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According to Jaume Bertranpetit, during the B·Debate and CCCB lecture series, the most difficult aspect of our evolutionary process to see is how selection has led to complex characteristics like intelligence.


“Pollution is the second most important health risk,” says María Neira, WHO director of Public Health. Each year 7 million people around the world die from air pollution.


B·Debate and ISGlobal bring together experts from around the world in Barcelona to debate how to improve resistance to drugs and the lack of new drugs to treat infections caused by resistant bacteria.


The event will be held on 4 November at the CCCB and feature Montserrat Vendrell moderating the debate.


B·Debate and CREAL have called together researchers, epidemiologists and professionals in urban planning and development of city models to share their knowledge in this field on 30 and 31 October in Barcelona.


Previous experiments with animal models have recovered functions lost after a neurological injury.


The renowned Italian geneticist will give a conference on 28 October as part of the “Evolution and Culture” series of lectures organized by B•Debate and the CCCB.


María Neira will give a conference entitled "Global Health Challenges in an Urbanizing World" organized by B·Debate and CREAL, on 30 October at CosmoCaixa.


B·Debate and Guttmann Institute are organizing a scientific debate on the present and future of neuroregeneration with national and international experts on 23 and 24 October in Barcelona.


Recent discoveries in the fields of genetics and evolutionary biology confirm the intimate relationship between biology and culture. Featuring Jared Diamond, Guido Barbujani, Jaume Bertranpetit and Juan-Luis Arsuaga, among others.