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The new knowledge about genetics together with the sophisticated skills of analysis helps the scientists to understand the carcinogenic process. The present study, made by investigators of the UAB, is an example of this work. By using the bladder carcinoma as a case study, they analyzed his chromosomal alterations and then compared with his...

Darrera la pista del cncer: alteracions cromosmiques i organitzaci biolgica dels tumors

Rome, Ist century B.C. The poet Horace, in his poems 2 from Book I and 15 from book IV, introduces allusions to gods important to Augustus family. The explanation Professor J.Gómez Pallarès offers about this presence takes in account unusual information: Horace's work can also be read as a virtual walk along the temples where the...

Horaci: de poesia lrica a guia

Researchers of the UAB are collaborating in an international project aimed to reconstruct the climatic history of our planet. Their laboratory: Los Andes, at more than 4.000 m altitude; their files: the lake sediments from these high altitudes. The study of past climatic records will help us to predict the possible effects of future climate...

Viatge en el temps per fer front al canvi climtic

ATLAS: A computer tool for traceabilty studies

Today scientific progress depends to a great extent on computer tools. In genetic studies, for example, a cascade of data is generated, which is only comprehensible after vertiginous calculations on the part of a computer. The Faculty of Veterinary Science is well aware of...

cadena gentica

The bleach, or chlorine, is necessary to disinfect the water but in too high a dose it could poison us. Because of this, it is important that the tools used in the detection of chlorine in water are most reliable. Researchers from the Centro Nacional de Microelectrónica have developed a chip which allows the continuous monitoring of...

Chip sensor

The simple consumption of a product is part of an ecological footprint that we left in the planet. Our habits produce an impact and thanks to this indicator of sustainability we can measure it. A group of investigators of the UAB have created a methodology that allows to calculate the environmental impact of a specific activity: the...

La petjada ecolgica dels nostres desplaaments per Barcelona

The oral antibiotics are administered systematically before a colon surgery. But, is it really necessary this medication? Investigators of the Hospital Vall d'Hebron and UAB think that it is not. This categorical negative reflects the results of a study in which participated 300 people in this situation.

Colon i recte

In his research, Jordi Camps Polo obtains interesting results on the chromosomal instability of tumor cells. His research, that focuses in the human colon cancer, has used molecular cytogenetics techniques for his analysis. This novel approach has revealed chromosomal alterations during the cellular division that were invisible up to now.

Noves pistes sobre la progressi dels tumors

In the XVIth century the greek myths were in fashion. Lope de Vega wrote a compendium of mythological comedies. Thanks to the literacy capacity of this playwright this work is outstanding. In our epoch, Agust Snchez Aguilar, in his doctoral thesis, submerged in this work to analyze the artistic strategies that fused the myth and other...

Mites grecs en clau llatina: les faules de Lope de Vega