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Technology/Science news & information for Alicante province

Human brain 'needs metaphors' to comprehend reality, say researchers in Alicante and Elche
Tech & Science Thu, Jul 27, 2017

Human brain 'needs metaphors' to comprehend reality...

THE HUMAN brain 'needs metaphors to enable it to understand reality', according to recent research by two Spanish universities. Scientists say the same brain areas are used to understand written and visual...

YouTuber, 12, 'accidentally' runs up €100,000 bill with Google AdWords
Tech & Science Thu, Oct 6, 2016

YouTuber, 12, 'accidentally' runs up €100,000...

A 12-YEAR-OLD 'vlogger' who racked up a €100,000 bill with Google for advertising will not be charged, the internet giant has confirmed. “We have reviewed the case and we have not received any money from the...

1.8 million invested in machine to see how brain works
Tech & Science Mon, Feb 13, 2012

1.8 million invested in machine to see how brain works

The Neurosciences Institute in Alicante and the Spanish National Research Council (IN-CSIC) have invested 1.8 million euros in a state-of-the-art machine, a functional magnetic resonance imaging monitor, which will...

Scientists develop water filter to prevent legionnaire's disease
Tech & Science Mon, Mar 22, 2010

Scientists develop water filter to prevent...

A textile filter made from activated charcoal, which intercepts the bacteria that cause legionnaire's disease, has been developed by the Institute of Textile Technology (AITEX) in Alcoy, Alicante in collaboration...

Tech & Science Thu, Jan 15, 2009

Illusive young hackers caught and dealt with

Two hackers aged fifteen and sixteen who had extensive knowledge of computer programming managed to evade detection by the most sophisticated programmes of the Guardia Civil. However, their downfall came after a well...

Tech & Science Wed, Oct 22, 2008

Elche boffins in pool wasp vaccine breakthrough

Scientists from the Miguel Hernández University in Elche and Málaga's Carlos Haya Hospital have jointly developed a vaccine specifically designed to treat severe or allergic reactions to the sting of the swimming...

Elche boffin announces irrigation breakthrough
Tech & Science Sun, Sep 14, 2008

Elche boffin announces irrigation breakthrough

The photo was supplied by Professor Rafael Martínez Valero from the Vegetable Production and Microbiology department of the Miguel Hernández University in Elche and shows the astonishing results being achieved by an...

Tech & Science Fri, Sep 24, 2004

Historic finds in danger

Mass development in Ondara could put important archaeological sites in danger, warn local historians. Controversial building plans for the Segària-Vinyals mountain range will cover more than 480,000 square metres of...

Tech & Science Fri, Aug 20, 2004

Melanoma unit is a success

The mobile melanoma unit that was installed last week in Arenal beach in Xàbia proved an overwhelming success and was attended by nearly 350 people. As well as carrying out checkups, the unit provided information...

There’s a ghost in my computer...
Tech & Science Fri, Apr 23, 2004

There’s a ghost in my computer...

The proposal to transmit civil ceremony across the Atlantic was enthusiatically taken up by technology councillor Javier Miralles, who provided all the facilities for the event to be broadcast to dozens of the bride’s...

Tech & Science Fri, Apr 2, 2004

Alicante young scientists meet

Over 100 young European scientists took part in a research project competition in Alicante recently. The competitors were all from European schools and the winner will represent their school in the next European Young...

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