University of Granada

Univesidad de Granada (UGR) was officially founded in 1531. UGR is located in Southern Spain with campuses in Granada, Ceuta and Mellila. UGR has a large student body of 88,000 which includes European students and students attending the world-class language center. UGR has programs in science, medicine, life sciences, physics, chemistry, and mathematics. The Department of Microbiology has made significant discoveries in food bacterias and DNA research. UGR Biomedicine Department is well respected in scientific communities.

Address
Hospital Real. Cuesta del Hospicio, s/n. 18071. Granada
Website
http://www.ugr.es/ugr/index.php
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Granada
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Materials Science

Periodic table: Scientists propose new way of ordering the elements

The periodic table of the elements, principally created by the Russian chemist, Dmitry Mendeleev (1834-1907), celebrated its 150th anniversary last year. It would be hard to overstate its importance as an organising principle ...

Space Exploration

Japan spacecraft carrying asteroid soil samples nears home

A Japanese spacecraft is nearing Earth after a yearlong journey home from a distant asteroid with soil samples and data that could provide clues to the origins of the solar system, a space agency official said Friday.

Earth Sciences

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