Peer mentoring is a space of peer relationship in which trust is crucial. Picture by Hannah Busing from Unsplash.

Peer mentoring, a basic tool for being a scientist

Elena Casacuberta, researcher at the IBE, tells us how helpful her 6-year experience in a mentoring group among PRBB female scientists has been.

The new platform COVID-19 Viral Beacon helps navigate the SARS-CoV-2 ocean of data. Photo by Xulong Liu on Unsplash

A beacon in the ocean of SARS-CoV-2 data

Bioinformaticians at the CRG have developed a platform to analyse and explore COVID-19 genetic data from different datasets.

Grants from the European Research Council and the la Caixa Foundation will help carry out research projects on evolution, diabetes, cancer, Alzheimer's, brain and malaria.

Nine million euros go to young scientists at the PRBB centres for cutting-edge research

Five grants from the European Research Council (ERC) and two grants from la Caixa will help young researchers from the PRBB centres with their projects of excellence on topics from evolution to diabetes.

Cute cats and fake news can be found side by side on social media. The group led by Luc Steel at IBE tries to apply evolution concepts to analyse social media behavious. Image by First Create The Media.

Cat pics, chonky bois and Charles Darwin: what evolutionary biology can teach us about social media

Luc Steels is a researcher at the Institute for Evolutionary Biology (IBE) and an expert in artificial intelligence and language evolution. Emily Nordvang walks us through how he tries to apply his research into social media and fake news.