The Fallacy That Vaccinating 70% Achieves Group Immunity: "we Don't
Health

The fallacy that vaccinating 70% achieves group immunity: “We don’t know when we will reach it”

Specialists do not consider 70% vaccinated as a “magic” figure that justifies the lifting of measures. The concept of group, or herd, immunity is one of the most slippery of all that we have learned with the pandemic. It is very easy to define it: the indirect protection that is achieved when a population becomes […]

Historical Cold Weather In Spain: These Are The Cities Where
Meteorology

Historical cold weather in Spain: these are the cities where it will snow the most

Meteorologists expect up to 20 centimeters of snow to fall in Madrid from Thursday. Spain is preparing for the arrival of a cold wave that will leave half the country covered in snow. After a start to 2021 marked by frost and snowfall, the trend is for the polar cold to remain throughout the week, […]

The Heroes Of The Marañón Miracle: This Is How They
Health

The heroes of the Marañón miracle: this is how they achieved a unique transplant that will save dozens of babies

The transplant in asystole and from a donor with an incompatible blood group to baby Naiara opens up hope for other children who are waiting for a heart. Talking about miracles in the world of science is not always well seen. There are those who think – not without reason – that a disservice is […]

When Will The Cold Wave End And The Snow Will
Meteorology

When will the cold wave end and the snow will go away: the forecast by region for Spain

The rise in temperatures is not expected until the weekend, so the snow cover and ice will persist for several more days. On the third morning of the historic cold wave suffered by the center and the northern half of the peninsula, Castilla-La Mancha and Aragón lead the ranking of the coldest night, where the […]

The Warning Of An Expert After Filomena: "the Extreme Episodes
Environment

The warning of an expert after Filomena: “The extreme episodes will be more and more frequent”

José Miguel Viñas, meteorologist at Meteored, explains that this adverse phenomenon that has caused road and supply cuts and human losses in Spain, could bear a surname: climate change. After several hours of incessant snowfall, the center of the Iberian Peninsula woke up last Saturday covered, in some areas, by about 50 centimeters of snow […]

A “dramatic” Winter Storm Arrives After Christmas: This Is How
Meteorology

A “dramatic” winter storm arrives after Christmas: this is how it will affect Spain

The cold storm will be over the British Isles in the last days of the year and its effects will be felt in the Iberian Peninsula and the Balearic Islands. “Dramatic”. With this adjective the British press has baptized the change in weather that is expected from Christmas, due to to the formation of a […]

Plants Are Unable To Capture More Co2 And There Will
Environment

Plants are unable to capture more CO2 and there will be consequences for the climate in Spain

A study reveals that the fertilizing effect that excess carbon dioxide had on vegetation is diminishing around the world. Vegetation plays a key role in mitigating the climate crisis because reduces excess CO2 of the atmosphere that humans emit. Just as when athletes dope themselves with oxygen, plants also take advantage of the large amounts […]

The Valencian Who Will Blow Up A Farm To Recreate
Research

The Valencian who will blow up a farm to recreate the Oklahoma attack

A grant from the BBVA Foundation will allow Jose M. Adam to study the collapse of a building to help create safer cities. April 19, 1995 dawned clear in Oklahoma City. Timothy McVeigh, an Iraq veteran angered by the FBI operation that resulted in the ‘Waco massacre’, parked a van loaded with 5,000 pounds of […]

The Danger Of The Free Buffet On Vacation: Tell Me
Nutrition

The danger of the free buffet on vacation: tell me what you eat and I will tell you how you will gain weight

Hyperpalatable foods, rich in carbohydrates, fats and sodium, would be the key to detect the risk of obesity. The free buffet, the symbol of the food debauchery in the hotels of Spain that we allow ourselves on vacation, gradually returns as the most restrictive pandemic measures are lifted. Eating healthy in these circumstances is complicated […]

The Enigma Of Immunity Against Covid: These Are The People
Health

The enigma of immunity against Covid: these are the people who will have to be vaccinated every year

Although the data seems to indicate lasting immunity, there are population groups that will need a periodic booster. In a kind of Stockholm syndrome of the pandemic, we all seem to assume the need for a annual periodic vaccination to keep SARS-CoV-2 at bay. In fact, the European Union announced two weeks ago the acquisition […]