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Fukushima Accident Raised Marine Radioactive Strontium Levels
2013-06-12 08:22:27

New research suggests that the accident at the Fukushima nuclear power plant two years ago increased the amount of radioactive strontium on the east coast of Japan by as much as one-hundred times their normal levels.

Origins Of Genetic Blending Between Europeans And Asians Discovered In Mongolia
2012-11-12 11:43:22

A group of researchers led by the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) has discovered the first scientific evidence of genetic blending between Europeans and Asians in the remains of ancient Scythian warriors living over 2,000 years ago in the Altai region of Mongolia.

2012-06-04 17:24:16

Researchers at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and the University of Barcelona (UB) have developed a multitarget molecule, ASS234, which according to the results of in vitro studies conducted, inhibits the aggregation of the ß-amyloid protein, involved in Alzheimer's disease.

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2011-09-24 07:48:41

A team of researchers claim to have designed what is being called an antimagnetic cloak.

2011-07-28 17:41:14

Researchers at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona have developed an electronic tongue which can identify different types of cava wines, thanks to a combination of sensor systems and advanced mathematical procedures.

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2011-01-19 14:24:51

The technology application represents substituting manual registry for digital coding, thus reducing errors to 1 percent.

2010-11-19 13:17:28

Researchers from Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA), at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), and other universities have published a special section in the journal Ecological Economics that analyzes the link between ecological economics and political ecology.

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2010-06-22 12:04:23

The discovery could help to design new strategies to increase their sensitivity to antibiotics.

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2010-06-15 11:04:30

Researchers at University of Ghent, Belgium, and Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) develop a new procedure to identify the two extremes of protein molecules and their processing and maturing in in-vivo and ex-vivo massive proteomic studies.

2010-05-18 15:07:07

A research appearing in Nature, with the participation of doctors Susana Campoy and Jordi Barbé from the Department of Genetics and Microbiology at UAB, demonstrates that bacteria have a surprising mechanism to transfer virulent genes causing infections.


Word of the Day
palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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