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 …More
The exhibition “Mars. The red mirror” can be seen in the Barcelona Center for Contemporary Culture (CCCB).
This journey explores how we are linked to the red planet, from ancient times to date, through several approaches and disciplines. Science, arts and literature interact in a great exhibition project that explores our …More
“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 …More
A study by the UPV/EHU’s Department of Neurosciences establishes that astrocytes, which are the most abundant cells in the brain, are a critical element to take into consideration in Parkinson’s patients when the disease spreads and degree of neuronal degeneration intensifies:
We are all bound to have heard people talking about neurons at some point and …More
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 …More
The Department of Financial Economics I at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) has analysed why family firms in general are reluctant to use big data technology:
The UPV/EHU has concluded that family firms’ decisions regarding whether or not to implement big data technology depends on their reference point in decision-making: when family control and …More
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 …More
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 …More
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.
The arguments surrounding the limits …More
Why is our Universe made of matter? Why does everything exist as we know it? These questions are linked to one of the most important unsolved problems in particle physics. This problem is that of the nature of the neutrino, which could be its own antiparticle, as argued by the unfortunate Italian genius Ettore Majorana …More