Latest news releases

  1. 22/05/2015

    The perching toe from chicken to dinosaur

    De pollo a dinosaurio: Científicos revierten experimentalmente la evolución del dedo prensil

    Peer reviewed paper

    Una adaptación única en los pies de las aves es la presencia de un dedo oponible del pie, semejante a un pulgar, que les permite aferrarse a la ramas…

    Universidad de Chile


  2. 22/05/2015

    The perching toe from chicken to dinosaur/El dedo prensil de pollo a dinosaurio

    From chicken to dinosaur: Scientists experimentally reverse the evolution of the perching toe

    Peer reviewed paper

    A unique adaptation in the foot of birds is the presence of a thumb-like opposable toe, which allows them to grasp and perch.  However, in their dinos…

    Universidad de Chile


  3. 22/05/2015

    Detailed image of a shield boss found in what is likely a Viking’s grave in Skaun. Photo: NTNU University Museum

    The Viking's grave and the sunken ship

    Mapping archaeological digs takes plenty of time and a lot of measuring, photographing, drawing and note taking. Now, most of this work can be done wi…

    The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)


  4. 22/05/2015

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    Una empresa mexicana crea exitoso equipo para cortar metales en la industria

    Por la dimensión de su logro se le otorgó el Premio Nacional de Tecnología e Innovación 2014 a Laser Tech. El desarrollo de equipos de tecnología lá…

    Investigación y Desarrollo


  5. 22/05/2015

    Fig. 1 Evolution of diving specializations within the Hesperornithiformes.

    Go fish! Ancient birds evolved specialist diving adaptations

    Peer reviewed paper

    A new study of some primitive birds from the Cretaceous shows how several separate lineages evolved adaptations for diving. Living at the same time…

    « Taylor & Francis »


  6. 22/05/2015

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    How a schizophrenia risk gene affects the brain

    Peer reviewed paper

    Scientists have for the first time shown how the disruption of a key gene involved in mental illness impacts on the brain. The discovery could be us…

    Lancaster University


Forthcoming events

  1. 25/05/2015 — 27/05/2015

    Affiche colloque biodiversité et changement climatique Quito web

    Quito accueille le colloque international « La biodiversité face au changement climatique »

    La journée mondiale de la biodiversité est célébrée le 22 mai 2015 par le secrétariat de la convention sur la diversité biologique. A cette occasion,…

    Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD)


  2. 03/06/2015 — 04/06/2015

    The serious side of video games under scrutiny at dual conferences

    Sixth International Conference on Serious Games Development and the Fifth GameDays Conference – 3rd and 4th June 2015 – University of Huddersfield.…

    Huddersfield, The University of


  3. 01/06/2015 — 19/06/2015

    New exhibition of Victorian art celebrates Magna Carta anniversary

    To celebrate 800 years of Magna Carta, a new exhibition will open in the Picture Gallery at Royal Holloway, University of London, on Monday 1 June. Ma…

    Royal Holloway, University of London


  4. 11/06/2015 — 12/06/2015

    Conferencia Internacional AIUTA “Universidades de la Tercera Edad y Cohesión Social”

    La A.I.U.T.A. reúne a las universidades de la tercera edad de todos los continentes y desde hace más de cuatro décadas mantiene la defensa de las pers…

    Asociación RUVID


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