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Guía ilustrada: lo que quizás no sabe de las abejas - EntornoInteligente

Marcus du Sautoy news - Sun, 2014-08-31 12:10

Guía ilustrada: lo que quizás no sabe de las abejas
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BBC Mundo / Aún hoy en día, consideramos a los sistemas de navegación satelital como "tecnología moderna" y nos maravillamos. Sin embargo, la humilde abeja melífera desarrolló naturalmente todas las aptitudes de esos aparatos y el ser humano ...

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The physics of proton therapy

Guardian Science - Sun, 2014-08-31 11:46

A brief explanation of the physics behind the treatment that Ashya Kings parents wanted for their sons cancer

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Guía ilustrada: lo que quizás no sabe de las abejas - BBC Mundo

Marcus du Sautoy news - Sun, 2014-08-31 08:43

Guía ilustrada: lo que quizás no sabe de las abejas
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"Es una solución que sólo fue probada matemáticamente hace unos años: el diseño hexagonal es la solución de almacenamiento más eficiente. Con ayuda de la evolución, las abejas lo descubrieron solas hace millones de años", señala Du Sautoy.

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Labs in the lab: how scientists aim to root out disease in dogs

Guardian Science - Sun, 2014-08-31 00:05
The UK's most popular pedigree dog is about to have its genome sequenced at the institute where Dolly the Sheep was created. The research, which coincides with an online project to trace the cause of environmental illnesses in labradors, will prove a powerful tool in tackling canine diseases Continue reading...






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New to nature: No 132 Empis vockerothi

Guardian Science - Sun, 2014-08-31 00:01
This North American species of dance fly engages in courtship deception by presenting would-be mates with empty gifts Continue reading...






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Dame Julia Slingo: the woman who reads the skies

Guardian Science - Sat, 2014-08-30 19:00
The Met Office's chief scientist loves her job, despite the threat of maulings by the press Continue reading...






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Meet the mother and father of cognitive neuroscience

Guardian Science - Sat, 2014-08-30 11:30

Independently and almost single-handedly, husband and wife Uta and Chris Frith have transformed the way we view autism and schizophrenia.

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About Martha, the last of the passenger pigeons

Guardian Science - Sat, 2014-08-30 10:35

This caturday arrived just in time to share a few videos about Martha, the last passenger pigeon known to have lived.

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Why the calls of the wild may be more complex than zoologists first thought

Guardian Science - Sat, 2014-08-30 10:00
Mathematical models offer new insights into animal vocal sequences, but evolution of language remains a mystery Continue reading...






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Use of 'language of deceit' betrays scientific fraud

New Scientist - news - Fri, 2014-08-29 18:05
Distinguishing scientific papers known to be fraudulent from those that contain genuine results can be done simply by comparing the writing styles






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New push for better handling of football head injuries

New Scientist - news - Fri, 2014-08-29 17:44
We know little about the consequences of concussion and even heading the ball in soccer, but the sport's authorities are now taking the issue seriously






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Today on New Scientist

New Scientist - news - Fri, 2014-08-29 17:30
All the latest on newscientist.com: vitamins and minerals to take – and forget, cops with cameras, Nairobi's secret networks, beautiful cracks and more






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Soviet dog spacesuit for pooches with the right stuff

New Scientist - news - Fri, 2014-08-29 17:13
Your canine companion can strut its stuff in this authentic Soviet spacesuit, worn by genuine doggy heroes of the space race Belka and Strelka






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Painful memories eased by inhaling xenon gas

New Scientist - news - Fri, 2014-08-29 17:06
The odourless, colourless and mostly inert gas xenon has been used to ease painful memories in mice. It could help us to forget our own past traumas






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Earth's tectonic plates have doubled their speed

New Scientist - news - Fri, 2014-08-29 16:00
The latest study suggests Earth's plates today move twice as fast as they did 2 billion years ago – maybe because the mantle has got more runny






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Voyager 2's view of solar system's edge will be unique

New Scientist - news - Fri, 2014-08-29 15:21
There's reason to think Voyager 2's sensors will pick up changes that contrast with what Voyager 1 saw en route to the edge of interstellar space






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New books party

Guardian Science - Fri, 2014-08-29 14:46

What good is a weekend without a good book to read? Take a look at these books -- hot off the presses -- that you may enjoy!

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The EU needs good science policy. But does that mean it needs a Chief Scientific Adviser?

Guardian Science - Fri, 2014-08-29 14:38

The new head of the EU Commission is being challenged over whether to continue with the post of EU Chief Scientific Adviser. Doug Parr explains why

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Emailing angry? Your keyboard feels your pain

New Scientist - news - Fri, 2014-08-29 14:30
By measuring the way you are typing, a computer program can detect how you are feeling with 80 per cent accuracy






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Beautiful spiral cracks could be a feature, not a flaw

New Scientist - news - Fri, 2014-08-29 14:00
Unusually uniform, watercolour-like fractures that form in high-tech materials could be used to manufacture micro-patterned surfaces






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