Within the field of scientific communication, environmental issues have taken a prominent role in the last two decades. This has earned them a special place in the media.
Human uniqueness Most cosmological views on human origins portray these as being divine, beyond the natural world. This has partly been influenced by our obvious uniqueness. Because, of all past human
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] [caption id="attachment_468" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Foto: Pere Estupinyà[/caption] Throughout his career, George Whitesides (Louisville, U.S.A., 1939) has developed powerful nanofabrication techniques such as soft lithography and molecular self-assembly. His research earned him
© A. Bagué Very near to Barcelona, in the gardens of the Sant Joan de Dèu Health Complex in Sant Boi del Llobregat, right where the Sant Boi mental institution
There is a solid body of literature on ethical aspects of nanotechnology, but it comes almost entirely in the secular voices of professional ethicists. Meanwhile, recent studies show that religious
Tininess Makes a Huge Impact: Semiconducting and Metallic Nanoparticles. Defying the conventions of linguistic repetition, the prefix nano springs up in all languages with unusual force. Nanostructure, nanofiber, nanocrystals, nanowires, nanotubes,
Miniature Universe: Challenges Facing Molecular Nanoscience. The molecular field of Nanoscience is an area as yet little explored in Nanoscience. This may be because, compared to simpler atom-based nano-objects, the larger
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Nanoscience has progressed over the last 50 years from a scattered set of basic but outstanding breakthroughs to hundreds of research groups world-wide, continuously announcing the discovery of novel nanomaterials
[caption id="attachment_368" align="alignleft" width="350"] The lotus effect. The self-cleaning properties of leaves of diffe-rent plant species are based on their superhydrophobic character. Water is repelled by the leaf surface, and
Galileo and the Telescope. Knowing and Seeing.The astronomical discoveries made by Galileo using the telescope transformed astronomy. Galileo presented them as clear
Charles Darwin has been, without doubt, one of the most transcendental scientists of all times. Nevertheless, some researchers have objected that his work is based more on the collection of data taken from other sources than fruit of his own research.
The fact that I spent most of my teenage years surrounded by books —my father owned a bookshop— made it possible for me to access some books that were normally
The pomegranate tree appears to be native from the shores of the Caspian Sea, the plains in Iran and the mountains in Kurdistan and Afganistan, where it grows wild in
© V. Rodríguez Pressure grew by the minute and, although he was the son of God the Father, each of the curved and sharp thorns tearing the skin spilled a drop