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Earth Sciences - Environment - 31.03.2022
Geo-debate: coexistence with a volcano
Geo-debate: coexistence with a volcano
Can we anticipate an eruption? How is an active volcanic area monitored? What are the tools scientists work with during a volcanic episode? How is a communication crisis handled in the midst of such

Innovation - Electroengineering - 30.03.2022

Health - Computer Science - 24.03.2022
An algorithm makes it possible to identify people by their heartbeat
An algorithm makes it possible to identify people by their heartbeat
A study carried out by the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), together with the Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University of Iran, concludes that the heartbeat can be used as a biometric tool to identify people.

Social Sciences - 24.03.2022

Astronomy / Space Science - 22.03.2022
A research study analyses the characteristics of Apophis, the asteroid that will approach Earth in 2029
A research study analyses the characteristics of Apophis, the asteroid that will approach Earth in 2029
The study, in which the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) and the Universidad Estatal Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho (Júlio de Mesquita Filho Paulista State University) (UNESP) of Brazil are participating, analyses the surface and dynamics of Apophis, an asteroid that will pass close to Earth in 2029.

Life Sciences - Health - 22.03.2022
Correct mitochondrial function prevents muscle loss during ageing
Correct mitochondrial function prevents muscle loss during ageing
Loss of muscle mass and power related to ageing —sarcopenia— is a degenerative process that reduces the quality of life and increases the dependency levels of the elderly.

Economics / Business - Career - 17.03.2022

Agronomy / Food Science - 15.03.2022
Artificial intelligence, basis of an application for detecting diseases and pests in horticultural crops
Artificial intelligence, basis of an application for detecting diseases and pests in horticultural crops
Doctor X Nabat is the name of an application for the early detection of diseases and pests in horticultural crops, developed by the members of the research group on Plant Phenomics, belonging to the

Earth Sciences - Astronomy / Space Science - 11.03.2022
A journey discovering the secrets of volcanoes with the Volkis
A journey discovering the secrets of volcanoes with the Volkis
How is the Earth on the inside? Why are there volcanoes? Where? How is the inside of a volcano? What are the most famous eruptions? Are there extra-terrestrial volcanoes? These are some of the questions with their answers in the new scientific dissemination book Descubre los volcanes.

Economics / Business - Media - 10.03.2022
A study analyses the cost-free culture in the consumption of digital journalistic information in Spain
An investigation by the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) analyses the low willingness of citizens to pay for the consumption of journalistic information on the Internet and the industry's inability to monetise digital content.

Computer Science - Health - 09.03.2022
AI System developed at the UB to be tested in a clinical trial in UK
AI System developed at the UB to be tested in a clinical trial in UK
Recerca The National Institute of Health Research ( NHIR ) has funded a £1.3bn (1,54M¤) clinical trial to validate an artificial intelligence system for detecting bowel polyps using an endoscopic capsule.

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 09.03.2022

Innovation - Economics / Business - 08.03.2022
The Internet of Things (IoT) applied to cities
UPF is leading a project dealing with mobility as a service (MaaS) to understand how to spread the word about the possibilities offered by the IoT to companies and businesses.

Campus - Politics - 08.03.2022

Pedagogy - Campus - 07.03.2022

Health - Life Sciences - 03.03.2022
A new study relates liquid fructose intake to fatty liver disease
A new study relates liquid fructose intake to fatty liver disease
A high-fat diet is not enough to cause short-term fatty liver disease. However, if this diet is combined with the intake of beverages sweetened with liquid fructose, the accumulation of fats in the liver accelerates and hypertriglyceridemia —a cardiovascular risk factor— can appear.

Computer Science - Innovation - 01.03.2022
UC3M participates in the Madrid es Ciencia Fair 2022
The Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) will carry out scientific outreach activities at the 11th Madrid esCiencia Fair, which is being held in Hall 14 of IFEMA, as part of Education Week 2022.

Campus - 28.02.2022
’Euphoria’ and the portrayal of trans characters
Institucional UB and UPF researchers analyzed the portrayal of LGTBQ+ characters in the TV series Euphoria. The results show that this series presents trans characters in a different way than the traditional one, with a more complex approach far from the fetishist view. The narrative in cinema and TV series has shown LGBTIQ+ people (lesbians, gays, bisexuals, trans, intersexual, queers and other) in different ways.

Social Sciences - Politics - 28.02.2022
Researchers compile in a book the latest studies on racialization in contemporary Europe
UPF researchers compile in a book the latest studies on racialization in contemporary Europe -Racialized Citizenship in Superdiverse Europe-, edited by Zenia Hellgren and Bálint Ébel Bereményi, is an

Environment - Social Sciences - 28.02.2022
Droughts and rising sea levels are the impacts of climate change that will most affect the Mediterranean basin
Droughts and rising sea levels are the impacts of climate change that will most affect the Mediterranean basin
Human-induced climate change is causing a dangerous and generalized perturbation in nature and it is affecting the life of billions of people worldwide.

Event - 25.02.2022

Health - 25.02.2022
First study on food insecurity in Spanish households
Researchers of the University of Barcelona Ana Moragues and Claudia Rocío Magaña have presented the report Alimentando un futuro sostenible , which measures for the first time the levels of food insecurity in Spanish households before COVID-19 and during the pandemic.

Campus - 25.02.2022
The series Euphoria and the representation of trans characters
Researchers from UPF and the UB analysed the representation of LGBTQ+ characters in the television series Euphoria.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 23.02.2022
A scientific study recommends excluding and moving offshore wind farms away from the protected areas in the Mediterranean
A scientific study recommends excluding and moving offshore wind farms away from the protected areas in the Mediterranean
A scientific team on marine sciences and geography of the University of Barcelona, the University of Girona (UdG), the Centre for Advanced Studies of Blanes (CEAB-CSIC) and the Institute of Marine Sc

Innovation - Campus - 22.02.2022
Ten innovative companies will represent UPF at the 4YFN trade show for entrepreneurs
The University's stand is exhibiting three R&D spin-offs and projects and seven startups in this event, organised as part of the Mobile World Congress.