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».

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Darwin is credited with the opinion that crying only lubricates the eye, but today it is accepted that it has an intrapersonal and an interpersonal function.
superlluna

According to the astrophysicist and communicator Javier Armentia, supermoons do not really exist. As he explains, the term is not astronomical, but vulgar astrology.

Vicent J. Martínez, Full Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics of the University of Valencia, answers this question about the two sides of the Moon
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Blushing is a specifically human characteristic, since our closest relatives, such as the chimpanzee, gorilla, or orangutan, do not blush.

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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.
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ABSTRACT Science is not «above» politics and ethics: it is intrinsically political, and constantly raises ethical dilemmas. The consequences of evading such issues were made particularly clear in the actions of scientists working in Nazi Germany in the 1930s and 40s. The accusation in 2006 that Dutch physicist Peter Debye

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Question sent by Víctor Marqués (València). ALBERT MASÓ answers: The statement is false. Instead of answering the question, we are going to explain the falseness of the implicit premise in the question. That is, we need to understand that scorpions do not commit suicide, not when surrounded by fire and not even

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The genome and the complexity of living beings. The genome of an organism is the whole DNA content of its cells, including genes and intergenic regions. In prokaryotes (Archaea and Bacteria) there is, in general, a linear relationship between genome size and the number of genes. The smallest genomes are

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25 YEARS OF MÈTODE

When wildfires burn - front cover

Fire has been a defining element in the formation of human societies. Then, why is seen as an alien element in our society? A look back to Mètode's issue dedicated to wildfires.

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Journalist Bievenido León comments on the monograph Living with climate change, published on spring 2015, and dedicated to the cultural challenges proposed by this global change.
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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.
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mobility

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.

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

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

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