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After being synthesized, the proteins fold themselves to acquire their function. Although this process, called oxidative folding, has been investigated extensively, some keys aspects have been neglected, like the thermodynamics or the computational prediction. UAB researchers disassembled this puzzle and its conclusions became a one single theory...

Claus moleculars del plegament oxidatiu

Why are hybrids not symmetrical?

Most animal species have two symmetrical halves. There are small differences that break this bilateral symmetry. Scientists at the UAB have studied how these differences come about and how organisms try to achieve perfect symmetry by crossing two species of insects, Drosophila madeirensis and...

Dibuix asimtric

The constant growth of the European cities deeply affects the surrounding agricultural zones, which have reduced in size and have been taken over by urban infrastructures that have been built. Jordi Sempere studies how this has affected farmers of the surrounding areas of Barcelona and Toulouse, which are growing in similar ways but where the...

Gestionar b els espais agrcoles metropolitans, clau per a una organitzaci eficient del territori

José Luis Negreira Verjillos carries out a deep and meticulous study of the history of Cerdanyola del Vallès between 1931 and 1976 in order to reconsider the political, social, economic and cultural events that occurred during that period. The author also revises some of the existing theories applied to Catalonia and Spain, from a...

Grup de republicans

One of the most frequent problems that affects horses is the equine colic, which can reach different levels of seriousness. A group of scientist from the UAB has carried out a clinical research on 115 horses, using the two analysis methods formerly described the horses' plasma. Constable simplied method on strong iones has turn out the most...

Cavall

The international scientific community is now investigating possible substitutes for silicon oxide, one of the main components of microelectronic devices, by looking at other materials that have better electrical properties and are compatible with the CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) manufacturing processes. The UAB's Department...

La nanoelectrnica cerca el substitut de l'xid de silici

Canine monocytic ehrlichiosis (CME) should be considered in the differential diagnosis of dogs with exudative retinal detachment and anterior uveitis. This was the main conclusion drawn by a group of researchers from the UAB Faculty of Veterinary Medicine following a study on around 50 animals affected by the tick-borne disease.

Ms dades per diagnosticar la Ehrlichiosis Monoctica Canina

Traditionally, in order to look for idioms and their synonyms in Catalan, one has had to look for the key words in general dictionaries or in specialised publications, where they are usually in ordered alphabetically. Maria Teresa Espinal has made an important step forward in this field with a new dictionary of synonyms of set phrases in...

Diccionari de Sinnims de Frases Fetes

A set of wooden carvings found inside the Mussol cave, in Ciutadella of Menorca, Spain, has enabled archaeologists to improve the knowledge on the mythology and rituals on the island during prehistoric periods. The most important findings were two small carvings that are the only ones with documented human characteristics in the archaeology of...

Talla de fusta trobada a la Cova des Mussol

Education is a fundamental pillar of society. Claudio Patricio Thieme Jara, worry about the couple: education and society, analyzed the education model of Chile. In his doctoral research he grade the leadership and the efficiency of the Chilean primary schools: This information would allow to establish political public education in agreement with...

La tesi doctoral qualifica el lideratge i leficincia de les escoles primries xilenes.