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Six UAB researchers awarded RecerCaixa grants

The Obra Social ”la Caixa” and the ACUP recently awarded 20 new grants belonging to the 2017 RecerCaixa programme call, six of which were awarded to researchers at the UAB. This year's edition of the programme consisted in a total of €1.6M in grants. Read more

Ancient DNA reveals impact of the “Beaker Phenomenon” on prehistoric Europeans

The largest study of ancient DNA ever conducted demonstrates that the spreading of new types of pottery styles from the Iberian Peninsula to the centre of the continent were not due to migratory movements, but rather expresses the development of new forms of communication between regions. The study included the participation of UAB researchers Roberto Risch and Ignacio Soriano. 
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D-galactose affects ageing male and female brains differently

A research study by UAB and the ULL coordinated by researcher Lydia Giménez-Llort demonstrates in mice the biological relevance of sex in the effects of accelerated ageing caused by a chronic treatment of D-galactose, a sugar found abundantly in milk and to a lesser extent in fruits and vegetables. Read more