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Palaeontologists Identify Four Dinosaur Egg Species In Lleida
2013-03-13 08:36:31

A study headed by the Miquel Crusafont Catalan Palaeontology Institute has for the first time documented detailed records of dinosaur egg fossils in the Coll de Nargó archaeological site in Lleida, Spain.

Some Cheeses Surpass Contaminant Levels Recommended By EU
2013-02-19 09:20:11

Researchers at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain) have analyzed more than 60 brands of cheese commonly available in supermarkets.

Five New Species Of Crustaceans Discovered
2013-02-15 12:32:22

Experts from the Centre for Advanced Studies of Blanes and the University of Barcelona (UB) collected and studied different crustacean specimens during recent expeditions to Madagascar, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, the Philippines and French Polynesia.

Mobile Phone Can Detect Mercury Contamination In Water
2013-02-06 14:00:14

Chemists at the University of Burgos (Spain) have manufactured a sheet that changes color in the presence of water contaminated with mercury.

Intense Rainfall In The Ebro Basin Is Becoming Less Frequent
2013-02-05 11:25:23

Researchers from CSIC's Aula Dei Experimental Station in Zaragoza, Spain have confirmed that the frequency of intense rainfall has been decreasing in the Ebro basin since 1955.

Scientists Describe 24 New Species Of Flower Fly Found In Central And Southern America
2013-01-31 13:48:56

A ten-year study in forests of the American continent has resulted in the description of 24 new insect species from the Quichuana genus that are also known as 'flower flies'.

Saline Hiding Places For Bacteria In Río Tinto Similar To Those On Mars
2013-01-11 14:30:54

Researchers at the Centre of Astrobiology have identified microorganisms that live inside salt deposits in the acidic and ferrous environment of the Tinto River in Huelva, Spain.

Teotihuacans Used Make-up To Honor Their Dead After Exhuming Their Body
2013-01-09 14:40:33

In collaboration with the National University of Mexico, a team of Spanish researchers has analyzed for the first time remains of cosmetics in the graves of prehispanic civilizations on the American continent.

Grapes Ripeness Indicated Using Computer Imaging
2012-11-30 15:33:36

Researchers have developed a technique for estimating grape composition and variety using computer imaging.

In The Last 300,000 Years The Alhama de Murcia Fault Has Experienced At Least 6 Major Earthquakes
2012-11-12 13:13:08

Enjoying Spanish participation, an international group of researchers have analyzed the most recent history of the Alhama de Murcia fault.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.