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24. September 2019 - 8:37

The Nursery Gardens will become the Science Gardens on Friday 27 September. This emblematic green space in Valencia is the place chosen to host the third edition of the Nit Valenciana de les Investigadores. Under the slogan Vine a viure el jardí de la ciència, there will be activities and shows for all tastes and ages: scientific workshops for girls, boys and young people, talks on Valencian research, relaxed monologues, free visits to the Museum of Natural Sciences of Valencia and the Church...

9. September 2019 - 11:18

This study opens the door to the potential design of new pharmaceutical or cosmetic treatments against oxidative stress. It has been carried out by the Institute of Integrative Systems Biology (UV-CSIC), the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (CSIC) and the companies Darwin Bioprospecting Excellence and ADM Biopolis, all located in the Science Park of the University of Valencia. The discovery of new antioxidants extracted from natural sources, such as now plants and microorganisms,...

6. September 2019 - 15:24

Dr. Fidel Toldrá Vilardell, Research Professor at the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (CSIC), received the "2019 Award for Advancement of Application of Agricultural and Food Chemistry" at the gala dinner of the Agricultural and Food Chemistry Division during the celebration of the National Congress of the American Chemical Society held from 25 to 29 August in San Diego (California). Previously, he gave a lecture entitled "Recent progress in enzymatic release of food-derived...

2. September 2019 - 14:00

On August 20, the head of the Microscopy Service of the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA-CSIC), Pepe Coll Marqués, gave a talk on microplastics at the Palau Can Saura Miret building in Ciutadella de Menorca. As a result of the viralization of the divulgation video Microplastics in food elaborated by IATA, it aroused the interest in the authorities of the island showing the great concern and implication before the problem. The conference entitled: "Are the microplastics we...

25. July 2019 - 9:55

The photograph Los ladrillos en la pared vegetal by Marta Martínez Sanz, from the Department of Conservation and Food Safety of the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA), has been selected among the 700 proposals submitted to the competition. Title: The bricks in the vegetal wall Author: Marta Martínez Sanz The photograph shows a scanning electron microscopy (SEM) micrograph of the cell wall structure of the stem of the Arundo donax plant, better known as common reed. This plant...

24. July 2019 - 9:12

Once again this year, the photograph by David Talens, from the Food Biotechnology Department of the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA), has been selected among the 700 proposals submitted to the competition. This year the main characters of the image are enzymes. Title: Petit bouquet Author: David Talens Perales Enzymes are protein macromolecules essential for life that have also become a fundamental tool in the food, chemical or pharmacological industry. Biotechnological...

23. July 2019 - 10:00

Queen Letizia presided over the presentation of the World Centre for Sustainable Food (CEMAS) on Monday, promoted by the City Council of Valencia and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), whose aim is to identify and raise awareness of the challenges facing cities in terms of food and nutrition.   The event, held in the building of La Base de la Marina de València, headquarters of CEMAS, was attended by the president of the Generalitat Valenciana, Ximo Puig; the director...

18. July 2019 - 10:03

The IATA researchers Mª Jesús Rodrigo, Amparo Tárrega and Lorenzo Zacarías participated in the course "The color of plant foods: when the attraction becomes a benefit", organized by the Menéndez Pelayo International University in collaboration with the CSIC, and held in Santander during the days 8, 9 and 10 of July. This course, aimed at undergraduate and graduate students, but also professionals in the food and health industry, as well as consumers in general, has presented the main compounds...

5. July 2019 - 13:17

Research has defined the initial interaction of human rotavirus P [8], the main cause of gastroenteritis, with receptors in the intestine. The study has also found that naturally occurring sugars in breast milk are identical to virus receptors, evidencing their potential as anti-rotavirus. The Universitat de València, the Institute of Biomedicine of Valencia and the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology, both of the CSIC, participated in the work. Researchers from the Department of...

3. July 2019 - 8:19

Patricia Puerta, from the group Cereals and Derived Products; Food Science of IATA-CSIC, has received the I Student Award of the III AEPAS Congress, for the presentation of the work: "What do consumers pay attention to when they buy sliced bread and the reasons for their choice", in the oral communication modality. III Congress of the Spanish Association of Sensory Analysis Professionals (AEPAS), held at the Basque Culinary Center (Donostia-San Sebastián) on 26, 27 and 28 June 2019. This...