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Effective, inexpensive concrete made with ash from olive residue

63908 University of Granada researchers have successfully manufactured self-compacting concrete using ash from the combustion of olive pruning residue pellets. Due to its plasticity and cohesion, this type of concrete needs no compaction when used in construction and has many advantages over conventional concrete, resulting in considerable savings of time and money. In an article published… Seguir Leyendo Effective, inexpensive concrete made with ash from olive residue

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Effective, inexpensive concrete made with ash from olive residue

63908 University of Granada researchers have successfully manufactured self-compacting concrete using ash from the combustion of olive pruning residue pellets. Due to its plasticity and cohesion, this type of concrete needs no compaction when used in construction and has many advantages over conventional concrete, resulting in considerable savings of time and money. In an article published… Seguir Leyendo Effective, inexpensive concrete made with ash from olive residue

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New hypothesis formulated to explain bacteria’s increasing toughness

A University of Granada researcher has formulated a new hypothesis concerning an enigma that the scientific community has still not been able to solve and which could revolutionise the pharmaceutical industry: Why are bacteria becoming increasingly more resistant to antibiotics? His work has revealed that the use of antibiotics can even cause non-resistant bacteria to… Seguir Leyendo New hypothesis formulated to explain bacteria’s increasing toughness

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New hypothesis formulated to explain bacteria’s increasing toughness

A University of Granada researcher has formulated a new hypothesis concerning an enigma that the scientific community has still not been able to solve and which could revolutionise the pharmaceutical industry: Why are bacteria becoming increasingly more resistant to antibiotics? His work has revealed that the use of antibiotics can even cause non-resistant bacteria to… Seguir Leyendo New hypothesis formulated to explain bacteria’s increasing toughness

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Researchers detect initial stages of gypsum crystal formation

Gypsum is a naturally occurring mineral which is often used in industrial processes and which in nature, if left alone for thousands of years, can grow into huge translucent, towering and eerie, crystals more than 10 m tall. These are famed for their beauty in places such as the Cave of Crystals in Mexico. Nevertheless,… Seguir Leyendo Researchers detect initial stages of gypsum crystal formation

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Neuropsychological treatment reduces after-effects in patients with acquired brain injury

Researchers at the University of Granada have proved that neuropsychological rehabilitation helps in significantly reducing cognitive, emotional and behavioural after-effects in patients with acquired brain injury, generaly due to traumatic brain injury and ictus. These patients should not wait to be treated later by the social services, since early intervention (within six months after the… Seguir Leyendo Neuropsychological treatment reduces after-effects in patients with acquired brain injury

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Playability or what a video game must feature to be successful

What are the characteristics that a video game must have to be entertaining? Why do players prefer some video games to others? What is the difference between a game and an educational multiplayer video game? All these questions were answered by a research carried out by José Luís González Sánchez and conducted by professor Francisco… Seguir Leyendo Playability or what a video game must feature to be successful

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Eating disorders and body dissatisfaction is double in Muslim teenagers than in Christian

The incidence of eating disorders was found to be 2.3-fold higher among Muslim adolescents than among their Christian classmates. Similarly, body dissatisfaction was 1.8-fold higher in the former group. Finally, as a general conclusion, an average of one in four adolescents suffers some type of eating disorder, and 15% suffers body dissatisfaction. These were the… Seguir Leyendo Eating disorders and body dissatisfaction is double in Muslim teenagers than in Christian

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6 out of 10 male drug-addicts abuse their partners, a study says

According to a study conducted at the Department of Pedagogy of the University of Granada, about six out of ten male drug-abusers direct some type of violence against their intimate partners. Thus, the study revealed a high rate of domestic violence –both pysical and psychological– by male drug-abusers against women. The study also detailed the… Seguir Leyendo 6 out of 10 male drug-addicts abuse their partners, a study says

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When the doctor is a woman, patients expect them to be involved in decision making

When the family doctor is a woman, patients expect her to let them get involved in the management of their health problem, especially when it is a family health problem or a cold. However, patients have even greater expectations of their family doctor “listening to them, keeping them informed and considering their opinions than in… Seguir Leyendo When the doctor is a woman, patients expect them to be involved in decision making

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