En los medios

Tontorretan gora eta haranetan behera, erliebeari itsatsita zeharkatzen dituzte Himalaia eta Tibeteko goi-lautada antzara indiarrek, mendi errusiarraren erako ibilbideak eginez. Hala ondorioztatu du Bangorko Unibertsitateko (Erresuma Batua) ikertzaile batzuek gidatutako ikerketa lan batek.

A team of scientists, in a groundbreaking analysis of data from hundreds of sources, has concluded that humans are on the verge of causing unprecedented damage to the oceans and the animals living in them.

La Plataforma Intergubernamental sobre Diversidad Biológica y Servicios de los Ecosistemas (IPBES) ha dado a conocer, tras más de dos años de trabajo, su primer producto “público”. Se trata de un marco conceptual que, a diferencia de los enfoques tradicionales, recoge todas las visiones y los conocimientos en torno a las relaciones entre el mundo natural y la humanidad. La IPBES espera que este marco sirva de apoyo para la toma de decisiones políticas.

The minuscule white blob at left in the image above is Beagle 2, Britain’s first (and so far only) Mars probe, which vanished after entering the Martian atmosphere on Christmas Day in 2003. Ever since, scientists have been poring over images taken from other orbiting probes, trying to find out what happened to their robot.

Women shy away from fields in which talent, not hard work, is thought to be key, survey suggests.

Munduak asko mugatu beharko du erregai fosilen erabilera, zientzialariek ohartarazi duten bi graduko tenperatura igoera ez gertatzeko. Petrolio erreserben herenek, gasekoen erdiek eta ikatzekoen ia guztiek lur azpian jarraitu beharko dute.

Scientists looked at the effects of obesity and exercise on 334,161 European men and women whose progress was followed for 12 years. They found that people who engaged in moderate levels of daily exercise – equivalent to taking an energetic 20-minute walk – were 16% to 30% less likely to die than those classified as inactive.

In a bid to increase treatments for the nation’s 79 million obese adults, the Food and Drug Administration has approved U.S. marketing of an implantable device that stimulates weight loss by manipulating key appetite signals passing between the brain and the gut.

A wireless transmitter could give paralyzed people a practical way to control TVs, computers, or wheelchairs with their thoughts.

nosotros no somos los únicos animales que plantamos nuestra propia comida: las hormigas y los escarabajos comenzaron a cultivar hongos 50 millones de años antes que los humanos.