We call a mirage seeing objects where they are not. It is an optical illusion that can be seen on very hot days and in places like deserts. Inmaculada Pascual Villalobos explains this and tells us about the «Fata Morgana» effect.
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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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It is important not to overeat food items such as legumes and vegetables, fruits such as pears or plums, dairy products such as milk or cheese, and also products like bread or cereals, with whole grains such as wheat or rye.
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María Soledad Prats Moya, from the Departament de Química Analítica, Nutrició i Bromatologia of the Universitat d’Alacant, explains.
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«Pseudosciences are by-products of the prestige of science as a social enterprise and as a means of obtaining knowledge. Their character is inherently negative, given that, by definition, a pseudoscience is an intellectual fraud». Thus begins monograph 95 of Mètode, coordinated by Angelo Fasce.
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Mètode Science Studies Journal publishes the 2017 annual review, under the title Unravelling science. The seventh issue of this English language publication focuses on

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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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DECRESIM is a project funded by the European Research Council. Its objective is to advance the use of magnetic molecules to understand some quantum

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Palm oil is a plant oil consisting on saturated fats, which increase cholesterol and cardiovascular risks.
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Violent Universe, Mètode's latest issue, has had the collaboration of the Valencian artist Aurora Valero (Alboraia, 1940). With her powerful and colourful works, she

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