Four years ago, the second worst nuclear accident in history took place in Japan. On March 11th 2011, a 9 degree quake on the Richter scale created a Tsunami. The massive wave reached a height […]

Climate change is modifying the Cantabrian Sea. Surface water temperature in summer has increased by around 1 ºC over three decades: it has risen from 20.8 ºC to 21.7 ºC between 1980 and 2008. However, […]

For the last 30 years, considerable advances have been made in our knowledge of the Neanderthals from various branches of science. Proposals have been made for overcoming the paradigm which still existed at the end […]

Our understanding of cancer has changed over the years. Combination therapy has enabled us to greatly improve the mortality curves, but science now faces a new challenge: to activate the body’s immune system so that […]

On 12th February, the birth of Charles Darwin, the author of the theory of evolution by natural selection, will once more be commemorated in Bilbao. The anthropologist, María Martinón-Torres, will participate in this scientific dissemination […]

After more than a decade orbiting the solar system, on 6th August 2014, the European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft reached its objective: the 7P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet, located between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. Rosetta, travelling […]

Obesity is on the increase in most countries. There are two main causes for this trend: greater access to food and a sedentary lifestyle. Therefore, it is thought that physical exercise is a useful way […]

The Faculty of Science and Technology of the University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU holds a training event organised by FECYT and the British Council – sponsors of FameLab Spain, the international contest of scientific […]

The Director of the Chair of Scientific Culture of the University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, Juan Ignacio Pérez Iglesias, received last 15 November the 2014 Science Popularization Prisma Award, in the Special Category, from […]

The 20th century brought with it some amazing scientific discoveries which allowed to find out the composition and shape of matter when in crystal form, thereby marking the beginning of modern crystallography.
After 100 years […]