Touch and sight are bound before birth
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...
Understanding the cellular basis of the health and pathologies of the human uterus to improve the diagnosis and treatment of uterine diseases
For two and a half years, the INCLIVA Biomedical Research Institute of the Hospital Clínico de València has led the HUTER project (Human Uterus Cell Atlas), funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme with the aim of creating a...
HUNDREDS OF YOUNG PEOPLE ENJOYED THE MIND THE LAB
IN THE VEGA BAJA COMARCH As part of the activities of the Mednight 2022, whose big day will be on September 30, the MUDIC again took the scientific outreach activity of the guerrilla Mind the Lab to the municipalities of Guardamar, Orihuela, Pilar de la Horadada...
Extreme heat in the Mediterranean Sea: are torrential rains expected in autumn?
Apart from the disastrous impact of these temperatures on the marine ecosystem, we must ask ourselves whether this will mean an autumn of heavy rainfall and flooding. This summer we are surprised by how warm the Mediterranean Sea is, especially the central and western...
Descendants of centenarians share their unique genetic footprint
A genetic analysis of descendants of centenarians reveals a specific genetic fingerprint that may explain why they are less frail than descendants of non-centenarians of the same age. This is the main conclusion of a study led by the INCLIVA Health Research Institute...
INCLIVA identifies AXL protein as a specific biomarker and therapeutic target in HER2+ breast cancer
Dr. Juan Miguel Cejalvo -researcher of the Breast Cancer Biology Research Group of the INCLIVA Health Research Institute of the Hospital Clínico de València, directed by Dr. Ana Lluch, and researcher member of CIBERONC-, has led a study in which a protein -called AXL-...
Scipog Department projects “A greener future”
A sustainable and youth-friendly European Union..........from studying to participation. Academics from the Department of Political and Legal Sciences in cooperation with Unime European Documentation Centre present "Designing a Greener Future," a project awarded with...
Collaboration and values to save the Mar Menor
There are environmental conflicts that brew slowly and invisibly over decades and suddenly, when certain thresholds are reached, come to light. In the case of the Mar Menor (Region of Murcia, Spain), the first warning sign was in the early 2000s, with the invasion of...
“WE HAVE TO DECREASE IN ORDER TO RECOVER THE NATURE OF THE MAR MENOR”, PEDRO GARCÍA (ANSE)
We interviewed Pedro García, director of the Asociación de Naturalistas del Sureste (ANSE), for the Mediterranean Researchers' Night in Los Alcáceres (Murcia), with the Mar Menor on his back. Pedro García is one of the leading experts on the problems facing the Mar...
Innovating in reforestation: objective to improve the resilience of plantations
The recovery and restoration of degraded areas in forest ecosystems have as objectives, among others, the slowing down of the erosive processes that cause soil loss, as well as the regeneration of soil fertility and the diversity of plants and animals. Reforestations...
The diet that could make us live up to ten years longer
“Who wants to live forever?” wondered the legendary band Queen in their famous 80s song. And surely, even if we are not aiming for eternal life, we are all concerned about living as long as possible. The typical tips for a healthier life often ring in our heads:...
Adapting to the new reality of fires
Forty million years ago, Antarctica was covered with huge forests. And 25 000 years ago, half of Europe was covered in ice and the other half in cold steppes. Thanks to palaeontology, we now know that vegetation around the world has changed as the climate has changed....
TALES DEADLINE EXTENSION UNTIL AUGUST 15
We are glad with the response that is getting the II literary contest Tales from The MEDNIGHT. As August is a propitious month for creative activities, we announce a new extension of the deadline, until Monday, August 15, with which some great stories of scientific...
Sea breeze: This is how the sigh of the sea that refresh beaches and coastal cities is formed
If you are on the beach (or somewhere near the coast) you may have noticed that around midday a gentle wind starts to blow from the sea where there was none before. This is most likely sea-breeze, a (pleasant) phenomenon that occurs due to the temperature difference...
LAST DAYS FOR BEING PART OF THE TALES FROM THE MEDNIGHT
There are few days left, you are in time to be part of the II Tales from the MEDNIGHT. Works from different Mediterranean countries have already arrived to form an unforgettable edition. This initiative will bring science stories closer to hospitalized children,...
A Fisabio study, carried out in the Hospital General in Elche, finds microplastics in respiratory tracts
The study, led by Fisabio's pulmonologist Carlos Baeza, correlates the presence of these microfibers to worse lung function and pathogenic germs The results have been published in a prestigious international journal and awarded by the Spanish Society of Pneumology The...
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