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Stop hoarding ancient bones, plead archaeologists

Source: NatureThe quest to chronicle the past using DNA from ancient humans and animals has become a cut-throat ‘game of bones’, in which a handful of genetics laboratories are hoarding precious...

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Update to iOS 10.3.3 now: Apple patches serious Wi-Fi exploit

Source: MacWorldiOS users should update immediately to version 10.3.3 to eliminate the risk of a Wi-Fi-based exploit that can be carried out by an attacker in proximity to a device—or potentially...

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How poverty affects the brain

Source: NatureIn the late 1960s, a team of researchers began doling out a nutritional supplement to families with young children in rural Guatemala. They were testing the assumption that providing...

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Los gigantes tecnológicos se unen contra el Gobierno de EE UU para evitar el fin de la neutralidad en la Red

Fuente: El PaisDecenas de empresas tecnológicas se aliaron este miércoles para protestar contra la propuesta del Gobierno de Donald Trump dirigida a limitar la neutralidad en la Red. A través de sus...

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Engineered cell therapy for cancer gets thumbs up from FDA advisers

Source: NatureThe benefits of cells used as CAR-T therapies (orange) make them attractive options for certain people with cancer.External advisers to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have...

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Researcher Claims Samsung's Tizen OS is Poorly Programmed

Source: Hacker NewsA researcher has claimed that Samsung's Tizen operating system that runs on millions of Samsung products is so poorly programmed that it could contain nearly 27,000 programming...

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US Tangles With the World Over Climate Change at G20

Source: GizmodoNegotiations over the wording of the final communiqué from the G20 meeting of the world’s wealthiest nations carried on late into Saturday morning. The sticking point? Disagreements...

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Crean una ventana inteligente que permite ahorros energéticos de hasta el 40%

Fuente: El Pais En España se trata de una situación que conocemos bien: durante el verano tratamos de evitar a toda costa que el sol entre por las ventanas y achicharre el interior, pero durante el...

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WHO warns about the spread of gonorrhea, and failure of antibiotics

Source: MercopressOral sex is producing dangerous gonorrhea and a decline in condom use is helping it to spread, the World Health Organization says. It is warning that if you contract gonorrhea, it is...

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Let science be a springboard for politics

Source: NatureAs they make plans for Fourth of July fireworks and barbecues, many Americans also think of Thomas Jefferson penning the US Declaration of Independence. Fewer realize that Jefferson...

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NATO Considering 'Petya' Malware a Potential Act of War

Source: Gizmodo On Saturday, Kevin Scheid, a Department of Defense veteran, was placed in charge of NATO’s cyber operations. The appointment wouldn’t be big news if it weren’t for the fact that he’s...

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Scientists Find 100 Million-Year-Old, Nearly Complete Baby Bird Trapped in Amber

Source: GizmodoThis has been a huge year for finding specimens in amber, from bird wings to dinosaur feathers to this ugly-ass bug. But this new finding might be the best one yet: a nearly complete...

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Audrey Tang, la ministra hacker que ha revolucionado Taiwan

Fuente: El Pais No hay muchos superdotados en la política. Esto no es una afirmación prejuiciosa, sino una evidencia estadística. Los superdotados -o con “altas capacidades intelectuales”,...

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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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Resistance to last-ditch antibiotic has spread farther than anticipated

Source: NatureEighteen months ago, a gene that confers resistance to colistin — known as an ‘antibiotic of last resort’ — emerged in bacteria from pigs in China. Since then, the resistance gene,...

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Más de dos tercios de la humanidad ya tiene un móvil

Fuente: El Pais El número de abonados únicos de telefonía móvil ha alcanzado los 5.000 millones, lo que supone que más de dos tercios de la población mundial tienen una línea móvil, según los datos de...

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Latinoamérica se une por la salud de los océanos

Fuente: SciDev.net    [LIMA] Diez países de América Latina y el Caribe firmaron un compromiso para defender los ecosistemas marinos y usar responsablemente los recursos de los océanos frente a la...

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Unas 2,200 millones de personas padecen sobrepeso

Fuente: El Nuevo DiaEstados Unidos fue, con casi el 13% de sus habitantes, el país con el mayor nivel de obesidad de entre los 20 más poblados. (horizontal-x3)Estados Unidos fue, con casi el 13% de...

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UN opens conference on the health of the world's oceans and seas

Source: MercoPressOpening a “game-changing” international conference on the health of the world’s oceans and seas, top United Nations officials urged on Monday coordinated global action to protect the...

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NSA Leaker Outed Thanks to Modern Printer Technology

Source: GizmodoOn Saturday NSA contractor Reality Leigh Winner, who leaked classified documents to The Intercept, was arrested. The leaked intelligence report from the NSA detailed Russian...

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Narcotráfico vinculado con deforestación centroamericana

Fuente: SciDev   [SAN JOSÉ] El tráfico de cocaína por Centroamérica podría estar relacionado con entre 15 y 30% de la deforestación en Honduras, Nicaragua y Guatemala, según un artículo publicado en...

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Puerto Rico’s PR Firm Made Millions with Putin in Russia (document)

Source: NoticelThe new contracts between the Puerto Rican government and public relations and lobbying firm Ketchum Inc. signify the return of an entity that had left the government in the midst of...

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EU to bypass Trump administration after Paris climate agreement pullout

Source: The Guardian (UK)The European Union has rejected Donald Trump’s offer to renegotiate the Paris climate agreement and pledged instead to bypass Washington to work with US business leaders and...

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French President Emmanuel Macron Offers Refuge to American Climate Scientists

Source: The InterceptJust one hour after Donald Trump announced that he was withdrawing the United States from the global climate accord negotiated in Paris — saying that he was “elected to represent...

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How scientists reacted to the US leaving the Paris climate agreement

Source: NatureNature rounds up reaction from researchers around the world to US President Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate agreement.Benjamin Santer, climate...

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