Antonio Mauricio Moreno

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Honeybees (Apis mellifera) have remarkable visual learning and discrimination abilities that extend beyond learning simple colours, shapes or patterns. They can discriminate landscape scenes, types of flowers, and even human faces. This suggests that in spite of their small brain, honeybees have a highly developed capacity for processing complex visual(More)
BACKGROUND Learning of arbitrary relations is the capacity to acquire knowledge about associations between events or stimuli that do not share any similarities, and use this knowledge to make behavioural choices. This capacity is well documented in humans and vertebrates, and there is some evidence it exists in the honeybee (Apis mellifera). However, little(More)
BACKGROUND Mortality among patients who complete tuberculosis (TB) treatment is still high among vulnerable populations. The objective of the study was to identify the probability of death and its predictive factors in a cohort of successfully treated TB patients. METHODS A population-based retrospective longitudinal study was performed in Barcelona,(More)
BACKGROUND The epidemiology of cases of acute gastroenteritis (AGE) of viral etiology is a relevant public health issue. Due to underreporting, the study of outbreaks is an accepted approach to investigate their epidemiology. The objective of this study was to investigate the epidemiological characteristics of AGE outbreaks due to norovirus (NoV) and(More)
‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum (Lso)’ is a pathogen of Solanaceae but also causes serious physiological disorders in carrots and celery (Apiaceae). In carrots, this pathogen is transmitted by the psyllids Bactericera trigonica and Trioza apicalis. How vector sex influences Lso transmission has not been yet elucidated. Here we report the probing(More)
(2003). Relationships between personality and preferred substance and motivation for use among adolescent substance abusers. A trial of relapse prevention with severely dependent male problem drinkers. cognitive behavioural or motivational enhancement therapy for alcohol dependence. D.M. (2006). Combined pharmacotherapies and behavioral interventions for(More)
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