A research project using aggregates recycled fromConstruction and Demolition Waste (CDW) and carbonated water has succeeded in dosing a concrete that sequesters 181% more carbon dioxide than conventional concrete, while improving its mechanical properties. This new technology could be used in the manufacture of non-structural concrete elements, such as paving stones, curbstones, vaults and street furniture.

The European FROOTS project crossbreeds olive tree varieties to achieve genetic improvements to deal with the impact of environmental stresses

A review published in Reviews of Geophysics, featuring participation by the UCO, containsmuch of the knowledge generated about the magnetic and color properties of a mineral that can help to decipher the past climate of Earth and Mars: hematite.

A study on Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome virus analyzes the role of what are known as Viral Transcription Factors, molecules responsible for the differentiation of immune system cells, and concludes that three of these molecules are expressed with greater intensity in the most virulent strains of the pathogen

A study carried out by an international team and published in a special issue of the journal Forests on adaptive forestry analyzed the usefulness of the Atlas cedar, a North African species, in mitigating the effects of climate change in the forest systems of the Iberian Peninsula's Mediterranean Arc

Soil, growth pattern and species heterogeneity in the forest determine tree survival after windstorms, according to a study by the University of Cordoba and The Silva Tarouca Research Institute in the Czech Republic.

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