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Less ants means more aphids!

Ant-aphid interactions are well know to growers and scientists. Ants feed on the honeydew excreted by aphids and aphids are protected from predators and parasited by the ants. Any experimental intervention on natural systems may have unexpeected effects. Ant exclusion from trees, to disturb their...

Pugons i formigues
Lli i flors grogues poden produir bioetanol

Intestinal infections and lower height in Amazonian people

Infections produced by intestinal parasites are very extended among South American indigenous people. That kind of diseases have been forgotten in western civilization. The present work, which included interviews to the aborigens, withdrawal of...

Infecció Helminth i estatura als pobles sudamericans

Interbreedal insemination reduces abortions in dairy cows

Neosporosis is a disease which affects some mammal species, but when it comes to cattle, the disease also generates important economic losses by causing an increase in abortion rates. Present research has concluded that insemination using semen from specific...

Selecció de semen de toros per a reduir avortaments
Streptococcus al porc
Videojocs de dansa per a postmenopàusiques

HERMES, the wholeseeing eye

A consortium of European researchers, coordinated by the Computer Vision Centre (CVC) of Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), has developed HERMES, a cognitive computational system consisting of video cameras and software able to recognise and predict human behaviour, as well as describe it in...

Hermes CVC
Millora al semen dels porcs
Greix a la síndrome de Cushing