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Ducks flock to Extremadura thanks to its ricefields

Four new reservoirs linked to rice cultivation built in the middle basin of the Guadiana river in the middle of the 1990's have allowed various migratory dabbling duck species to significantly increase in number during the ...

dateOct 30, 2012 in Ecology
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The NBA league is more equal than the ACB

Competitiveness amongst NBA teams is more constant throughout seasons than during the ACB basketball league (Spain), which also falls after every Olympic Games. According to a study from the University of Las Palmas de Gran ...

dateAug 13, 2012 in Mathematics
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Maths tells when to be more alert on the roads

Technicians from Madrid City Council and a team of Pole and Spanish researchers have analysed the density and intensity of traffic on Madrid's M30 motorway (Spain) throughout the day. By applying mathematical algorithms, ...

dateJun 22, 2012 in Mathematics
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Colors burst into contemporary architecture

White stopped being the official colour of architecture a while ago. New buildings have now been transformed and fragmented and they display movement and innovation thanks to the versatility of colour. This is the case according ...

dateMay 04, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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