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The UnaPhone was no different from a Nigerian Rip-off Scheme

by Rodrigo FernósOne of the most distinctive traits of Nigerian ripoff schemes plays upon the innate psychological trait all of us share: ego.  Once an individual has pledged a substantial amount of...

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Maryam Mirzakhani (1977–2017)

Source: NatureMaryam Mirzakhani was one of the greatest mathematicians of her generation. She made monumental contributions to the study of the dynamics and geometry of mathematical objects called...

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75,000 Turks Arrested So Far for Downloading Encrypted Messaging App

Source: Hacker News WARNING: If you are Turkish and using or have installed ByLock—a little-known encrypted messaging app—you could be detained by Turkish authorities.You might be thinking...

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Citing Russian Ties, Homeland Security Boots Kaspersky Software From Government Agencies

Source: Gizmodo American government agencies are now banned from using software created by the Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab and will have to begin removing Kaspersky products from their...

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Jordan seeks to become an oasis of water-saving technology

Source: NatureFor centuries, the land now called Jordan has been one of the world’s driest places. Today, the nation’s water supply is more constrained than ever: wells are running dry, groundwater is...

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Global fingerprints of sea-level rise revealed by satellites

Source: NatureAs an ice sheet melts, it leaves a unique signature behind. Complex geological processes distribute the meltwater in a distinct pattern, or 'fingerprint', that causes seas to rise...

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Does Anyone Really Trust Trump to Handle the North Korea Nuclear Crisis?

Source: GizmodoWhen the Obama administration left the White House, top officials warned that the No. 1 problem the incoming Trump administration would face globally is North Korea.Nearly eight long...

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Mejoran precisión para diagnosticar el zika

Fuente: SciDev.net   Una metodología para diagnosticar el zika desarrollada por científicos brasileros redujo de 50% a 9% la posibilidad de que los ensayos confundan la presencia de infecciones de...

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How the NSA identified Satoshi Nakamoto

Source: Medium MagazineThe ‘creator’ of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, is the world’s most elusive billionaire. Very few people outside of the Department of Homeland Security know Satoshi’s real name. In...

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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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