One of Mètode’s Texts in the university entrance exams in Catalonia

Miguel Lorenzo One of Mètode’s Whys and Wherefores was chosen for the Catalan Language exam of the university entrance exams in Catalonia. The text, under the title «Why Do Birds Not Urinate?», is the answer of biologist and professor


«Herbari. Viure amb les plantes» Launch Event

On April, 25, at 7 p.m., the auditorium of the Botanic Garden of the University of Valencia will hold the launch event of the book Herbari. Viure amb les plantes. The event will have the presence of Daniel


Why does Persimmon Flesh Become Softer when Put into a Pot with Liquor?

Question sent by IRENE MAYOR SÁNCHEZ (La Vila Joiosa). DANIEL CLIMENT and ESTEVE SOLER answer: Tannins, complex substances inside the group of polyphenols that coagulate certain proteins, are responsible for the mouth feeling of roughness and dryness when eating persimmons. Mucins, proteins present in buccal mucosa,


The fragrant lentisk

© Valentín Rodríguez As a part of the monograph recently published by Mètode (only available in Catalan), we can find an extensive article on the mastic tree, a species that can be found all over the Mediterranean area. This


Monografies Mètode

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The book collection «Monografies Mètode» is a great doorway to science. Highly informative and beautifully illustrated, this collection opens up new perspectives and provides in-depth understanding of characters who played a part in the history of science like Einstein, Valencian naturalists, or Charles Darwin. Other

pomegranate tree

The pomegranate tree

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 rocky places. From there, Phoenicians spread its farming all around the shores of the Mediterranean.