• UABDivulga

How did heavy metal get to the road?

Roadside sediments, in which high amounts of sediments have been detected, are an environmental concern of great interest due to the possible transmission of their pollutants from traffic activities and road maintenance to humans and environment. This work analyzes leaching tests applied to...

Electronic tongues for remote environmental monitoring

Electronic tongues are systems capable of providing chemical analytical information in real time and in-situ. This study successfully explores the possibility of using different potentiometric electronic tongues in environmental monitoring applications with remote...

Study on the disease of bird fancier's lung

Bird fancier's lung (BFL) affects between 4% and 8% of people who are fond of pigeon, and also people taking care of other types of birds. The current study is an in-depth research into the clinical characteristics of BFL in the largest series examined for this purpose by a...

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Strength of invasive plants

The presence and expansion of some plants outside their original ecosystem could alter the structure of the biological community, according to the conclusions in this thesis. The work describes the competition mechanism between local and “invasive” plants, analyzing their relationship with...

Male infertility caused by a chromosomal "miscount"

During meiosis, errors in chromosome segregation lead to aneuploid gametes (with an erroneous number of chromosomes) which might result in male infertility, spontaneous abortions or affected offspring. This work describes for the first time in human spermatogenesis the...