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  • Physical activity does not protect against in situ breast cancer Español

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    SINC | February 27 2013 09:45

    Non-invasive or in situ breast cancer is characterised by the fact that it does not invade or does not multiply in other cells and unlike invasive breast cancer, it is not benefited by physical exercise. The experts suggest that exercise would only have protective effects once the tumour starts to invade the breast tissue.

  • An atlas of the human heart is drawn using statistics Español

    SINC | February 26 2013 09:31

    Researchers at Pompeu Fabra University (Spain) have created a high resolution atlas of the heart with 3D images taken from 138 people. The study demonstrates that an average image of an organ along with its variations can be obtained for the purposes of comparing individual cases and differentiating healthy forms from pathologies.

  • Two new species of mushroom documented in the Iberian Peninsula Español

    SINC | February 25 2013 09:22

    In collaboration with the Royal Botanic Gardens of Madrid and the Slovenian Forestry Institute, researchers in the Basque Country have documented two new species of Hydnum, commonly known as ox tongue mushrooms, as part of their study published in the ‘Mycologia’ journal. This genus is known because many of its fungi are edible.

  • Discovering the birth of an asteroid trail Español

    SINC | February 20 2013 09:01

    Unlike comets, asteroids are not characterised by exhibiting a trail, but there are now ten exceptions. Spanish researchers have observed one of these rare asteroids from the Gran Telescopio Canarias (Spain) and have discovered that something happened around the 1st July 2011 causing its trail to appear: maybe internal rupture or collision with another asteroid.

  • Fear, anger or pain. Why do babies cry? Español

    Fear, anger or pain. Why do babies cry?  

    SINC | February 18 2013 10:00

    Investigadores españoles han estudiado el grado de precisión que tienen los adultos para reconocer la emoción que provoca el llanto en los bebés. El movimiento de los ojos y la dinámica del llanto son claves en su reconocimiento. 

  • Fear, anger or pain. Why do babies cry? Español

    Fear, anger or pain. Why do babies cry?  

    SINC | February 18 2013 09:45

    Spanish researchers have studied adults’ accuracy in the recognition of the emotion causing babies to cry. Eye movement and the dynamic of the cry play a key role in recognition.

  • The discovery of a new genus of crustacean and five new species Español

    SINC | February 11 2013 10:23

    On recent expeditions to Madagascar and the French Polynesia, two Spanish researchers have discovered five new species of crustacean and a new genus named Triodonthea

  • Intense rain in the Ebro basin is becoming more and more uncommon Español

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    SINC | February 04 2013 09:06

    Researchers from CSIC’s Aula Dei Experimental Station in Zaragoza, Spain have confirmed that the frequency of intense rainfall has been decreasing in the Ebro basin since 1955.

  • The invasion of wild cats could see the end of a seabird endemic to the Mediterranean Español

    The discovery of a new genus of crustacean and five new species

    SINC | January 31 2013 10:28

    The population of Yelkouan Shearwater of the French island of Le Levant is seriously under threat due to the invasion of wild cats, according to a French and Spanish joint study. The archipelago is home to the main colonies of this species.

  • 24 new species of flower fly have been found in Central and Southern America Español

    Investigadora en la Laguna Azul

    SINC | January 29 2013 08:52

    A team of scientists have described twenty four new species of dipterans belonging to Quichuana genus, of which only a further 24 species were known. The researchers, including two Spanish biologists, have been studying the forests of Central and Southern America for ten years and they have now published their results in the ‘Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society’.