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Neurostimulation and cognitive activity

BDNF gene variants and brain activity
New study with transcranial magnetic stimulation techniques and neuroimaging
Mediterranean coral population collapse

Mediterranean coral collapse

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

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 new view on the relationships between Europeans and the Japan of the samurai
Culture

Relations between Europeans and Japanese samurai

'Toyotomi Hideyoshi y los europeos' narrates the relationship between the unifier of Japan and Europeans.

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The study presents a guideline to understand the consequences of freshwater salinization at a global scale and cope with the needs of urgent research. Photo: Florenci Vallès, Montsalat
Research

River and lake salinization

A scientific agenda to work on this environmental problem.

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Prostate cancer and metastasis
Research

Prostate cancer and metastasis

Identification of a molecule related to bone metastasis in prostate cancer.

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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
Research

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
Research

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.
Research

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
Research

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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