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Measuring the pubis: new parameters to date osseous remains

This work defines new parameters which can be used in Forensic Anthropology and Palaeoanthropology to study and define the age, state of health and life conditions of populations in the past. In particular, the authors have defined the growth of the...

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Public education and social stratificacion in Colombia

This Ph.D. dissertation studies the differential capacity of Colombia's rich and poor populations to take advantage of the national public educational opportunities. The conclusion is clear: prevailing social inequality strongly inhibits the effectiveness of...

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In vitro fertilisation: enhancing cryopreservation

In the field of in vitro fertilisation, the oocytes used can be either fresh or cryopreserved. The advantages of cryopreservation are evident, but there is also a strong disadvantage:  fertilisation efficiency is significantly lower. This work explores a method to...

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Abortion in Andorran cows

Neospora caninum is a protozarian parasite that causes abortions in dairy and beef cattle around the world. A research carried out by UAB scientists has studied risk factors for Andorran cattle. The results suggest that the locations of the grazing sites can enhance horizontal transmission and that some breeds...

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