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04/12/2007
BBVA Chairman Francisco González announces the BBVA Frontiers of Knowledge Awards
The prize money in these new BBVA Foundation Awards (an annual 3.2 million euros) and the breadth of scientific and artistic disciplines addressed place them among the world’s major awards, second only to the Nobel Prize.

10/10/2007
Coastal habitats are the biosphere’s most imperiled ecosystems
Leading international experts alert to the scale and consequences of the loss of coastal habitats at a debate in the BBVA Foundation

02/10/2007
Stem cells could be a key factor in cancer
Twenty leading authorities in cancer stem cell research, including Hans Clevers, John E. Dick, Joan Massagué and Sean J. Morrison, meet in Spain for the first time, invited by IRB Barcelona and the BBVA Foundation.

11/09/2007
Plants may absorb less CO2 than is commonly supposed in predictive models of global warming
Peter Reich of the University of Minnesota explains his latest research findings at a talk in the BBVA Foundation.

11/09/2007
A study financed by the BBVA Foundation proposes a new universal rule to explain the equilibrium of plant populations
Details of the research, conducted by scientists from the Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Studies (IMEDEA), will appear in the next issue of U.S. journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.

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