Octubre 2018

The use and

The use and domestication of Theobroma cacao during the mid-Holocene in the upper Amazon    Sonia Zarrillo, Nilesh Gaikwad, Claire Lanaud, Terry Powis, Christopher Viot, Isabelle Lesur, Olivier Fouet,...

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Abbot Laboratories

Source: MercoPressThe U.S. Justice Department announced the settlement, which resolves claims first raised in a whistleblower lawsuit filed in federal court in Philadelphia in 2009Abbot Laboratiories...

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CILAC 2018: ciencia,

Fuente: SciDev.net   [CIUDAD DE PANAMÁ] Coincidir en el ascensor con un secretario de Ciencia y Tecnología. Conversar en el almuerzo con un colega de otro país, intercambiar tarjetas personales con un...

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Microplastics found

Source: MercoPressMicroplastics have been found in human stools for the first time, suggesting the tiny particles may be widespread in food. The study by researchers in Austria examined eight...

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Peligra el plan de

Fuente: ClaridadLa Junta de Gobierno de la Universidad de Puerto Rico (UPR) parece que está esperando hasta diciembre para tomar una decisión sobre qué es lo que se va a hacer con el sistema de retiro...

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Seis Nuevos Estudios

Fuentes: Varias(20 de octubre de 2018)1) There are no dead here : a story of murder and denial in ColombiaAuthor:    Maria McFarland Sánchez-MorenoPublisher:    New York, NY : Nation Books, February...

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A red frog faces

Source: Latin American ScienceA few years ago, during a field expedition into the cold Andean highlands of the Cajas Massif in southern Ecuador, my brother Juan Carlos and other researchers from the...

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Nudging Big Pharma’s

Source: Science for BrazilWhen will profits-hungry drug companies finally widen their attention from treating complex lifestyle-related diseases affecting citizens in wealthy countries, to the...

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Clean Energy Could

Source: GizmodoThe release of a damning report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change this week predicting unprecedented climate disaster within the next decade was no doubt a sobering...

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Double purpose

Source: MercoPressA SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying an Argentine satellite has blasted off from California. The primary purpose of Sunday's mission is to place the SAOCOM 1A satellite into orbit, but...

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Mexico’s new science

Source: Science MagazineMEXICO CITY—In early June, evolutionary developmental biologist Elena Álvarez-Buylla received an out-of-the-blue phone call from the campaign of Andrés Manuel López Obrador,...

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Nobel de Economía:

Fuente: SciDev   Mientras aún hay voces que aseguran que generar crecimiento económico cuidando, al mismo tiempo, el ambiente es una empresa muy costosa que frena el desarrollo, el Nobel en Economía...

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El déficit comercial

Fuente: ENDI/Juan LaraEn una columna publicada ayer, lunes, el colega y amigo José Alameda hizo una excelente exposición de los riesgos de la política arancelaria del presidente Trump, que va...

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Ecoexploratorio

Fuente: NoticelEl próximo sábado, 6 de octubre, se conmemorará el centenario del terremoto y tsunami ocurrido en Puerto Rico en 1918 con una actividad en el Ecoexploratorio y Museo de Ciencias de...

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Silicon Valley

Source: GizmodoSun Microsystems co-founder Vinod Khosla really wants to keep the public off of his stretch of the coastline—so much so, that he petitioned to have his case heard by the nation’s...

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Cancer immunologists

Source: NatureTwo scientists who pioneered an entirely new way to treat cancer have won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.James Allison at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer...

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California Net

Source: GizmodoCalifornia Governor Jerry Brown on Sunday signed into law Senate Bill 822, legislation that seeks to reestablish net neutrality as the core principle by which internet service providers...

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Argentina’s economic

Source: Science MagazineBUENOS AIRES—Argentine scientists are deeply worried about the effects of the country’s economic crisis on science. The government has proposed cutting research budgets in 2019...

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SOS para la ciencia

Fuente: SciDev   [BUENOS AIRES] Científicos argentinos que viven en el exterior están circulando una carta pública de auxilio para intentar rescatar a la investigación del país de la profunda crisis...

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