Global patterns in mangrove soil carbon stocks and losses


Mangrove soils represent a large sink for otherwise rapidly recycled carbon (C). However, widespread deforestation threatens the preservation of this important C stock. It is therefore imperative that global patterns in mangrove soil C stocks and their susceptibility to remineralization are...

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Hallazgo de arte parietal en la cueva de Arbil V (Deba, Gipuzkoa)

New discovery of parietal art in the Arbil V cave of Deba


The project led by Maria José Iriarte-Chiapusso, Ikerbasque researcher at UPV/EHU, has made a new discovery of Upper-Paleolithic parietal art in Gipuzkoa.

The cave cataloged under the names of Arbil V and Sustraixako kobea, in the valley of Lastur (Deba) has  ...

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Selected Research Fellows 2017


The list of selected candidates in our Research Fellow 2017 call is now available. 

Check the list of selected Research Fellows

Ikerbasque - the Basque Foundation for Science...

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The size of animals dating back 100-350 million years ago inferred from resurrected proteins


The Ikerbasque researcher Raúl Pérez-Jiménez of nanoGUNE’s Nanobiomechanics group has led a piece of research in which, starting from the sequences of the titin protein of a selection of modern day animals, they inferred the phylogenetic tree of tetrapods (all animals with four limbs including...

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Portrait of Aitor Hierro - Ikerbasque Research Professor

Aitor Hierro gets a Leonardo grant to develop a project on Alzheimer


Aitor Hierro, Ikerbasque Research Professor at CIC bioGUNE, has been awarded a prestigious Leonardo grant on biomedicine (funded by BBVA Foundation) to develop a project wth the aim of characterizing a possible therapeutic target still unexplored against alzheimer's disease.


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