Was Columbus actually Spanish? A new DNA study aims to discover explorer’s true origins

Was Columbus actually Spanish? A new DNA study aims to discover explorer’s true origins

Researchers are restarting a DNA study of the remains of Christopher Columbus to try to settle the question of where the explorer came from.

Margarita Salas, Spain’s leading female scientist, dies aged 80

Margarita Salas, Spain’s leading female scientist, dies aged 80

Spanish scientists make breakthrough identifying HIV resistance gene

Spanish scientists make breakthrough identifying HIV resistance gene

Spain’s astronaut turned science minister Pedro Duque reflects on the moon landings

Spain’s astronaut turned science minister Pedro Duque reflects on the moon landings

Why this 80-year-old marquise is Spain’s most inspiring woman

Why this 80-year-old marquise is Spain’s most inspiring woman

Spain halts electric shock experiment on violent inmates to curb aggression

Spain halts electric shock experiment on violent inmates to curb aggression

Sonar may provoke suicide in whales, reveals Spanish study

Sonar may provoke suicide in whales, reveals Spanish study

This ancient reptile patrolled the river beds of the Spanish Pyrenees, scientists believe

This ancient reptile patrolled the river beds of the Spanish Pyrenees, scientists believe

Spanish team develop biosensor to detect HIV within a week of infection

Spanish team develop biosensor to detect HIV within a week of infection

Spanish study finds four types of personality. Which are you?

Spanish study finds four types of personality. Which are you?

Scientists and top chefs team up to explore science of taste

Scientists and top chefs team up to explore science of taste

Stalker held in Spain for death threats to Stephen Hawking

Stalker held in Spain for death threats to Stephen Hawking

Why this bionic limb pioneer doesn’t believe in disability

Why this bionic limb pioneer doesn’t believe in disability

American bionic scientist wins prestigious Spanish award

American bionic scientist wins prestigious Spanish award

Spanish scientists create human sperm from skin cells

Spanish scientists create human sperm from skin cells

‘Great Balls of Fire’ whoosh through skies in south Spain

‘Great Balls of Fire’ whoosh through skies in south Spain

Meet the Spanish team that helped prove Einstein’s theory

Meet the Spanish team that helped prove Einstein’s theory

Watch: This rare seahorse has just been discovered in Spain

Watch: This rare seahorse has just been discovered in Spain

Spain reaches for the stars with astronomy travel agency

Spain reaches for the stars with astronomy travel agency

500 million year old fossil discovered in Salamanca

500 million year old fossil discovered in Salamanca

A quarter of Spaniards believe Sun orbits Earth

A quarter of Spaniards believe Sun orbits Earth

King speaks out against Spain’s brain drain

King speaks out against Spain’s brain drain

Spain’s R&D spending falls to 2006 levels

Spain’s R&D spending falls to 2006 levels

Spanish scientists dance for cancer awareness

Spanish scientists dance for cancer awareness

Meteor shower blazes across Spanish sky

Meteor shower blazes across Spanish sky

Spanish scientists find distant ‘dying planet’

Spanish scientists find distant ‘dying planet’

Infertility in Spanish pigs a ‘warning’ to humans

Infertility in Spanish pigs a ‘warning’ to humans

It’s official: Drinking makes you ‘blind’

It’s official: Drinking makes you ‘blind’

Spanish scientists film massive lunar smash

Spanish scientists film massive lunar smash

Spain’s top 7 stunning science photos of 2014

Spain’s top 7 stunning science photos of 2014

Blue-eyed caveman from Spain rewrites prehistory

Blue-eyed caveman from Spain rewrites prehistory

‘Man’s best friend’ a European affair: Study

‘Man’s best friend’ a European affair: Study

Minute of silence mourns death of Spanish science

Minute of silence mourns death of Spanish science

Spain ‘thrilled’ for Nobel physics prize winners

Spain ‘thrilled’ for Nobel physics prize winners

Expat scientists warn of Spain’s brain drain

Expat scientists warn of Spain’s brain drain

‘Spain’s brain drain is no empty cliché’

‘Spain’s brain drain is no empty cliché’

‘Spain trains us but others reap the rewards’

‘Spain trains us but others reap the rewards’

Spanish scientists sing way to YouTube success

Spanish scientists sing way to YouTube success

Spanish scientist reveals memory power of apes

Spanish scientist reveals memory power of apes

Supermoon dazzles Spanish sky gazers

Supermoon dazzles Spanish sky gazers

German science boss slams Spain’s R&D crisis

German science boss slams Spain’s R&D crisis

Spain shuns Europe’s top physicist

Spain shuns Europe’s top physicist