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Sustainable and Safe Mobility Week

The UAB's Sustainable and Safe Mobility Week will take place from 23 to 27 October, with mobility-related activities every day for the entire community. Some of the activities will serve to compensate hours for members of the administration and services sector. Read more

Crystals can become softer when turned upside down

Through the combined effect of flexoelectricity and piezoelectricity, resarchers at the ICN2 and the UAB discovered that polar materials can be made more or less resistant to dents when they are turned upside down, or when a voltage is applied to switch their polarisation.  Read more

Catalonia's oldest prehistoric engravings discovered

Researchers from the Centre for the Study of Prehistoric Archaeological Heritage (CEPAP-UAB) recently discovered several engravings from the Late Stone Age on the walls of the Cova Gran de Santa Linya, in the Noguera county of Lleida. These are the oldest artistic representations to have been discovered to date in Catalonia. Read more