Human enhancement through genome editing is one of the goals of transhumanism, but its implementation might generate important discriminations.
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Drylands contain great biodiversity. Their extension is growing due to climate change, so it is more and more essential to get to know more about them.
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The texts in this monograph try to help us to understand the importance of drylands and the need for their development go hand in hand with the protection of their resources.
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Gattaca's message should be reconsidered as a defence of the possibility to create superior post-humans through genetic engineering.
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Marejada 8. Marina Núñez

This monograph explores transhumanism and provides arguments to participate in what might very well be the most important debate in our history.
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covid-19 and climate change

The paper reviews the impact that COVID-19 has had on the ambitions of countries to meet the Paris Accord of reducing emissions to keep global temperature increases to below 2 ºC in this century.
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Climate change has been at the centre of the environmental debate for three decades. The fight needs an innovative approach based on citizen politics and social transformation.
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Gender is a key axis of social inequality that intersects with other systems of power and marginalization to cause unequal experiences of climate change vulnerability and adaptive capacity.
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Studying citrus tolerance responses to climate change may hold the key to developing new citrus varieties capable of withstanding future environmental conditions while still maintaining production.
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High mountains are among the regions most affected by climate change. We analyse why they are important and what problems they are facing today.
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Some alterations associated with this new Anthropocene climate system are already irreversible and exceed the natural variability of the last few thousand years.
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consulta sobre comunciació científica

We analyse the international CONCISE project that studies, through public consultations on science communication, the way in which society is involved in citizen science, a discipline that is becoming more and more widespread.
 
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Interest in gambling disorder (pathological gambling) has been growing in both the clinical and scientific community. This has permitted a better understanding of the pathology and the design of potential therapeutic options.
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desenvolupament de medicaments per la FDA

Substance use disorder (SUD) is a significant public health concern. Unfortunately, there are few safe and effective medications to treat SUD and efficacy is suboptimal.
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alcohol

The best treatments for alcohol dependence are currently those developed within multidisciplinary programmes, which include psychological, sociological, and medical dimensions. It is important to consider recovery as the culmination of a process of change.
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alcohol use disorder

Drinking alcohol is an established and normalised practice in our society, even though it can increase the chance of negative consequences for the drinkers or their environment.
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As with other animal species such as crayfish, drugs activate our brain's reward system to induce a false signal announcing the arrival of a great benefit for our survival.
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Introduction: Willpower hijacked

Surely, we all know someone close to us who uses drugs. Consider, for example, tobacco or alcohol, or even marijuana. They may at some point have tried to stop using

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In the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami, citizens used various radiation measurement instruments. This article explores how the study of these devices can contribute to the understanding of citizen science.
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Citizen science generates bidirectional communication, leading to an improvement in the scientific literacy of the people involved.
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Citizen science is in a process of consolidation, with a wide variety of practices and perspectives. Social sciences and humanities occupy a small space despite the obvious social dimension of

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Introduction: Citizen Science

In the past decade, scientific research that relies on the collaboration of citizens has grown exponentially.
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espècies bioactives

Vulnerable species with bioactive potential must be protected because they are a potential source of molecules with pharmacological properties.
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toxic microalgae

The impact of climate change and human interventions in the Mediterranean have led to microalgae blooms.
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