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Adela Torres studied Biology, specializing in Biochemistry. After finishing her degree, she was a participant in the Arabidopsis thaliana Genome Sequencing Project, and after getting a fellowship from Fundación La Caixa spent five years researching DNA mismatch repair in plants at Oregon State University. Even though she doesn't work in research anymore, science is still her main passion.

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Jon graduated in Humanities and Communication (HUCO) at Deusto University in San Sebastián, and now is completing a Social Anthropology degree at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU).

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PhD in Physics (1998, Univ. Barcelona) and Postdoc at Free University of Amsterdam (1999-2004). Currently staff researcher at ICTJA-CSIC, Barcelona.

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Holds an M.Sc. in Biotechnology from Università degli Studi di Bari (Italy). He moved to Barcelona to pursue his Ph.D. at the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), where he uncovered key mechanisms of mammary stem cell differentiation and tumor initiation. He is currently a postdoctoral scholar at the Gladstone Institutes in San Francisco (USA) where he is investigating the lysosome network in several neurodegenerative diseases.

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Ricardo Molero-Simarro is professor at the IAEU and a researcher at the Department of Applied Economics I of the University Complutense of Madrid (UCM). He is about to complete his PhD on China's economy. He has authored or co-authored several papers in peer-reviewed journals and co-edited a number of books, most of them related to economic development and income inequality issues.

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Mario Reig is a PhD candidate in theoretical physics at IFIC

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Paola Vega studied Physics at the University of Oviedo (Spain) with 1-year specialization in Atomic and Molecular Physics. Afterwards she began her work on plasma based techniques for spectroscopic characterization of solid materials, which nowadays conforms her PhD thesis.

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Moisés García-Arencibia holds a PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Universidad Complutense Madrid). After some years as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Cambridge, he now investigates neurodegenerative diseases at the UCM-UPM joint research campus in Madrid.

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Patrice Camati has a PhD in Physics from the Federal University of ABC (UFABC) in Brazil. Currently, he holds a Templeton Independent Researcher Fellowship (TIRF) and works as a postodc at Institut Néel - CNRS (Grenoble, France). He works on the field of Quantum Thermodynamics.

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Rocío Pérez Benavente is a science writer