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Now, teeth of dead bodies can reveal their identity

A person’s dental patterns could be as reliable an identity proof for dead bodies as DNA, according to researchers from the University of Granada. The researchers came to the conclusion after analysing the dental patterns of more than 3,000 people. “There is sufficient dental diversity between people to enable a scientifically-based human identification method to… Seguir Leyendo Now, teeth of dead bodies can reveal their identity

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Neanderthal, Homo sapiens split 500,000yrs older than believed

DNA-based analyses has revealed that the separation of Neanderthal and Homo sapiens might have occurred at least one million years ago-at least 500, 000 years earlier than previously thought. A doctoral thesis conducted at the National Center for Research on Human Evolution (Centro Nacional de Investigacion sobre la Evolucion Humana) -associated with the University of… Seguir Leyendo Neanderthal, Homo sapiens split 500,000yrs older than believed

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New system for early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s developed

This new system, developed by researchers of the University of Granada, has enhanced successful early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease up to 90 percent, which is an important progress within this area of study. To test this new automated computer-assisted diagnosis, the researchers of the University of Granada used SPECT and PET tomographies from three different… Seguir Leyendo New system for early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s developed

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Boffins unveil new test for assessing children’s, teens’ fitness

Spanish researchers have validated a new test for assessing children’s and teenagers’ fitness to prevent morbidity. This research was developed by Dr. Enrique Garcia Artero, from the Department of Physiology of the University of Granada, and coordinated by Professor Manuel J. Castillo Garzón. For the study, 3,000 Spanish teenagers, 3,500 European teenagers and an additional… Seguir Leyendo Boffins unveil new test for assessing children’s, teens’ fitness

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Stem cells with human heart tissue ‘reprogrammed’ to improve treatments

For the first time, Spanish researchers have used adult cells extracted from human heart tissue to turn stem cells from adipose tissue into cardiac myocytes. In other words, they achieved to “reprogram” adult stem cells, which might improve treatments for heart disease therapeutical. Currently, the use of stem cells in heart disease treatments is one… Seguir Leyendo Stem cells with human heart tissue ‘reprogrammed’ to improve treatments

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Granada varsity study says UNSC order failed to disrupt Qaeda financing

Measures established by the United Nations Security Council to freeze assets failed to disrupt financing to Al Qaeda, a University of Granada study has revealed. According to Juan Miguel del Cid Gsmez, Professor of Finances and Accounting at the University of Granada and author of the study, Al Qaeda has used a number of mechanisms… Seguir Leyendo Granada varsity study says UNSC order failed to disrupt Qaeda financing

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Cops, thieves, ordinary people apply different logic when making decisions

Police officers and criminals are more consistent in their judgements than ordinary people, according to a new study. However, police officers’ reasoning is more similar to that of ordinary people than to that of thieves. This conclusion might have significant implications on criminal jurisdiction. For the purpose of this study, a 120-people sample was taken.… Seguir Leyendo Cops, thieves, ordinary people apply different logic when making decisions

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Aznalcollar disaster compared with 65 mln yr old mass extinction event

Aznalcollar disaster compared with 65 mln yr old mass extinction event According to the scientists, carrying out comparisons of this kind will make it possible to find out how ecosystems recover following mass extinctions. Until now, scientists used to study the fossil record in order to analyse how organisms responded to major environmental changes in… Seguir Leyendo Aznalcollar disaster compared with 65 mln yr old mass extinction event