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News & events

News & events

05.03.2015
Children attending schools near traffic had a smaller improvement in cognitive development
Exposure to traffic-related air pollutants during pregnancy or infancy, when the neocortex of the brain rapidly develops, has been related to cognitive delays in children.
27.02.2015
Effects of alcohol and cannabis consumption on the adult brain and behaviour
The Spanish Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality has published in the Official State Gazette the decision of 4 December awarding eleven grants to pursue research projects on drug addiction, within the call of the National Drug Plan. At this call, researchers from the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences have received two of these grants which started in early 2015 for a period of three years.
23.02.2015
The promiscuity of chemical probes discovered
A new computational methodology to anticipate the degree of selectivity of the molecules that are used to study protein functions and reduce the risk of establishing erroneous relations between proteins and diseases. The study is published in the prestigious journal ACS Chemical Biology and was selected for the cover.
19.02.2015
The genetics behind Catalan surnames cracked
Yesterday, the article by researchers at the Institute of Evolutionary Biology, a joint UPF-CSIC centre, was published in the journal European Journal of Human Genetics. The research has been sponsored by the Biological Sciences section of the Institute of Catalan Studies.
19.02.2015
Reconstruction of neuronal activity of the human cerebral cortex via the platform BrainX3
Some of the experiments developed by SPECS Research Group, from a study that has enjoyed the collaboration of Gustavo Deco, director of the Center for Brain and Cognition, are presented in an article published in Frontiers in Neuroinformatics.
18.02.2015
The linguistics specialist Donna Jo Napoli stresses the importance of sign language for the development of deaf children
She made this statement in the context of the conference The right to language: Why all deaf children should be taught in sign language, organized by the Catalan Sign Language Laboratory at UPF and the Directorate General for Language Policy.
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