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Resonances to 'taste' loins and hams without opening them
28 March 2018 10:04
Enrique Sacristán

Researchers from the University of Extremadura (Spain) have developed a methodology that allows us to know the properties of hams and whole loins using magnetic resonance imaging, the same non-invasive technique used in medicine. The method has already been made available to the meat industry.

Beaches in the northern part of Spain have higher concentrations of faecal bacteria
19 September 2016 9:37
SINC

An analysis of the water of Spain’s beaches has concluded that those located on the Atlantic Ocean and the Cantabrian Sea have the highest concentrations of E. coli and enterococci. Southern Mediterranean beaches, on the contrary, have levels below the national average. The province of Murcia is the coastal area with the lowest concentration of these microorganisms.

The review of scientific studies in journals is subjective and the quality is variable
10 June 2015 10:19
SINC

Peer reviews in science, in which independent scientists who are experts on the subject assess the paper, is the current strategy for ensuring quality and control in scientific research and, therefore, it is essential for the academic world. However, a study led by the Portuguese, Catarina Ferreira, uncovers why this system frequently receives harsh criticism about its effectiveness and transparency, and she proposes alternatives to improve it.

célula seminal
Semen quality of young men in south-east Spain down by 38% in the last decade
16 January 2013 10:31
SINC

The first comparative study on the evolution of sperm quality in young Spanish men over ten years, headed by researchers at the University of Murcia, reveals that spermatozoid concentration in men between 18 and 23 years in the regions of Murcia and Almeria has dropped by an annual average of 2%.

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Men who do exercise produce better quality semen
30 October 2012 9:35
SINC

A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Cordoba links moderate physical activity in males with better hormone levels and sperm characteristics that favour reproduction compared to sedentary men.