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Economic inequality, war and peace

Does economical inequality lead to social conflict?  Is it possible to measure the factors lead drive to conflict? Is it possible to develop tools to avoid or to minimize it? Scientists at the CSIC's Instituto de Análisis Económico (IAE) work to analyze the social factors that increase the probability and severity of social conflicts.

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First evidence of spices used almost 7.000 years ago

Garlic mustard was used as a spice 7,000 years ago, as archeologists from England, Spain, Denmark and Germany found out.  The scientists have analyzed microfossils of  food deposits from pots found at three archeological sites: Akonge and Steno (Denmark) and Neustadt (Germany).

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Buscando el origen de la dieta y de la cocina

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Arqueólogos encuentran evidencias del uso de plátano hace 4.000 años en zonas donde este fruto no es natural ni se cultivaba entonces. El hallazgo replantea aspectos sobre las relaciones sociales de aquellas comunidades.

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Recovering Hernandez de Toledo's works

Historians at the Institución Milà y Fontanals are working to recover Francisco Hernandez’s works. Hernandez, who was a naturalist and physician in the Court of Philip II of Spain, is the author of the biggest compilation known of America’s fauna and flora.

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La colección de música antigua del CSIC presenta su cuarto disco

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Se acaba de presentar "Joan Pau Pujol (1570-1626). Música para el Corpus (LAU 007), un nuevo disco de la colección Música Poética del CSIC, fruto del trabajo del departamento de musicología de la Institución Milá y Fontanals (CSIC) y el grupo La Grande Chapelle, dirigido por Albert Recasens, y el grupo vocal Schola Antiqua, dirigido por Juan Carlos Asensio.

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