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mayo 2021

Study among college students shows that 39.2% send sexual content via mobile phone or social networks

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As many as 39.2% of young university students surveyed in a study carried out by Enrique García-Tort and Laura Monsalve Lorente, from the Department of Teaching and School Organisation at the University of Valencia, have practiced sexting: sending sexual content via mobile phone or social media. The research also shows a correlation between moral assessment, risk perception and frequency, meaning its practice increases according to whether sexting is perceived more positively and/or safely. Read More

Researchers patent method to remove excess nitrate from water using rice straw

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The MINTOTA research group of the University of Valencia, led by Pilar Campins, professor of Analytical Chemistry; the DREMAP group of the Polytechnic University of Valencia and the University of Genoa have patented a method to remove the nitrate residue present in the water cycle using rice straw. Active silica is obtained from the controlled incineration of rice straw, which when modified has the capacity to absorb between 30 and 98% of the nitrates present in water. Read More

Fruit crops reached the eastern peninsula almost 3,000 years ago

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Guillem Pérez Jordà and Salvador Pardo Gordó, researchers from the Department of Prehistory, Archaeology and Ancient History of the University of València, sign an article in the Journal of Archaeological Science Reports that looks into the arrival of fruit crops to the Iberian Peninsula by studying archaeobotanical remains. It is estimated that the cultivation of these species began in the current Valencian Community about 3,000 years ago, coinciding with significant social and economic development. Read More

AIRCOV project rules out the presence of SARS-CoV-2 in university faculty

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The results of the AIRCOV project, led by the Department of Analytical Chemistry of the University of Valencia (UV) and the Foundation for the Promotion of Health and Biomedical Research of the Valencian Community (FISABIO), have ruled out the presence of SARS-CoV-2 in the indoor air of university classrooms. The study addressed the presence of coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 and other respiratory viruses, fungi, and bacteria in aerosols using different types of collectors. Read More