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New Archaeology and Palaeontology website

The UAB Archaeology and Palaeontology Campus now has a new virtual space with news and information about the sites La Noguera, La Draga, El Castellot, Torre Llauder, Mines de Gavà, Vall d’en Bas, Guissona and the future Pallars Jussà Palaeontology Campus.

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Greener cities become more unjust

A project by ICTA-UAB will assess the “green gentrification” process by which the creation of green urban amenities tends to attract the higher social classes and excludes the most vulnerable groups.

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Over 300 archaeological vestiges registered at the National Park of Aigüestortes

Over 300 archaeological vestiges registered at the National Park of Aigüestortes

A research led by the UAB has documented and mapped 344 archaeological vestiges using surface prospecting techniques. The results reveal a heavily humanised area, occupied for more than 10,000 years, with the majority of registries existing above the current treeline and linked to livestock raising practices.

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Mycobacterium in olive oil for cancer treatment

Researchers from the UAB and the IBEC have revealed a way to effectively deliver a mycobacterium (M. brumae) needed for the treatment of bladder cancer in humans. The method, based on an emulsion using olive oil and tested on mice, was recently published in the journal Scientific Reports.

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