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Technology/Science news & information for Costa Maresme

'Barcelona Diet Plan': Adiós to pre-colonoscopy hunger
Tech & Science Tue, Jun 18, 2019

'Barcelona Diet Plan': Adiós to pre-colonoscopy...

A COLONOSCOPY may no longer mean needing to starve for days and stick to clear liquids in the final 24 hours thanks to the 'Barcelona Diet Plan', devised by researchers at the north-eastern city's Hospital...

Woman gives birth despite early menopause thanks to pioneering surgery
Tech & Science Thu, Oct 25, 2018

Woman gives birth despite early menopause thanks to...

A WOMAN who went through an early menopause has just given birth to a baby girl – using her own eggs. Pioneering day-surgery carried out by Barcelona's Hospital Clínic has so far enabled six post-menopausal women...

Cancer research breakthrough: Scientists discover test predicting response to immunotherapy
Tech & Science Thu, Oct 11, 2018

Cancer research breakthrough: Scientists discover test...

SCIENTISTS in Barcelona have found a tumour marker which predicts how cancer cells will respond to immunotherapy treatment – hailed as the future of oncology medication. The report, published in and carried out by the...

Facebook 'fake news' office opens in Barcelona
Tech & Science Mon, May 7, 2018

Facebook 'fake news' office opens in Barcelona

FACEBOOK has opened an operations centre in Barcelona dedicated exclusively to combating 'fake news'. Based in the Glòries Tower, the Silicon Valley outpost in the Catalunya capital is the result of a deal with...

Catalunya Parliament renamed 'The Comedy Club' on Google Maps
Tech & Science Wed, Jan 10, 2018

Catalunya Parliament renamed 'The Comedy Club' on...

BARCELONA city centre has once again been doctored on Google Maps – and this time, the Catalunya Parliament building is showing as 'closed' and has been renamed 'The Comedy Club'. A search in the...

World's first baby born from egg automatically frozen at Barcelona clinic
Tech & Science Thu, Nov 16, 2017

World's first baby born from egg automatically frozen...

THE WORLD'S first baby has been born from an automatically flash-frozen egg after his mother was treated in a Barcelona clinic. Although the birth was on September 29, the news has only just broken because medics...

Hacker changes Plaza de España to 'Plaza del 1 de Octubre' on Google Maps
Tech & Science Wed, Oct 11, 2017

Hacker changes Plaza de España to 'Plaza del 1 de...

A HACKER has changed the name of Barcelona's Plaza de España on Google Maps to 'Plaza del 1 de Octubre' to mark the date of the 'banned' referendum. Anyone who carries out a search for the location...

Mobile World Congress 2017 opens in Barcelona
Tech & Science Mon, Feb 27, 2017

Mobile World Congress 2017 opens in Barcelona

THIS year's Mobile World Congress opened today (Monday) in Barcelona with over 2,000 stands from top telecommunications technology companies, and expects to beat last year's record of 101,000 visitors by the...

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