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Barahona, Handbook of the Historiography of Latin American Studies on the Life Sciences and Medicine (2022)

Handbook of the Historiography of Latin American Studies on the Life Sciences and Medicine Ana Barahona Springer International, 2022 This volume provides a definitive assessment of the historiography...

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Higman, Jamaican Food: History, Biology, Culture (2022)

Jamaican Food: History, Biology, Culture By B. W. Higman · 2022 University of the West Indies Press 2022      The historical study of food and the anthropology of food are recent and growing fields...

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A viagem de Alfred Russel Wallace ao Brasil

A viagem de Alfred Russel Wallace ao Brasil uma aplicação de história da ciência no ensino de Biologia By ROSA ANDREA LOPES DE SOUZA   Editora Dialética (2021) Esta obra, de abordagem inclusiva da...

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Impact Report 2022

Source: Charles Darwin Foundation Dear Members, Friends, and Supporters of the Charles Darwin Foundation, It is a great pleasure to present our 2022 Impact Report. The year has proven to be a...

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Walsh, The Religion of Life (2022)

The Religion of Life: Eugenics, Race, and Catholicism in Chile Sarah Walsh University of Pittsburgh Press, 2022 The Religion of Life examines the interconnections and relationship between Catholicism...

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Latin America’s bird scientists issue manifesto to end marginalization

Source: Science Two years ago, a group of ornithologists was outraged by the publication of a paper that highlighted how much scientists still don’t know about birds from Latin America and the...

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American Scientists Bringing Animals Back From Extinction

Source: Ancient Origins   In a world where the delicate balance of nature is threatened by human activities, a group of American scientists has taken on an extraordinary mission. Hidden away within...

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Signy Research station 75th anniversary; RRS Sir David Attenborough visit

Source: MercoPress This week RRS Sir David Attenborough visited South Georgia arriving at the upgraded wharf for the first time at King Edward Point marking a new chapter for polar science The...

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Scientific survey of penguins response to climate change in Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica

Source: MercoPress     An international team of scientists, including two from the University of Bath, has just arrived back from an expedition studying penguin colonies in the Falkland Islands,...

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Científicos cuentan las especies de árboles del mundo y más del 40% está en Sudamérica

Fuente: Voz de America     Desde el pehuén en el cono sur hasta el eucalipto azul de Tasmania en Australia, desde los baobabs de Madagascar hasta las secuoyas gigantes de California, el mundo ha sido...

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New dangers? Computers uncover 100,000 novel viruses in old genetic data

Source: Science Magazine It took just one virus to cripple the world’s economy and kill millions of people; yet virologists estimate that trillions of still-unknown viruses exist, many of which might...

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Argentina: país modelo para descolonizar la paleontología

Fuente: SciDev   Para enfrentar el colonialismo que impera en la paleontología de América Latina, es necesario fortalecer regulaciones y comunidades científicas locales, pero también propiciar que la...

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Colonial history and global economics distort our understanding of deep-time biodiversity

Source: Nature   Sampling biases in the fossil record distort estimates of past biodiversity. However, these biases not only reflect the geological and spatial aspects of the fossil record, but also...

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Evolution on the vine: A history of tomato domestication in Latin America

Source: PHys.Org   The common cultivated tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L. var. lycopersicum; or (SLL)) is among the world's most widely grown vegetable crops, from big agricultural farms to heirloom...

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E.O. Wilson, a Pioneer of Evolutionary Biology, Dies at 92

Source: New York Times   Edward O. Wilson, a biologist and author who conducted pioneering work on biodiversity, insects and human nature — and won two Pulitzer Prizes along the way — died on Sunday...

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El tesoro de una científica rebelde

Fuente: Centro de Periodismo InvestigativoAna Roqué de Duprey, luchadora por el derecho al voto de las mujeres que sabían leer y escribir, se encontraba enferma en cama en su casa de Río Piedras. La...

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Powerful antibiotics discovered using AI

Source: NatureA pioneering machine-learning approach has identified powerful new types of antibiotic from a pool of more than 100 million molecules — including one that works against a wide range of...

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Seeds of Power: Environmental Injustice and Genetically Modified Soybeans in Argentina

Author: Amalia LeguizamónIn 1996 Argentina adopted genetically modified (GM) soybeans as a central part of its national development strategy. Today, Argentina is the third largest global grower and...

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América Latina en la COP25: qué hizo y qué se lleva

Fuente: SciDev   La sensación generalizada tras el cierre de la cumbre de la ONU sobre Cambio Climático (COP25) de Madrid, el último domingo, es que se perdió una nueva oportunidad de atacar con...

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Holy Science: The Biopolitics of Hindu Nationalism

By Banu SubramaniamSeries edited by Banu Subramaniam and Rebecca HerzigPUBLISHED: June 2019SUBJECT LISTING: Science and Technology Studies, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Asian Studies /...

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Children Put Canada and Norway on Blast for Climate Failures

Source: EartherThe teens are pissed. Perhaps you’ve heard.Young people have cranked up the pressure all year on world leaders in an attempt to get them to address climate change. In September, 16...

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Science publishers review ethics of research on Chinese minority groups

Source: NatureTwo science publishers are reviewing the ethics of research papers in which scientists backed by China’s government used DNA or facial-recognition technology to study minority groups in...

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Mexico's urban jaguars: Wildlife in modern times

Source: Latin American ScienceIn Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula, tourism development is closing in on the Selva Maya, the home of the great jaguar, Panthera onca, which like other species has been...

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Animals and the Shaping of Modern Medicine: One Health and its Histories

Source: PalgraveAuthors: Woods, A., Bresalier, M., Cassidy, A., Mason Dentinger, R.Animals and the Shaping of Modern Medicine: One Health and its HistoriesPalgrave Macmillan; 1st ed. 2018 editionAbout...

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Brazil’s deforestation is exploding—and 2020 will be worse

Source: Science MagazineDevelopment, most of it illegal, destroyed more than 9700 square kilometers of Brazilian Amazon rainforest in the year ending in July, according to a government estimate...

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