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Materials Science - Life Sciences - 17.03.2021
Research examines how to improve the measurement of the surface viscosity of filaments and membranes
Researchers at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) have published a scientific paper that lays the foundation for developing a more precise method of measuring surface viscosity in liquid filaments and biological membranes with viscous surfaces. This development could be applied in the food, pharmaceutical or biomedical industries.

Environment - Life Sciences - 04.03.2021
Albatros and petrels: roadmap to protect the most threatened sea birds at sea
Albatros and petrels: roadmap to protect the most threatened sea birds at sea
Recerca Albatrosses and petrels spend about 39% of their life cycle on the high seas, a large global marine area that goes beyond the field of national and international jurisdictions of nature protection.

Life Sciences - 01.03.2021
In decision-making, biases are an unconscious tendency that are difficult to eradicate
This is according to a study conducted in primates, published on 26 February in the journal Current Biology , led by Rubén Moreno Bote, along with Gabriela Mochol, researchers at the Center for Brain and Cognition, in collaboration with Roozbeh Kiani, a researcher at New York University (USA). Often, humans display biases, i.e., unconscious tendencies towards a type of decision.

Life Sciences - Health - 26.02.2021
More ethical and economic model for nanoparticle toxicological studies
More ethical and economic model for nanoparticle toxicological studies
A small caterpillar, considered a plague by all beekeepers, has proved to be a great promise for biomedical research. The larvae of the Galleria mellonella species, known for the damage they cause to beehives, had been object of interest in scientific research for the last decades, specially for their utility as invertebrate models in the study of mechanisms of diseases.

Life Sciences - Health - 23.02.2021
New therapeutic target for Huntington's treatment
New therapeutic target for Huntington’s treatment
Recerca Huntington's disease is caused by a mutation in the Huntingtin gene (HTT), which appears in adults and features motor, cognitive and psychiatric alterations. The origin of this disease has been associated with the anomalous functioning of the mutated protein: mHTT, but recent data showed the involvement of other molecular mechanisms.

Life Sciences - Health - 17.02.2021
A study analyses the risk genetic factors shared between ADHD and disruptive behaviour disorders
A study analyses the risk genetic factors shared between ADHD and disruptive behaviour disorders
People with attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) combined with disruptive behaviour disorders (DBDs) share about the 80% of genetic variants associated with aggressive and antisocial behaviours.

Life Sciences - Health - 02.01.2021
Molecular mechanism involved in Huntington’s neurodegeneration
These images show the nucleus of neurons in the CA1 region of the hippocampus with a marker for lamina B1. It shows the altered morphology of the nuclei of neurons in the R6/1 mouse, a model of Huntington's disease. Recerca Protein alteration in the family of lamins causes several diseases, known as laminopathies, such as progeria or precocious ageing.