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Oldest Known Paintings Created by Neanderthals, Not Modern Humans
Catherine Offord | Feb 26, 2018
The animal pictures and hand stencils were made in caves in Spain thousands of years before
arrived in Europe.
How Salvador Dalí’s Mustache Endured Death
Aggie Mika | Jul 23, 2017
Forensic experts explain.
Ancient DNA Elucidates Basque Origins
Bob Grant | Sep 9, 2015
Researchers find that the people of northern Spain and southern France are an amalgam of early Iberian farmers and local hunters.
Researchers Unearth Cervantes’s Tomb
Bob Grant | Mar 19, 2015
A convent in Madrid may contain some of the Spanish literary giant’s remains, forensic experts say.
Virus Decimating Spanish Amphibians
Bob Grant | Oct 20, 2014
Several toad, newt, and salamander populations are being hit hard by an emerging pathogen in a pristine national park in Spain.
Spanish Science Saved
Bob Grant | Oct 22, 2013
A last-minute funding boost from Spain’s federal government stalls the shuttering of the country’s largest research organization, but only temporarily.
Viral in Valencia
Chris Palmer | Oct 1, 2013
A genetic analysis that tracks the evolution of pathogens helped incriminate a Spanish anesthetist who infected hundreds of patients with hepatitis C.
Phylogenetics Sheds Light on Crime
Kate Yandell | Jul 29, 2013
Researchers reconstructed the evolutionary histories of hepatitis C virus samples to confirm that a Spanish anesthesiologist infected 275 of his patients.