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A collaboration between the University of Barcelona and the Russian Academy of Sciences opens the way for reducing emissions of automotive pollutants

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Air pollution from fuel combustion is one of the greatest environmental problems, especially in urban environments. In densely populated cities, the presence of nitrogen oxides, very small carbon particles, and carbon monoxide (CO) in the air seriously harms the human health and increases mortality. A collaboration between researchers from the University …

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Four avant-garde technology projects, including neuronal microchips from stem cells, launched by BU

“Novel ideas for radically new technologies”, reports The University of Barcelona.  This is the motto of the Horizon 2020 FET Open program of research and innovation actions (FET Open RIA). The last call awarded four projects with participation of the research staff of the University of Barcelona. This is StretchBio, a project to develop nanotechnology …

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Basque ethnic identity and collective empowerment are associated with wellbeing

A member of the Culture, Cognition and Emotion research group at the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque country has explored how social identification with Basque speakers and collective psychological empowerment relate to personal and social wellbeing and community participation. Individuals who experience a high degree of identification with Basque speakers and a high degree of empowerment …

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BAIE (Barcelona Aeronautics and Space Association)

BAIE (Barcelona Aeronautics and Space Association) is an aeronautics and space cluster in Barcelona, Catalonia. Today BAIE has more than 90 members. It is a member of the European Aviation Clusters Partnership. It is also a platform created in November 2000 as an initiative of the Mayor of Barcelona Joan Clos, which aims to promote …

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Minors are the most vulnerable Internet users

From the moment they are born children live in a world of screens; as a result, they use the Internet or any digital device that falls into their hands naturally, intuitively and without fear. So the main aim of this work by the UPV/EHU was to find out from a range of different perspectives about …

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The best marathon strategy by UPV

A study by the UPV/EHU’s Department of Physical Education and Sport explores and compares the influence of athletic ability, sex and type of circuit on the pacing adopted by marathon runners, and concludes that one of the key factors in the athlete’s performance is the pacing strategy adopted during the race.

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