2017 Yearbook

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La ciencia oculta (The Hidden Science)

Galileo, Newton, Gauss, Einstein. If we review the list of the great heroes of science, something attracts attention. There are practically no women. We naturally meet Marie Curie, but we do not know the name of many other scientists who had to face all kinds of difficulties to carry out their discoveries due to her…


Medicine in Television Series

What do medical professionals think of TV series depicting their discipline? Eighteen authors analyze series such as House M.D., CSI, Breaking Bad and The Walking Dead from the viewpoint of their field of study. They do so in Medicine in Television Series, published by the Dr. Antonio Esteve Foundation, based in Barcelona. The book is…


Philanthropy in research and innovation in biosciences

In our country, philanthropy is taking on more importance in the field of research, similarly to our environment, where it is the first beneficiary of donations, maintaining strong growth. In countries such as France and Italy, philanthropy represents between 2 and 3% of total income of research, with 600 and 930 M€. In the United…