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Scientists study evolution of exchange networks and social interaction thousands of years ago

An international team led by the CSIC is studying the evolution of exchange networks and social interaction in the Near East 10,000 years ago,  during the transition from the last hunter-gatherer societies to the first farming communities. They will also assess some sophisticated analytical techniques, such as the ones used at the Louvre Museum, with the only particle accelerator in the world located in a museum and devoted to heritage an art study.

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A book rescues the scientific culture in Barcelona between the two Universal Exhibitions

18 authors reflect in a book the history of science, technology and medicine in the city of Barcelona, and how those influenced the development of the city. It is a result of a scientific project led by the CSIC and the autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB).

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Evolving planet, archaeology and science in a game

Scientists of the CaSES research group, from the CSIC’s Institución Milá y Fontanals, have collaborated in the creation of the videogame “Evolving Planet”. The game has been developed in the frame of the Recercaixa Simulplay project, led by the scientist Xavier Rubio, at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center.

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Preservation and research of Spanish traditional music on both sides of the Atlantic

A young scientist will compare the Spanish folk music collections of the CSIC in Barcelona and of the Library of Congress in Washington (EUA). The researcher, Ascension Mazuela-Anguita, has been granted the Alan Lomax Postdoctoral  Fellowship to compare both collections.

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A Neolithic village under the lake

When summer arrives, excavation works are resumed at the Neolithic site under the lake of Banyoles. It is one of the only three of its kind in the world.  Discovered 25 years ago, this site is a window open to life in a Neolithic village. Research there is complemented with a program of activities that enable the discovery of this Millenary past.

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