Pere Estupinyà

Science communicator, writer and public speaker. That is how Pere Estupinyà (Tortosa, 1974) describes himself. He is also known as «the sex scientist».



The media have started venturing when the intelligence of machines will surpass that of humans, what jobs will be replaced earlier, and how we should prepare for post-humanism.

Despite the bewilderment caused the almost continuous bombardment of news about the discovery of a new fossil that revolutionizes everything we knew until now about human evolution, at the beginning of the twenty-first century, there is a broad consensus regarding certain key moments in our evolution.

We can’t help getting amazed when observing the wide variety of life forms through the world, even more when realizing that their distribution follow clear patterns whose causes turn out to be difficult to explain. Why are some species only found in a particular environment, while others can be found

When we talk about species without sexual dimorphism, we should complete the sentence with a small note: species without a sort of sexual dimorphism that we can detect.


To celebrate 25 years of Mètode, Vicenç M. Rosselló recovers The enchanted cove, a study of the science and culture surrounding Mediterranean coves, published in summer 2012.

Domingo Pujante reflects on Mètode’s monograph Itinerancy (spring 2014) dedicated to the processes of human and animal mobility in the search of the best chances for survival and safety.


The environment and biodiversity have been central issues for Mètodeduring these 25 years dedicated to the dissemination of science, along with environmental communication.

On the occasion of Mètode's 25th anniversary, we bring back issue number 80, dedicated to the current situation of science communication in written press and its next challenges for the next few years.
Cover image - number 88

In the winter of 2015/16, Mètode devoted a monograph to health communication, specially focusing on the role played by mass media in issues such as sanitary crisis, the stigmatization of some illness or public health campaigns.


«Mixing is probably a good thing if we need to adapt to a changing environment»


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