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Directed and presented by Pablo Barrecheguren (@pjbarrecheguren), "Biocosas" is a scientific dissemination project produced by Minifilms TV in collaboration with Muy Interesante and with the collaboration of the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology – Ministry of Science and Innovation.


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