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¿Por qué unos obesos tienen diabetes y otros no? - 23/11/2014 / Leido 135 veces/ Comentarios 0

La doctora Lorena Orozco, investigadora del Instituto Nacional de Medicina Genómica (Inmegen), dirige un estudio con el propósito de descubrir por qué algunos individuos con obesidad mórbida desarrollan diabetes tipo II y otros no, aún cuando las características físicas son similares en ambos....

How the hummingbird achieves its aerobatic feats - 22/11/2014 / Leido 338 veces/ Comentarios 0

Although hummingbirds are much larger and stir up the air more violently as they move, the way that they fly is more closely related to flying insects than it is to other birds. Now, the most detailed, three-dimensional aerodynamic simulation of hummingbird flight conducted to date has definitively...

El traumático exilio de los refugiados sirios en Líbano - 21/11/2014 / Leido 687 veces/ Comentarios 0

Con la mirada fija en el piso, Hassan, un refugiado de 21 años procedente de Idlib, en el noroccidente de Siria, sostiene sus documentos de identificación. Entonces recoge un papelito color rosa donde dice que debe obtener un contrato de trabajo, pues de lo contrario no le renovarán su visa de residencia en Líbano. A...

Theater arts research offers insight for designers, builders of social robots - 21/11/2014 / Leido 352 veces/ Comentarios 0

Researchers have provided insight into human behavior for scientists, engineers who design and build social robots. Fuente : http://feeds.sciencedaily.com/~r/sciencedaily/~3/d...

Rejecting unsuitable suitors is easier said than done - 21/11/2014 / Leido 200 veces/ Comentarios 0

Rejecting unsuitable romantic partners is easy in hypothetical situations, but not so when considering a face-to-face proposition, a new study shows. “When actually faced with a potential date, we don't like to reject a person and make them feel bad, which is not necessarily something that people...

New terahertz device could strengthen security - 21/11/2014 / Leido 199 veces/ Comentarios 0

We are all familiar with the security hassles that accompany air travel. Now a new type of security detection that uses terahertz radiation is looking to prove its promise. Researchers have developed a room temperature, compact, tunable terahertz source that could lead to advances in homeland...

Self-regulation intervention boosts school readiness of at-risk children, study shows - 21/11/2014 / Leido 186 veces/ Comentarios 0

An intervention that uses music and games to help preschoolers learn self-regulation skills is helping prepare at-risk children for kindergarten, a new study shows. Self-regulation skills -- the skills that help children pay attention, follow directions, stay on task and persist through difficulty...

Propuesta de Corte Internacional Anticorrupción cobra bríos - 21/11/2014 / Leido 407 veces/ Comentarios 0

El principal promotor estadounidense de una propuesta para crear un organismo multilateral encargado de investigar denuncias de corrupción política cree que la idea es recibida con interés por la sociedad civil, los políticos e importantes líderes empresariales. Se trata de Mark Lawrence Wolf, un...

Next-door leopards: First GPS-collar study reveals how leopards live with people - 21/11/2014 / Leido 311 veces/ Comentarios 0

In the first-ever GPS-based study of leopards in India, biologists have delved into the secret lives of these big cats, and recorded their strategies to thrive in human-dominated areas. Fuente : http://feeds.sciencedaily.com/~r/sciencedaily/~3/r...

Helping trains take the strain - 21/11/2014 / Leido 232 veces/ Comentarios 0

The introduction of smartcard ticketing for Singapore’s public transport system has enabled researchers to provide valuable predictive data on potential train overloading. This will enable system planners to address critical bottlenecks as the system stretches to accommodate an expanding population. Fuente :...
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