First line of defence

Poliomyelitis cases have increased globally in the last year. The oral polio vaccine is very effective and acts on the first line of defence.

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Marejada 8. Marina Núñez

Introduction: Transhumanism

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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ageing

Why do we age?

Ageing occurs because we divest energy from ourselves and into reproduction, so we have less available to survive.

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Horses laugh incorrectly

Humans' control over breathing enabled them to laugh, unlike other animals such as horses.

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Exploring radiation measurement after Fukushima

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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Invisible women during the pandemic

The author discusses how women have been rendered invisible during the COVID-19 pandemic and how we have experienced a regression in gender biases.

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espècies bioactives

Saving the pharmacy of the sea

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

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miracle diets

Miracle diets

Miracle diets can produce health issues due to rapid weight loss, excessive energy restrictions, and the exclusion of certain foods or nutrients from the diet.

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educational tools guidelines eating better

Educational tools for better eating

For guidelines to be useful, they must consider cultural, anthropological, educational, social, and economic factors, as well as the usual diet of the target society.

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puesto frutas nutrición

Disentangling nutrition facts from fiction

There is a widespread misconception, mainly due to perverse agnogenic practices, that nutrition is hard and confusing, that we do not really know what to eat and that health professionals cannot agree.

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