SciLogs – Science Blogs

SciLogs (acronym for science and blogs) is a transnational project for scientific debate and reflection. Since 2008, experts from various fields of knowledge share in SciLogs ideas, reflections, comments and opinions on topics related to science. These logbooks, grouped into seven thematic areas, are conceived as a space for exchange and dialogue, which allows to…

Myths (and fallacies) of the microbiota

Talking about the microbiota is fashionable. If we take into account what is published, commented or seen in the Media, the microbes that inhabit our bodies seem to be responsible for practically everything that happens to us in life. Our microbiome would set the pace and turn us into thin or fat, tall or short,…

Microbial biodiversity of arid soils

We return to the blog entries talking about an aspect as important as it is unknown to the general public, such as the microbial biodiversity of the soils of arid zones. In this entry we summarize recent research that sheds light on the biodiversity hidden beneath our feet, how the immense variety of species that…

A comprehensive reform

Our demand to believe in a linear and progressive evolution has always presented us with a brain that has gradually added valuable pieces and new components. But this would mean piling up patches, and it is often better – or even necessary – to go back to the foundations, if we want to innovate radically…

The terrestrial, lunar and planetary habitability reaches art: the habitable sculpture

Space research and exploration must be understood within the framework of expanding the frontiers of our knowledge about nature and the universe. There is a return component that is beginning to emerge globally and that, although less visible, is no less important: its incorporation into Art, Humanities and Social Sciences; who would have thought that,…