Author Archives: Invited Researcher

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Outstanding researchers present their work in Mapping Ignorance.

Author: Iván Rivera works as an engineer in innovation projects for railroads
Twelve years have passed since the world record for rail speed was set. “Operation V150”, which got its name from the target speed for its testbed trainset, 150 […]

Author: Daniel González-Muñoz is a predoctoral researcher in photocatalytic processes at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.
Environmental problems and energy resources make it vitally important for the chemical industry to develop more sustainable and less polluting processes. Therefore, using solar energy […]

Author: Jose V. Torres-Perez (@Jovitope) is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the School of Biological and Chemical Sciencies, Queen Mary, University of London (UK).
This is the story of primary cilium, a cellular structure discovered at least 122 years ago. It […]

Author: Marta Bueno Saz received her BSc and MSc in Physics and her BA in Pedagogy from the University of Salamanca. Her research is currently focused on neuroscience. She became fully blind soon after completing her degrees.
The cerebral cortex […]

Author: Mikael Klintman is professor of sociology at Lund University The flat Earth conspiracy is becoming increasingly popular. Image: Elena Schweitzer
Despite creative efforts to tackle it, belief in conspiracy theories, alternative facts and fake news show no sign […]

Authors: Pilar Picallos-Rabina and Manuel Collado are researchers at the Laboratory of Stem Cells in Cancer and Aging, Health Research Institute of Santiago de Compostela (IDIS), Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Wouldn´t it be great to have a drug that could […]

Author: Eleonora Di Valentino is a postdoctoral researcher in astrophysics, University of Manchester Dark matter and gas in the universe. There may be more dark matter than we think.Illustris, CC BY-SA
 
No matter how elegant your theory […]

Author: José R. Pineda got his Ph.D. from University of Barcelona in 2006. Since 2007 he has worked for Institut Curie and The French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission. Currently he is a «Ramón y Cajal» researcher affiliated to […]

Authors: Kevin Mitchell is associate professor of genetics and neuroscience, Trinity College Dublin, and Uta Frith is profesor emeritus of cognitive development, UCL
The question of whether it is genes or environment that largely shapes human behaviour has been debated […]

Authors: Alessandro Fedrizzi is professor of quantum physics and Massimiliano Proietti is a PhD candidate in quantum physics at Heriot-Watt University Gearoid Hayes/Flickr, CC BY-SA
Alternative facts are spreading like a virus across society. Now it seems they […]