Since Mètode's first issue appeared in 1992, the journal has become a benchmark within the publications devoted to the communication and dissemination of science.
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Jorge Wagensberg felt as an alien – an intruder – in a world that has lost the taste for slow and reasoned conversation. A society in which humans, trapped by fear of the future, uncertainty and volatility, too often renounce to become what we are.
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The active ingredient of curare, a poison used by the Amazon tribes, became for years a vital drug in surgery and to treat illnesses that involved muscle pains and contractions.
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Just by using a small part of the trail that we leave on the Internet, one can elaborate a sufficiently approximate profile.
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Artisan ice cream production is the result of the balanced contribution of many fields of science and requires in-depth knowledge in food science, mathematics, chemistry, physics, or nutrition.
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The ESA Solar Orbiter will be launched into space in 2020 and it will get very close to our star.
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The way cinema has represented nurses has varied over time: from the clothing itself to the relationships with patients and other health personnel.
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Described as marine and animal, sweet and dense, musky and earthy, the ambergris’ scent has captivated humans for generations.
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Recognising our reflection in a mirror is fundamental to everyone, although, rather than being something which is automatic from birth, it is something we learn as part of a process,

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La recerca ha de poder discriminar els veritables efectes dels tractaments d’aquells atribuïbles a la natura mateixa o a l’efecte placebo.
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Sweet is more than a flavour. It is a world of nuances and aromas, a range of sensations and experiences linked to the pleasures of the table. «Sweeter than honey», that is what the poets sang in passionate verses, knowing that there was no better delight than sweetness on your lips.
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L'única manera d'explicar l'estrany cas del guaiac és recórrer a la campanya de publicitat que va promoure la família Fugger per a fomentar-ne l'ús.
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We have created a globalized society, but it is not only human populations that are increasingly interconnected. The movement of invasive species and disease vectors along our expanding routes of

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Author disclaimer: this article contains a considerable amount of spoilers   THE SERIES PHENOMENOn The twenty-first century brings an unprecedented narrative and visual phenomenon with millions of viewers all around the world: TV

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The forests and their trees are one of the most important cultural symbols of humanity (Peretó, 2000). Consequently, most civilisations have appropriated them with care, consideration and respect. They have

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  One of the most fascinating archaeological evidence of ancient use of Mediterranean mountains are snow pits, also called snow storehouses or snowdrifts. Scattered throughout the Iberian Peninsula, snow pits have become

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  Wade's case Nicholas Wade, former editor of prestigious journals such as Science and Nature, and writer in the science section of The New York Times for many years, caused much controversy

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When we use mobile phones, listen to the radio, use the remote control, watch TV or heat up food in the microwave, we may not know James Clerk Maxwell is

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Snow pits and climate evolution Ever since 1970, in the first Spanish comprehensive study on this area, when geographer Horacio Capel drew attention to the value of the study of traditional ice

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The vast majority of what we know of the universe we have learned it studying the light coming from incredibly distant objects. Light is but an electromagnetic wave (an oscillation in

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Thus was born the Liebig’s Extract of Meat Company (LEMCO), whose product was immediately successful due to its excellent flavour and affordable price, low enough for the emerging European middle class.
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A long time has passed since 1683, when the Dutch naturalist Anton van Leeuwenhoek observed spermatozoa for the first time using a homemade microscope. He called them «animalcules». Science progressively

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Neolithic Revolution The history of our species is marked by numerous events that have shaped the current lifestyle and diversity of different human populations. Among the known points of inflection is

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