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3Q: Cathy Yule

Cathy Yule, an Australian aquatic ecologist, is professor of the Faculty of Sciences at Monash University Malaysia. She specialises in the biology of peat swamp forests. These regions are unique and of global importance given their large biodiversity and role as carbon storers, but are now being seriously threatened.

How the World's Largest Salamander Feed?

An international team has developed three-dimensional models of the bite of the world's largest living amphibian, the Chinese giant salamander. The study, led by Josep Fortuny, researcher at the ICP and published in the journal PLoS ONE, explains the feeding mechanisms of this...

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3Q: Timothy F.H. Allen

Tim Allen is a theoretical ecologist at the University of Wisconsin (USA) pioneer in the so-called hierarchy theory. Taking advantage of his visit to the UAB, we ask him three questions on the inability of science to deal with environmental problems and on the contribution that this theory can make to overcome the...

3Q: Kostas Kostarelos

Kostas Kostarelos is Professor of Nanomedicine at the University of Manchester and Honorary Professor at the University College of London (UK) and is founding editor of the journal Nanomedicine. He recently advised the company PlayGen to develop a video game on nanomedicine in order to use this technology as a tool...