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Small faults may reduce large quake risks

Small faults may reduce large quake risks Spanish scientists say they\’ve found smaller tectonic faults close to larger faults in the Baetic mountain range can reduce the risk of major earthquakes. The researchers studying recent, active deformations in the Baetic mountains, located in southern and eastern Spain, say they have shown the activity of smaller… Seguir Leyendo Small faults may reduce large quake risks

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Gene may help drugs fight cancer

Gene may help drugs fight cancer The University of Granada researchers, led by Professors Antonia Jimenez, Jose Salazar and Consolacion Alonso, said the importance of the newly found gene — called “gene E” — is that its use to fight cancer can reduce the potent drugs that are currently used, resulting in a more effective… Seguir Leyendo Gene may help drugs fight cancer

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Earth’s temperature linked to earthquakes

– Earths temperature linked to earthquakes Spanish scientists have linked the temperature of the Earths crust to the planets seismic activity. The researchers from the University of Granada and the Andalusian Institute for Earth Sciences also determined African and European tectonic plates move about 4 millimeters closer each year, creating small, continuous earthquakes in the… Seguir Leyendo Earth’s temperature linked to earthquakes

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Genes and life events predict depression

– Genes and life events predict depression A group of Spanish scientists has identified a specific combination of genetic and environmental factors that lead to the onset of depression. A single variation in a gene controlling the transport of the neurotransmitter serotonin, combined with exposure to threatening life events, led to clinical depression in their… Seguir Leyendo Genes and life events predict depression