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Learning Treatment to Suppress Rumination

Rumination is characterised by an effortless recurrent regurgitation of recently ingested food into the mouth, with consequent spitting and/or re-chewing and re-swallowing. A study with 28 patients detected the manoeuvre that causes regurgitation by measuring the electrical activity of...

ruminació

Are Invasive Plants More Toxic than Native Ones?

Exotic plants can strongly affect the composition, structure and functioning of the invaded ecosystems and it seems that they are able to change their own chemical composition and toxicity. To determine whether these changes actually take place, the Chemical Ecology and...

toxicitat plantes invasores
compostatge fems d'aviram
KPD guerra civil espanyola
implicació política juvenil

Early Marriage in Educationally Expanding Societies

Social scientists tend to associate educational attainment with age of marriage, since numerous studies have shown that women with more years of schooling tend to delay their entry into first union. This thesis focuses its attention on some of the countries where there...

matrimoni precoç
L'aventura d'excavar

Development of a Harmless Artificial Virus for Gene Therapy

Researchers of the Nanobiology Unit from the UAB Institute of Biotechnology and Biomedicine, led by Antonio Villaverde, have produced an alternative to the use of viruses in gene therapy.The researchers synthesised nanoparticles which act as artificial...

teràpia gènica