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2012-03-24 03:47:21

A study by the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM) into the development of speech about the Civil War on Television Española (Spain's national state owned public television broadcaster) states that from the 70's, public television stopped portraying republicans as national enemies and acknowledged their bravery as combatants.

2007-06-20 17:33:20

Biologists Peter Lawrence and Gines Morata won Spain's prestigious science award Wednesday for their work showing that fruit flies and humans have much genetic material in common.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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