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Mussels can be saved from red tides

We can produce mussels that do not accumulate toxin by using genetic selection techniques. This is the conclusion of an extended research carried out by researchers from diverse institutions including Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM).


UPM will improve the recruitment of post-doctoral talent coming from the Ramón y Cajal and Juan de la Cierva programs in their 2017 call

UPM is fostering the recruitment of promising post-doctoral researchers, and will offer a number of upgrades to recipients of a fellowship in the 2017 Ramón y Cajal or Juan de la Cierva programs.


New technique to reveal defect densities in graphene layers

A UPM researcher has been involved in the development of a method that determines the density of defects in two-dimensional nanomaterials due to measurements of spatial coherence of light that strike them.


Improving urban green spaces increase thermal comfort of citizens

A female architect from UP has assessed the link between urban green spaces and the thermal comfort sensation of people. The results provide significant suggestions to improve thermal comfort of citizens.