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Facebook 'fake news filter' comes to Spain
Tech & Science Sat, Oct 27, 2018

Facebook 'fake news filter' comes to Spain

FACEBOOK users in Spain can now access the Article Context button, which helps filter out 'fake news'. When clicking on it, the icon provides a description of the source of the information found on Facebook, how...

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...

Under-14s will need parents' consent to use social media
Tech & Science Wed, Oct 3, 2018

Under-14s will need parents' consent to use social media

SPAIN'S new data protection law will prevent children under 14 years old from using social media without their parents' express consent, a year older than at present. For the moment, any teenager of 13 years old...

Turning purple: 'Alzheimer's translator' helps patients and carers communicate
Tech & Science Sat, Sep 22, 2018

Turning purple: 'Alzheimer's translator' helps...

WE'RE LIVING longer and are healthier with it than ever before in history: medical science is moving so fast that even a few years can change the face of treatment to an unrecognisable degree, and what was once the...

Spanish scientists challenge origins of Parkinson's
Tech & Science Sat, Sep 22, 2018

Spanish scientists challenge origins of Parkinson's

SCIENTISTS at a Madrid neurobiology laboratory have made a ground-breaking discovery as to the origins of Parkinson's disease, throwing into conjecture previous assumptions about where the condition starts. The HM...

More Valsartan blood-pressure drugs taken off sale
Tech & Science Thu, Aug 23, 2018

More Valsartan blood-pressure drugs taken off sale

MORE batches of the high blood pressure drug Valsartan have been taken off the shelves after tests revealed the presence of N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), a substance which could be cancerous, in some samples. Changes...

Anonymous 'hacktivists' shut police, government and court websites
Tech & Science Tue, Aug 21, 2018

Anonymous 'hacktivists' shut police, government and...

'MYSTERY hackers' Anonymous have struck again – this time, shutting down the websites of the National Police, the reigning socialist (PSOE) party and the Constitutional Court. All three organisations assure it...

Made in Spain - Valencia shows off Spain's first 3D-printed house
Tech & Science Sun, Jul 29, 2018

Made in Spain - Valencia shows off Spain's first 3D...

Scientists in Valencia have created Spain's first 3D printed house - a 24m2 pilot model - the first house built in situ using a 3D Image printer. The house was showcased adjacent to Valencia's Polytechnic...

Astronaut-minister explains moon landings to Iker Casillas
Tech & Science Thu, Jul 26, 2018

Astronaut-minister explains moon landings to Iker Casillas

EX-ASTRONAUT and science minister Pedro Duque has explained to former Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas about how the moon landing happened after he commented on Twitter that it was just a set-up in a film studio. So...

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