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Genetic and non-genetic animal models for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a heterogeneous group of neurobehavioral problems with genetic and environmental origins. The major neurobehavioral changes are manifested by persistent deficits in social and communication interaction, deficits in developing, understanding and maintaining relationships,

Understanding conifer responses to environmental changes

Conifers are a group of ancient plants that include tree species of great ecological and economical relevance. Inside this group, we can found trees such as pines, cedars, firs, spruces or cypresses. Coniferous forests dominate vast regions

Environmental contaminants as needles in a haystack

Detection of environmentally significant contaminants in very complex mixtures is a challenging problem for analytical chemists. A common approach uses gas chromatography (GC) to separate the mixture components in combination with mass spectrometry (MS) to identify the