Text: Lorena Sánchez Photos: Ricardo Domínguez @mednight Butterflies are unaware of the fuss they make every time they take flight. This little story, set in a tiny place in the southern Mediterranean, begins with a fisherman who demanded water for his village. Thus,...
The prison as a “cultural construction site”; a stage on the Mediterranean Sea: meeting of lives, stories, and freedom.
The University of Messina, where the university-prison centre is based, as part of the CNUPP, strives to promote arts-training courses involving inmates, students and actors, aiming to make the prison a place of culture through theatrical activity. During the...
The organization Science Communication - SciCo, in collaboration with the University of the Aegean, is celebrating the Mediterranean Researcher's Night in Mytilene. On September 30th, from 10:00 to 13:00, the University will welcome more than 530 students who will...
7 stories have been selected for adaptation, representation and to be part of the II book of Tales from the Mednight. In alphabetical order of the work are included with the name of the author: El balón en la biblioteca...
This party for science will culminate on 30 September in the framework of "European Research Night" Spain, Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Turkey and Egypt are the six Mediterranean countries that make up "Mediterranean Researchers' Night" or simply Mednight, a project aimed...
Discovering aromatic plants and spices of the Mediterranean cuisine. Smells, flavors and more…! Participants are invited to recognize aromatic plants and spices typical of Mediterranean cuisine through their smell, aroma and taste. Each participant will be provided a...
Renewable energies for the energy transition: examples of artificial leaves for the conversion of sunlight into chemical energy
Experiment for the conversion of sunlight into solar hydrogen fuel and its use in the production of electricity. There's a tiny little engine in the green of this grass and in the green of the trees that has the mysterious gift of being able to take energy from the...
New technologies “under the sea”: the problem of transoceanic cables between physical space and digital contest.
How network information travels under the sea rather than in the clouds. The problems of managing ICT infrastructures and the related responsibility for pollution of the seabed.
Specimen of Aplysina archeri. / Benjamin Mueller This week's #Cienciaalobestia features porifera, also known as sea sponges, which 'sneeze' to clean their internal filtering systems. This mucus expelled into the water is used by some animals living in the surrounding...
María del Carmen Perea Rosa Martínez Natalia Pérez-Galdós Mila Martínez Gabriel Estañ Javier Ordóñez the decission of the jury will be public next week
Knowing the marine environment and the interactions among the organisms that inhabit it is crucial to promote its protection, management, and conservation. The Mediterranean Sea is going through an unprecedented biodiversity loss crisis, and it is necessary to...
Europe has experienced a significant number of large fires this summer. The main reasons for turning ignitions, both anthropogenic and lightning, into large fires have been the high density and continuity of vegetation (a product of rural abandonment and poorly...
Using microwave technology, a waste material such as orange peels can be converted into a green source of carbon-based materials like activated carbon, carbon quantum dots and graphene. Graphene in particular, in its various forms, is a major player in the...
Analysis of everyday tools challenges long-held ideas about what drove major changes in ancient Greek society
A modern scientific analysis of ancient stone tools is challenging long-held beliefs about what caused radical change on the island of Crete, where the first European state flourished during the Bronze Age: the ‘Minoan civilization.’ About 3,500 years ago, Crete...
The top map shows the historical record of "dangerously" hot days per year, with a heat index above 39.4°C. The left-hand column reflects the range of dangerously hot days in 2050, with more than 100 "dangerous" days in parts of South America, Africa, India and...
Response to a tactile stimulus in the brain of a mouse in which retinal waves have been blocked (left) and in a control mouse (right). IN, CSIC-UMH Can you imagine if every time you touched something -or something touched you- you had a visual experience? Well, that...