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Contaminación uranio

Radiological index for evaluating affected areas due to uranium mining

A female researcher from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid is involved in a project that has developed a radiological index to assess the risk of pollution in uranium mining areas.

Ejercicio físico

Is it possible to predict body muscle growth?

Researchers from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and Universidad Católica San Antonio (Murcia) analyse if it is possible to predict the body muscle growth and show that increasing the number of training sets could be negative for this purpose.


UPM researchers seek to improve the tools for aerodynamic simulation

The ASIMIA project, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme, aims to achieve a new generation of CFD tools with a high level of accuracy and efficiency, using high order methods.

Spanish wheat

Spanish wheat landraces, key material for crop breeding

A study leaded by the Plant Breeding Group of the UPM shows the huge genetic variability present in Spanish wheat landraces, which makes them a very valuable resource for breeding in order to assure the production and adaptation of this cereal to uncertain climate scenarios.