Martes, 07 Mayo 2019 10:33

Dehesa health starts from the ground up

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University of Cordoba research analyzes how changes in the structure of soil microbiota affect holm oak decline

The results are slated for transfer to public administrations to support decisionmaking

A University of Cordoba research project is able to incorporate luminescence into this super material, paving a new way to continue expanding properties

An international team from the Universities of Cordoba, Cambridge and Zurich conducted a study on bullying roles among peers. Children who are involved in bullying at age 11, may remain involved throughout their entire adolescence 

Bullying is a harmful antisocial behavior present in schools all over the world. Involvement in  bullying, as either perpetrators or victims, have serious short-term and long-term consequences for all the members of the school community, family and society in general, causing future problems related to depression and difficulty with social relationships. Moreover, studies on bullying link it to drug use and even offending. 

Martes, 12 Marzo 2019 08:58

Intense exercise could alter male fertility

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Research out of the University of Cordoba reveals a negative correlation between excessive physical exercise and male reproductive health

The idea that physical exercise is good for you is widespread and established upon an irrefutable foundation. Nevertheless, exercising also has its risks, contraindications and side effects that cause it to be in the running for threatening species’ perpetuation. Can exercise kill? No, but it can cause semen quality to deriorate significantly.

The Department of Forest Engineering at the University of Cordoba used LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) technology to plan Aleppo pine replanting in search of the highest absorption of carbon

The current importance of climate change has turned carbon sequestration into the focus of strategies aimed at reducing the concentration of CO2 in the atomosphere. Given their role as sinks for natural carbon, forest ecosystems can be allies in environmental sustainability. However, the challenge in research lies in increasing the “sequestration power” of these ecosystems.

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