• Archaeologists from the University of Granada have carried out excavations in the Biniadris Cave located on the Balearic Island of Menorca, uncovering enigmatic funeral rituals.
  • This Bronze Age cave was used by different societies over 3300-2600 years ago.
  • Researchers from the University of Granada have analysed the changes that occur in the default mode network of the brain as a result of musical training throughout life, establishing that these changes could entail better decision-making and problem-solving skills.

An international research project led by the University of Granada has revealed for the first time that almost one billion viruses and more than twenty million bacteria circulate in the Earth’s atmosphere and are deposited in high-mountain places every day.

One of the main visual effects companies behind Blade Runner 2049, BUF, sought the collaboration of Javier Alba-Tercedor, a Professor of Zoology at the University of Granada, to obtain scans of different species of beetles used in the film’s visual effects.

UGR researchers, in collaboration with the company Puratos, have conducted an in-depth study on the potential benefits of a cereal-based bread enriched with soluble fibre, proteins and dried fruit.

A pioneering international study, carried out by the University of Granada, Harvard University, the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), the University of Florida, Laval University and the Jackson Laboratory has conducted an in-depth analysis of the molecular differences between the most common symptoms associated with neuropathic pain.

  • Latest issue of the journal Arenal: Revista de historia de las mujeres analyses the biographies of women researchers to develop a feminist history of the sciences

  • Researchers from the University of Granada provide new data on the consequences of using different styles of humour, emphasising the importance of analysing cultural differences in future psychological research.

  • An international group of scientists led by the University of Granada has established that the consumption of these kinds of fats causes a series of alterations in the liver which can result in non-alcoholic steatohepatitis NASH).

  • Study led by the University of Granada warns that health systems need to address this problem systematically, since as well as affecting the quality of life of pregnant women, insomnia is a risk factor for high blood pressure and pre-eclampsia, gestational diabetes mellitus, depression, preterm birth and unplanned caesarean sections.