UGR scientists have examined the ethnobotanical uses of stramonium – an essential plant in Pre-Columbian medicine which is now growing in popularity in recreational drugs.

An international study published recently in the prestigious journal Science traces the genetic map of the Iberian Peninsula, covering the last 8,000 years. The results show that, around 4,000 years ago, the arrival of groups descended from people originating from Central Asia effectively prompted the replacement of almost 100% of the male population.