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La redacción de la agencia SINC está formada por un equipo de periodistas y comunicadores especializados en ciencia, tecnología, medioambiente, salud e innovación.

Unraveling the magnetism of a graphene triangular flake
12 May 2020 12:07
SINC

Spanish scientists have detected for the first time the magnetic state of a triangular structure of graphene with just 40 carbon atoms. The finding expands the possible applications of this material in information technology.

Los datos de la herida recogidos por el parche de grafeno se envían al hospital a través del móvil
Graphene for remote wound monitoring
23 March 2020 8:39
SINC

French scientists at the Neel Institute have produced a graphene patch that records the condition of chronic wounds, such as ulcers suffered by the elderly or those with diabetes, at any time. The data can be sent from home to the hospital via mobile phone, facilitating a rapid response to possible infections.

AI could deceive us as much as the human eye does in the search for extraterrestrials
27 January 2020 9:00
SINC

An artificial neural network has identified a square structure within a triangular one in a crater on the dwarf planet Ceres, with several people agreeing on this perception. The result of this intriguing visual experiment, carried out by a Spanish neuropsychologist, calls into question the application of artificial intelligence to the search for extra-terrestrial intelligence (SETI).

Squid pigments have antimicrobial properties
29 November 2019 9:00
SINC

Ommochromes, the pigments that colour the skin of squids and other invertebrates, could be used in the food and health sectors for their antioxidant and antimicrobial properties. This is confirmed by the analyses carried out by researchers from the University of Sonora in Mexico and the Miguel Hernández University in Spain.

New methodology developed to monitor patients with glioblastoma
19 November 2019 8:51
SINC

Seven European hospitals have validated a new methodology developed at Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV, Spain) to monitor patients with glioblastoma. This methodology helps medical doctors know the patients' situation with greater precision; it allows them to obtain several vascular biomarkers directly linked to their survival.