Science


The quantum computer is not science fiction

The first time a group of physicists started talking about the possibility of making calculations of quantum nature was in the 80s, but it was not until the 90’s when it began to implement; quantum…


Brain neurons are adjusted on the fly

An international group of scientists has discovered a new molecular “switch” that controls the properties of a specific type of neurons to tune with changes in activity that occur in the neural network to which…


Olive oil protects against breast cancer

A study by Spanish researchers has shown that following a Mediterranean diet rich in extra virgin olive oil (four tablespoons a day) can reduce by up to two thirds the risk of breast cancer. In…


1.6 million for biotechnology projects

A kit for early detection of Alzheimer’s, a treatment to prevent brain damage in stroke patients and smart bandage to heal wounds are 3 of the 15 projects in the field of biotechnology to the…


Convened the 13th edition of Fotciencia

FECYT and the Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) recently convened the 13th edition of Fotciencia, a contest that encourages people to capture images related to science or scientific research. One of the photographs that…


Coral reefs could be lost by 2050

Coral reefs and grasslands could be lost worldwide in 2050 as a result of climate change, according to a study that analyzed 5,829 populations of 1,234 species, published by the WWF. Fish populations key to…