HISTORY

Could the flu pandemic of 1918 really have started in Spain?

Investigation suggests that a second, deadly version of virus may have gestated in Madrid

RESEARCH ROW

Quitting top medical researcher lambasted by authorities

Officials accuse head of Barcelona Regenerative Medicine Center of prioritizing post in California

effects of austerity

Stem cell guru walks out on Spanish science

Juan Carlos Izpisúa is leaving the Barcelona Regenerative Medicine Center due to a lack of support The biochemist has earned numerous awards for his research into organ and tissue development

RENEWABLE ENERGY BREAKTHROUGH

Hope for Spain’s ailing biofuel sector

After four years in decline, scientific breakthroughs could help the industry, which employs thousands of people