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Customized platinum nanoparticles

Nanoparticles are as small as a millionth of millimeter. Nevertheless, their applications vary according to the diferent sizes they could have. For their preparation the organometallic approach is well-known and gives rise to well-controlled nanoparticles with tunable size, morphology and...

Nanopartícules de platí

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

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