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Light pollution threatens the Balearic shearwater

Petrel fledglings leave the nest after dark, but these marine birds' maiden flights towards the sea are hampered by city lights. Many collide or fall to the ground where they are in danger of being run over and vulnerable ...

dateJun 10, 2015 in Ecology
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Boys plagiarise more than girls at school

Research by the University of the Balearic Islands has analysed the phenomenon of academic plagiarism among secondary school students. The study, published in the journal Comunicar, confirms that this practice is widespread ...

dateMar 27, 2015 in
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How to forecast extreme snowfall in Spain

As of yesterday, the entire Iberian Peninsula and the Balearic Islands are in the midst of the first significant cold snap for three winters. However, intense snowfalls, like the one affecting the whole of the north of the ...

dateFeb 06, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Trident submarine robot successfully tested at sea

In its final assessment, the European project Trident has submerged its I-AUV (autonomous underwater vehicle for intervention) in the Port of Sóller (Mallorca). The vehicle has been able to find and retrieve independently ...

dateApr 19, 2013 in Engineering
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