Ciència recreativa

Recreational science

The purpose of this monograph is to introduce and promote recreational science and its uses to the general public. Deadline for submission: 15 June 2023.

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Storytelling

Storytelling

One of the distinctive characteristics of human beings is our ability to tell and understand stories. Communicators are aware that storytelling is an effective way to bring scientific knowledge to society as a whole. Deadline for submissions: 22 March 2023.

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Transhumanista

Transhumanist

This week in «La Pipeta», Ferran Martín invites us to playfully reflect on transhumanism.

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Caragol - Snail

Why do snails come out when it rains?

Snails and slugs come out when it rains because they need a high degree of humidity to carry out some important physiological activities.

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Science for Christmas

Ferran Martín reminds us that science always makes a good gift.

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Illustration: Moisés Mahiques

Twenty years as a science communicator

On 8 October, 2001, Pere Estupinyà started his career as a science communicator. He remembers the journey in this article.

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Mètode

Mètode receives the National Research Awards in the scientific communication category

The award recognises its trajectory, sustained content quality, and resilience.

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«A lab of one’s own», by Rita Colwell and Sharon B. McGrayne

This book is both a biography and an inspiring reflection on the sexism of the scientific world in recent decades

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Neural puzzle

Using humour to bring science closer to the public

Mètode starts promoting graphic humour through a new section dedicated to cartoons on current scientific issues, launched with the new section by Ferran Martín.

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Pre-scientific dissemination

The author proposes to create the concept of «pre-scientific dissemination» to talk about scientific mysteries, enigmas, or hypotheses that could be confirmed or disproved by science.

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