de medicina de Paraguay saben poco guaraní

Fuente: SciDev   [ASUNCIÓN] Una encuesta sobre el grado de conocimiento del guaraní entre estudiantes de medicina en un hospital universitario de Paraguay reveló que solo 8,5% lo entiende y puede...

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Divided by DNA: The uneasy relationship between archaeology and ancient genomics

Source: NatureThirty kilometres north of Stonehenge, through the rolling countryside of southwest England, stands a less-famous window into Neolithic Britain. Established around 3600 BC by early...

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Some dogs were royalty, others were dinner in ancient Mayan culture

Source: Science MagazineIf you were top dog in Mayan Latin America, you might be an honored guest at the king’s feast. But if not, you’d likely end up as the main course of someone else’s. That’s the...

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Particle Accelerator Reveals Ancient Greek Medical Text

Source: GizmodoIf you’re a history buff, you might not know much particle physics. But the two fields share more in common than you’d think. X-rays from a high-energy lab have revealed ancient Greek...

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La influencia intelectual del Departamento de Historia (UPR-RP) 2018

por Rodrigo FernósLuego del lamentable fallecimiento del titán del Departamento de Historia de la Universidad de Puerto Rico (Rio Piedras), Fernando Picó, es quizas importante evaluar el peso...

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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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After 400 years lost, 'cursed' novel of Spain's imperial age is finally published

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 Study Showing the Dangers of Hot Tea Reveals How Complex Cancer Risks Can Be

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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Stupid Truck Driver Drove Right Over the Nazca Lines

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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La correlación estadística entre los niveles de religiosidad y de disfunción social

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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The lost art of looking at plants

Source: NatureWhen Elizabeth Kellogg finished her PhD in 1983, she feared that her skills were already obsolete. Kellogg studied plant morphology and systematics: scrutinizing the dazzling variety of...

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How a Mormon lawyer transformed archaeology in Mexico—and ended up losing his faith

Soruce: Science MagazineThomas Stuart Ferguson lay in his hammock, certain that he had found the promised land. It had been raining for 5 hours in his camp in tropical Mexico on this late January...

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A Chinese Empire Reborn

Source: New York TimesI am the son of two empires, the United States and China. I was born in and raised around Washington in the Nixon-to-Reagan era, but my parents grew up in villages in southern...

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12 miradas sobre América Latina en 2017

Fuente: El PaisEL ESPECTADOR, la revista de cine latinoamericano de EL PAÍS, ha elegido las mejores películas latinoamericanas de 2017. La lista, compuesta por largometrajes de ficción, documentales y...

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Uber Wishes Its Followers a Happy Puerto Rican Flag Day With the Cuban Flag [Updated]

Source: GizmodoOn Friday, Uber tried to celebrate the anniversary of the Puerto Rican flag’s creation on social media. Unfortunately, the company commemorated Puerto Rican Flag Day with an image of...

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La ‘narcocultura’ que mató al Pirata de Culiacán

Fuente: El Pais El Pirata comenzó su carrera en las redes sociales inconsciente. El mundo viral lo adoptó como su mascota el día en que unos supuestos amigos lo grabaron rompiéndose la frente contra...

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Every single Yahoo account was hacked - 3 billion in all

Source: CNN Sitting down? An epic and historic data breach at Yahoo in August 2013 affected every single customer account that existed at the time, Yahoo parent company Verizon said on Tuesday.That's...

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62 Rare Nuclear Test Films Have Been Declassified and Uploaded to YouTube

Source: GizmodoNuclear test films from 1945 to 1962 are literally rotting away in US government storage facilities. But those highly classified films are now being restored, declassified, and released...

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Cambio climático, mayor amenaza a sitios patrimoniales

Fuente: SciDev   [BOGOTÁ] Centroamérica y el Caribe concentran gran cantidad de sitios identificados por la UNESCO como patrimonio natural mundial de la humanidad que son amenazados por el cambio...

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Archaeologists uneasy as Trump shrinks Bears Ears monument lands

Source: NatureA US government plan to slash protections for one of North America’s richest and best-preserved archaeological landscapes has prompted a wave of concern among researchers. On 4 December,...

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German Regulators Ban Smartwatches for Kids, Urge Parents to Destroy Them

Source: GizmodoSaying the technology more closely resembles a “spying device” than a toy, Germany regulators have banned the sale of smartwatches designed for kids, urging the parents who were dumb...

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Sin luz y sin internet

Fuente: Nilsa Pietri Castellón / ENDITras nueve días sin internet, he comprendido que nuestra dependencia extrema en la comunicación digital no solo es peligrosa sino también injustificada.Hemos...

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¿Podemos gobernarnos?

Fuente: Eudaldo Báez Galib/ENDI Indudablemente ha habido muchos puertorriqueños intelectualmente capacitados para gobernar. Entonces, ¿por qué estamos como estamos?El consenso es que nuestra situación...

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