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Crouching as she wound her way through a pinched underground corridor, a young woman grasped a torch in one hand, soot blackening the craggy ceiling above her. Guided by stacks of stones deeper and deeper in the darkness of the […]

Las efemérides suelen ser un buen recurso para recordar historias del pasado de las que extraer algún aprendizaje para el presente. Hace unos días, las redes se llenaron de mensajes en recuerdo del considerado padre de la computación moderna, el […]

Que las vacunas constituyen la intervención médica más exitosa frente a las enfermedades infecciosas es un hecho innegable, pese a pronunciamientos estrambóticos. Las vacunas han salvado, y salvan, millones de vidas. […]

For ages, the shadow of a volcano has hung over the fall of the Roman Republic. Ancient historians told of the Sun’s mysterious disappearance after Julius Caesar’s murder in 44 B.C.E., which was followed by bouts of cold and crop […]

Archaeologists make two important discoveries. […]

La mayoría de los pergaminos en los que se escribieron los Rollos de Qumrán son de piel de oveja, y alguno de vaca. Ahora investigadores israelíes han conseguido analizar su material genético, lo que ha permitido juntar piezas de una […]

El Ministerio de Ciencia homenajea en plena pandemia al padre de la neurociencia e ignorado pionero de la vacunación […]

Some of the world’s more famous and closely examined archaeological sites pepper the hillsides of the Central Andes, documenting an invention of farming and the rise and fall of powerful civilizations such as the Inca. Now, the largest study of […]

In the late 1980s, workers excavating a new subway line in downtown Mexico City stumbled upon a long-lost cemetery. Documents showed it had once been connected to a colonial hospital built between 1529 and 1531—only about 10 years after the […]

When yellow fever swept through 19th-century New Orleans, immunity became so valuable, people were willing to go to extreme lengths for protection. […]