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The curious and primitive aspect of Triops is certainly noteworthy. In fact, it has been under consideration by zoologists for a long time. If we compared fossils with currently living

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Our contributor Jaume Benaiges located documental evidence of a tragedy in the Pauls parish archives, not knowing they were part of a series of victims previously attributed to man-eating carnivores. Events took place in the massif of Els Ports and turn out to be difficult to evaluate 150 years later.
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Màrius Serra obtained the Sant Jordi Award on December with his book Plans de futur (Future Plans), his first venture into novels since the publishing, in 2008, of Quiet (Still),

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  The last two decades have witnessed the widespread use of genetic testing in courtrooms, to identify criminals from biological remains, determine paternity or identify corpses. Less is known, however, about

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In recent decades, oncohematology has witnessed major advances in cancer treatment and survival. The toxicity associated with classical chemotherapy, and the need to improve the efficacy and tolerance to treatment,

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From the perspective of public health intervention, there is no better weapon than one which can prevent disease transmission or onset. Within the field of infectious diseases, vaccines have become the weapon that can control many of them.
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Man’s production of antibiotics has led to disease in microbial ecosystems on a planetary scale. The most immediate impact for man is the intractability of infections.
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Human immunodefi ciency virus (HIV) has huge health, social and economic impacts. Current therapies can control the infection but a true cure or effective vaccine has yet to be found.
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Greater understanding of the forces driving evolutionary change and influencing populations, together with the latest genetic analysis techniques, have helped conserve of biodiversity for the last twenty years. This new application of genetics is called conservation genetics.
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Darwin reflected on the potential of natural selection by comparing it with the results humans have achieved with artificial selection. This paper discusses how, although the similarity between the two is evident, there are also important differences.
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The light of evolution

Evolutionary biologist Theodosius Dobzhansky reflected on the place held by evolutionary theory in modern biology in the title of his famous article: «Nothing in biology makes sense except in the

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2013 is the year of quinoa as declared by the United Nations. Quinoa, quinuao kinwa (Chenopodiumquinoa) is a plant that belongs to the same family of beets and spinach. But,

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Valencian peanut

The Valencian peanut is a very particular species. In these article, we review some of these particularities, which we must take into account to grow it in our orchard.

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Hi ha molts factors que intervenen en la nostra percepció dels aliments. En el cas del vi, primer tenim el color.
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Concerning the alleged Mayan apocalypse prophecy, a friend of mine asked: «Well, after this new fiasco, what’s the next scheduled end of the world?» Lists abound on the Internet compiling

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At the centre of Antarctica, under Russian Vostok Station (Vostok being Russian for East), and very close to the South Pole, there is an enormous, elongated lake of around 14,000

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Philip II of Spain was instructed in humanism, was an Erasmus reader and a loved magic and occultism books. He had a soft spot for architecture and geometry, he knew

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Il·lustració de Casuística

In education, urban planning, sustainability, in any domain, we tend to slide down the anecdotal slope of casuistry. Everything becomes a specific case.

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circulació oceànica

El paper dels oceans com a reguladors del clima és extraordinari, realment condicionen el present i el futur del planeta.
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Frank Wilczek (New York, 1951) is a rather unconventional individual. To begin with, his outfit does not fit –a hat and tie together with trainers– and this impression is proven

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We have been aware from the 19th century of the importance of predation and rivalry between species in nature as predominant forces for natural selection. Darwinian thesis, the great paradigm

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I must confess it: Physics has always filled me with a feeling of respect. I would be lying if I did not admit that thinking about some of its mysteries has

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When you hear an expression with such poetic connotations like «the limits of life», it is likely that the last thing that comes to our minds are the microorganisms that

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On a cloudless and moonless quiet night and, above all, away from the city's light pollution, the beauty of the sky fascinates us. This is why, ever since ancient times,

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