Once again this year, science and literature merge in this tenth edition of the Inspiraciencia short story competition. Before 7 June, those who want to participate can submit their short science-based stories in Spanish, Catalan, Gallician, and Basque.
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cover standards

The latest issue of Mètode addresses the subject of standards in science, with a special focus on synthetic biology.
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beluga mother and offspring

Did you know that the sounds some whales produce can travel up to 3,000 kilometers across the ocean?
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Alcohol is like any other type of drug, except more widespread and accepted. It is important to contextualise the importance of social behaviour in its consumption.
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Mètode 104

The monograph, coordinated by José Pío Beltrán, CSIC research professor at the Institute for Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology (CSIC-UPV), analyses biotechnological advances in plant production.
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Photo: Andrew Ebrahim / Unsplash

Fernando González Candelas, Full Professor of Genetics at the University of Valencia, explains how the virus affects children.
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color iris ojos

María Violeta Gómez Vicente, PhD in biochemistry and professor at the Department of Optics, Pharmacology, and Anatomy of the University of Alacant writes about the phenomenon of heterochromia.
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Alberto Tinaut, biologist specialised in the study of ants, explains the secrets of these winged insects.
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Leap Years

2020 will have an extra day, but what is the origin of this leap year? Amelia Ortiz-Gil, PhD in astrophysics and disseminator for the Astronomical Observatory of the University of Valencia, answers.
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2020's volume focuses on the challenges of science, forensic sciences, the involvement of the scientific community in Nazism, and the different evolutionary scenarios that help us understand biodiversity.
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