Aircraft windows

The structural integrity of an airplane's windows and doors is not a minor issue, because there is a large difference in pressure and temperature between the interior and exterior of the aircraft.
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venus recreació

The discovery has immediately been connected with the potential presence of life on Venus; on Earth, this gas is generated by microbian and human activity. The research team, however, remains cautious.
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106 good to eat

The monograph, coordinated by Gonzalo Casino and Montserrat Rabasa, delves into the relationships between food, society and health
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colourblind vision

Colourblind people see colours differently because they do not have all the necessary information from the L, M and S cones. A simile would be to try to obtain different paint colours by mixing only two primary colours: we would never be able to obtain the full range of existing colours.
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ears nose

In the early 1990s, a group of English doctors set out to study whether the perception that ears and noses grow over time was true. Àngels Royo explains the results of this research project.
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sleeping person

While deep sleep is characterised by low brain activity, brain activity is high during REM sleep, similar to wakefulness. If we wake up in REM sleep, it is very common for us to remember that we were dreaming. But why do we dream? Ferran Martinez-Garcia explains.
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housefly

The emergence of human dwellings and constructions, including stables, of course, provided an excellent opportunity for the survival of flies during the winter. Joaquín Baixeras explains.
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climate crisis

New Mètode Call for Papers about climate crisis. Deadline for submission (EXTENDED DEADLINE): 5 November 2020.
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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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