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Previously Unknown Painting Successfully Attributed To Renaissance Artist Raphael
2014-01-29 11:55:56

A researcher at the University of Granada has successfully attributed to the great Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino, Raphael the famous Renaissance painter, a work belonging to a private collector in Cordoba, Spain.

High-protein Diets Increase Risk Of Developing Kidney Disease In Rats
2014-01-21 15:07:30

An experiment by scientists at the University of Granada, Spain, shows a high-protein diet increases the chance of developing kidney stones and other renal diseases

2013-03-14 18:13:59

Researchers from the University of Granada and the Carlos III University of Madrid have patented a new method to measure the flow of motorized traffic that a specific street carries each day, by measuring solely the levels of atmospheric noise.

2013-03-08 01:17:15

After more than 10 years' work, scientists at the University of Granada have a developed a carbon gel that enables CO2 to be turned into hydrocarbons by electro-catalytic transformation.

2013-02-20 15:01:24

A study conducted at the University of Granada and the University of York in Toronto, Canada, has revealed that bilingual children develop a better working memory –which holds, processes and updates information over short periods of time– than monolingual children.

2013-01-29 16:47:00

Researchers at the University of Granada have produced for the first time in the world mice lacking the coenzyme Q10, a rare mitochondrial disease prevailingly affecting children.

2013-01-23 11:12:57

Researchers at the University of Granada, Spain, have designed a new computing system that determines the age and sex of a corpse with a reliability of 95%.

2012-12-11 21:40:36

This application –named Picaa– can be used on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch and has been translated into several languages (English, Galician, Arab, etc.).

The Search For The Island Of Stability
2012-09-19 07:06:57

An international group of researchers, led by the University of Granada, has measured the effects of layers on super-heavy elements, providing useful data on the nuclear structure of these as yet undiscovered elements in nature.

2012-04-05 21:20:05

Scientists have discovered the initial stages by which gypsum crystals form.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.