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Mediterranean coral population collapse

Mediterranean coral collapse

Climate crisis
Marine heatwaves associated to climate crisis are decimating coral populations
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New proposals in Els Vespres d'Hivern

Start of the seventh edition of the concert cycle
Invitations to Flamenco Queer available on January 20
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A year of research at the front page

Several UB research studies have highlighted 2021
Collection of some of the most relevant and influential research studies published in 2021

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An image showing the light excited by a molecular switch (yellow shape between the blue molecular layers that are the path) and the motion of the red molecule along the path. The background is a coloured image obtained with the optical microscope used to observe the movement.
Research

Artificial light-fuelled molecular machine

It emulates for the first time the molecular movement that takes place along the fibres in the cells.

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Mediterranean diet and health
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Mediterranean diet and health

The Mediterranean diet is associated with a lower risk of mortality in older adults.

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Mediterranean coral population collapse
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Mediterranean coral population collapse

Marine heatwaves associated to climate crisis are decimating coral populations.

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INPhINIT and Junior Leader grants at the UB
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INPhINIT and Junior Leader grants at the UB

UB researchers receive doctoral and postdoctoral aids from La Caixa Foundation.

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From left to right, the lecturers of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Carles Enrich and Albert Lu, first author of the article.
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Cholesterol cellular transport

Researchers find a mechanism involved in the movement of cholesterol inside cells.

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The properties of mysterious dark energy
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The properties of mysterious dark energy

The spectroscopic instrument DESI creates the largest three-dimensional map of the cosmos.

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Researchers identify a disordered region of Src protein that regulates its oncogenic capacity
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Src protein and cancer

A disordered region of the Src protein regulates its oncogenic capacity.

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New music proposals in Els Vespres d’Hivern
Culture

New music proposals in Els Vespres d’Hivern

The seventh edition of the cycle shares the artistic value of emerging musicians.

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CHARM-EU Annual Conference
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CHARM-EU Annual Conference

The meeting will focus on the innovation and trends in higher education

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The team provided more than 3,200 new sequences of spiders corresponding to 371 species that live in different oak woodlands of six national parks. Photo: Miquel Arnedo
Research

The great biodiversity of Iberian spiders

New study based on DNA barcode methodology.

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