Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT)

Bird poaching continues to result in victims

Illegal hunting continues to be a challenge for biodiversity conservation in addition to posing a serious threat to some migratory species. The province of Gipuzkoa in northern Spain, a transit area for birds migrating between ...

dateNov 23, 2015 in Ecology
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Frogs resolve computing issues

When male Japanese tree frogs sing at the same time, the females cannot differentiate between them in order to choose the best one. Therefore, the would-be suitors have come to an agreement and sing one by one. This natural ...

dateOct 07, 2015 in Computer Sciences
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The golden anniversary of black-hole singularity

When a star collapses forming a black hole, a space-time singularity is created wherein the laws of Physics no longer work. In 1965 Sir Roger Penrose presented a theorem where he associated that singularity with so-called ...

dateOct 01, 2015 in Astronomy
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