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Benefits of education and cognitive reserve

Education helps the brain to avoid traumatic injury

The finding suggests that people with more education have brains that are better able to "find ways around the damage" caused by an injury. Leer más

Tendency towards cannibalism in tarantulas could depend on the aggressive genetics of the femalesSexual cannibalism in spiders

Tendency towards cannibalism in tarantulas could depend on the aggressive genetics of the females

A new investigation analyses the reason behind the attack and consumption of males tarantulas by females before or after copulation at times even before the females have ensured the sperm´s fertilisation of their eggs. Leer más

A Spanish startup reinvents emailsWith a double check´ system

A Spanish startup reinvents emails

The company MailTrack has become very successful thanks to its ´double check´ for Gmail, which lets users know if an email they´ve sent was received and read by the recipient. It´s a similar system to those used for instant messaging. Leer más

Cloning debate returns after  reserach succeed in producing cloned human embryosTherapeutic cloning

Cloning debate returns after reserach succeed in producing cloned human embryos

The clone debate is back because of a study that was expected to be published recently. On the a paper in the journal Cell Stem Cell, researchers took the nucleus of skin cells from 35 and 75 year old men, and succeeded in producing cloned human embryos.  Leer más

New glasses to fake your emotionsEmotional reactions

New glasses to fake your emotions

Dr. Hirotaka Osawa from Tsukuba University in Japan has designed a high-tech version of those called AgencyGlass, and they have eyes that actually move.  Leer más

The European Commission is looking for Europe´s best startups of the yearTech All Stars competition.

The European Commission is looking for Europe´s best startups of the year

Tech All Stars invites 12 of the best young European startups to the most prestigious startup events across Europe and gets them connected to top EU funding sources, successful entrepreneurs and other influential individuals. Leer más

New EU Atlas of ICT hotspots the top performing opean  Eurregions 42 Indicators to evaluate ICT activity

New EU Atlas of ICT hotspots the top performing opean Eurregions

Most of Europe´s ICT activity takes place in 34 regions across 12 countries (listed in the Annex). Key ingredients to success included access to top Universities and research centres and funding opportunities such as venture capital. Leer más

Measuring tension and emotional unease

Higher blood pressure is linked to a lower tendency to worry

Blood pressure modulates a person´s tendency to worry and can be associated with a "tranquilising" effect when elevated. This is indicated in a new study, led by Spanish researchers, that reflects how we can implicitly learn to increase our blood pressure as a way of alleviating tension and emotional unease. Leer más

EU funding for robots that learn and think for themselvesSMEROBOTICS

EU funding for robots that learn and think for themselves

An EU-funded project, SMEROBOTICS, aims to address this conundrum by bringing the concept of cognitive robotics from vision to reality. The project seeks to develop SME-suitable robots that are sufficiently agile to enable companies to change processes and robot assignments without having to call in specialists.  Leer más

EU funding for robots that learn and think for themselvesSMEROBOTICS

EU funding for robots that learn and think for themselves

An EU-funded project, SMEROBOTICS, aims to address this conundrum by bringing the concept of cognitive robotics from vision to reality. The project seeks to develop SME-suitable robots that are sufficiently agile to enable companies to change processes and robot assignments without having to call in specialists.  Leer más

ATHB25 gene

Scientists discover how to increase the longevity of seeds with genetic engineering

A study developed by researchers of the Institute for Plant Molecular and Cell Biology (IBMCP), a joint center of the Universitat Politècnica de València and the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), in collaboration with the Unit for Plant Genomics Research of Evry, France (URGV, in French) has discovered a new way of improving the longevity of plant seeds using genetic engineering. Plant Physiology magazine has published the research results. Leer más

Nature Publishing Index

American universities lead with scientific publications in research journals

Harvard, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford and the 25 components of the US National Institutes of Health led the list of the top 200 research institutions from around the world. Leer más

Nature Publishing Index

American universities dominate the world´s leading research ranking

Harvard, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford and the 25 components of the US National Institutes of Health led the list of the top 200 research institutions from around the world. Leer más

MAGNETIDE

Scientist find new magnetic materials to extract energy from tides

Scientists from Universidad Carlos III in Madrid (UC3M) are participating in a European research project that involves developing a new type of tidal energy generator that will be cheaper and more efficient. The device would replace conventional magnetic materials for new materials that are made using an alternative technology.  Leer más

Scientists discover a tattoo in an Egyptian mummyProtective biblical symbol

Scientists discover a tattoo in an Egyptian mummy

British researchers found that ancient Egyptians had a tattoo. Hospital scans have helped the British Museum discover some unknown secrets – including that a 1300-year-old female mummy has an intimate tattoo. Leer más

Humans can detect at least one trillion odors A far greater sense of smell

Humans can detect at least one trillion odors

The human nose can distinguish at least one trillion different odors, millions more than previously estimated, according to researchers at Rockefeller University and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)  Leer más

According to new research

Eyes may be the basis of all human facial expressions

Eyes may be the basis of all human facial expressions, according to new research. Leer más

Reserachers clasify worldwide scientific knowledgeTopology of the Scientific Subject Profile

Reserachers clasify worldwide scientific knowledge

Spanish scientists have designed the ´research map´. In the world there are three main ´clusters´ of countries: Western allocate more resources to biomedicine, Russia and former Soviet countries excel in physics, mathematics and engineering, and a third group of countries enhance agriculture and fisheries . Leer más

Equality promotes innovation in technology sectorsMixed teams of men and women

Equality promotes innovation in technology sectors

A study carried out by the University of Castilla la Mancha shows that gender diversity within research teams fosters novel solutions leading to radical innovation, in the company and in the market. According to the study, forming mixed teams of men and women in a technological context is also a critical element in increasing competitiveness. Leer más

Archaeologists discover the earliest complete example of a human with cancerCancer is not only a modern disease

Archaeologists discover the earliest complete example of a human with cancer

Archaeologists have found the oldest complete example in the world of a human with metastatic cancer in a 3,000 year-old skeleton.  Leer más

Centro de Astrobiología (CAB, Spain)

An experiment recreates the crust of the moon Europa

Water, salts and gases dissolved in the huge ocean that scientists believe could exist below Europa´s icy crust can rise to the surface generating the enigmatic geological formations associated to red-tinged materials that can be seen on this Jupiter´s satellite. This is confirmed by the experiment carried out in the laboratory with water, carbon dioxide and magnesium sulfate by researchers at Centro de Astrobiología (CAB, Spain). Leer más

European Patent Office announces the highest numbers of patents Growth of nearly 3% over 2012

European Patent Office announces the highest numbers of patents

In 2013 the European Patent Office (EPO) received 266 000 patent filings, compared to 258 000 in 2012. The EPO granted 66 700 European patents, which was 1.6% more than in 2012 (65 600) and the highest number ever. Leer más

Roadshow to help researchers to find jobs and adviceResearchers in Motion

Roadshow to help researchers to find jobs and advice

The European Commission has launched a pan-European information campaign to help researchers find career advice and work through the EURAXESS gateway.  Leer más

Europe leads in global science and engineeringScience and Engineering Indicators 2014

Europe leads in global science and engineering

Europe leads in science and engineering fields and it is the world´s first largest producer of peer-reviewed research articles according to a major report published by the US National Science Foundation. Leer más

Commissioner Johannes Hahn meets scientist who discovered graphne At the Graphene Institute

Commissioner Johannes Hahn meets scientist who discovered graphne

European Commissioner Johannes Hahn, who signed a European cash injection into the city centre research hub, met with Nobel Prize winning scientist Kostya Novoselov, who discovered wonder material Graphene in the laboratories of Manchester University. Leer más
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