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Scientists in West Africa are racing to determine what immunization strategies could be most effective to contain the epidemic.

La Asamblea Nacional francesa autoriza excepcionalmente a un grupo de científicos a analizar uno de los manuscritos mesoamericanos mejor conservados

If you compare a chimpanzee’s bones with those of a modern human, one difference will immediately jump out at you. Chimp bones are densely packed with microscopic structures known as spongy bone. Human bones aren’t. That relative lack of spongy bone makes our skeletons lighter and increases our risk of fractures and osteoporosis. But weaker skeletons and more broken bones don’t seem like great evolutionary strategies. So why the change?

Holy heart attack! Researchers have found that certain high-risk heart patients stand a better chance of survival if they go to a teaching hospital when all the cardiologists have left town.

We’ve found that despite the torrent of phones, tablets, laptops and other gizmos that might be given as gifts, the Christmas holiday has not yet been thoroughly infiltrated by technology – in fact, the households we studied are more likely to switch off. On the whole, the use of technology at Christmas is interesting in that it stops being used.

‘The curve that sets everything straight” was how comedian Phyllis Diller once described the smile. And it’s true that there’s something charming, trustworthy and disarming about a smile – but this can be misleading. Dig a little deeper and you will understand a much less wholesome side. Because, ladies and gentleman, the smile is one of the biggest fakes going.

Las supernovas o explosiones de estrellas que emiten rayos gamma expulsan más cantidades de niquel que el resto. Es una de las conclusiones del estudio simultaneo de tres fenómenos de este tipo analizados por un equipo internacional de científicos, con participación de la Universidad del País Vasco y el CSIC.

B cells have commandeered ancient viral sequences in the genome to transmit antigen signals.

A company given $21 million by leading Silicon Valley investors aims to extend Bitcoin’s functionality so it can power much more than just payments.

Hasi dira probak ‘Orion’ espaziontziarekin. NASAk argi du xedea: gizakia Martera heltzea. Planeta ezagutzeko litzateke, eta AEBek espazioan galduriko lidergoa berreskuratzeko.