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New microorganisms in the composting process

Composting is a process of controlled decomposition of organic matter. This practice is of great utility in agriculture, but it is used also as an effective recycling technique. UAB researchers have experimented with this technique to treat two types of industrial residues:...

Imatge de Fongs

Bovine Spongiforme Encephalopathy in Galicia

Galicia is one of the Spanish regions where the Bovine Spongiforme Encephalopathy (BSE) has more impact. The first case of a cow with BSE took place in 2000 in Galicia. Now, a group of researchers has analysed the geographic distribution of BSE cases and the infection risk...

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Transmissió social de preferència alimentària

A drug aganist Parkinson's disease that affects patients' mood

Levodopa, one of the main drugs presently available for the treatment of Parkinson's disease, originates mood changes in patients. The aim of our study was to determine whether these two formulations of levodopa influence the mood of patients with stable...

Evolució de la corba d'humor en pacients estables i fluctuants

New polyfluorinated liquid crystals

Presently, liquid crystals are compounds of great interest due to their applications mainly in the fields of electronics and optics (displays). Molecules that form them must show thermal, chemical and photochemical stability. Moreover, these compounds must exhibit liquid crystal behaviour for a...

Figura 1. Micrografia òptica d'una fase esmèctica A quan s'il·lumina amb llum polaritzada (200ºC).

The use of RNA interference as therapeutic tool

The latest discoveries in the field of RNA interference have revolutionized our knowledge of molecular and cellular biology. They have allowed to advance in therapies to treat serious diseases, like HIV. But this article proves that, at the present time, much is left to...

Cultiu cel·lular
Unes ressonàncies magnètiques nuclears més ràpides i efectives
Efecte de camp induït magnèticament en transistors basats en nanotubs de carboni