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31. January 2020 - 13:56

The IATA's research group "Microbial Ecology, Nutrition and Health", led by Dr. Yolanda Sanz, participates in the kick-off meeting of the new European project of the H2020 program "EarlyCause", which will investigate the effects of stress on mental health and cardio- metabolic throughout life. Early life stress (ELS) is a widely prevalent phenomenon which affects about 75 % of pregnant women – thus their fetus– and nearly 50% of young children, which long-lasting consequences on human health....

30. January 2020 - 12:43

Researchers from the CNIO and the CSIC have elucidated by means of electronic cryomicroscopy the molecular structure of a thermoresistant enzyme, which has the property of hydrolyzing lactose The finding, which represents a significant advance in the development of new procedures for obtaining lactose-free milk and milk products, was published in the journal ACS Chemical Biology Researchers from the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas (CNIO), the Instituto de Química Física...

24. January 2020 - 8:49

The work of David Talens, from the Food Biotechnology Department of the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA), has received the FOTCIENCIA17 award in the Food and Nutrition category. Title: 'Líneas de alarma' (Alarm Lines) Author: David Talens Perales The photograph, taken under fluorescent light, shows the courtship of two marine crustaceans of the genus Artemia. The most striking feature of the image is the orange illumination of the digestive tracts, produced by plastic...

18. December 2019 - 11:10

Breast milk contains microorganisms beneficial to the development of the immune system of newborns. The finding, published in the scientific journal Pediatr Allergy Immunol, is the result of a collaboration between researchers from the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA, CSIC), FISABIO and the University of Linköping (Sweden).   Researchers from the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA), the centre of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), the Fundació...

3. December 2019 - 13:52

El Cazador de Cerebros (The Brain Hunter) is a dissemination programme of La 2, in which Pere Estupinyà, a scientific disseminator, goes in search of relevant people in the world of science to deal with issues of social interest. On this occasion to talk about the microbiota has counted, among others, with Yolanda Sanz, researcher of the group of Microbio Ecology, Nutrition and Health of the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology and all his team. The episode titled Pedos, caca y...

28. November 2019 - 12:26

The sensor will turn blue when oxygen enters the interior causing food to deteriorate. This will allow the food consumed to be additive-free, less processed and safe for the consumer. IATA researchers in collaboration with the company Juan and Juan Industrial, S.L.U., belonging to the Vicky Foods Group, have developed a sensor to introduce it into food packaging in a totally safe way, in order to provide information on the state of the product to consumers. This will allow us to consume less...

25. November 2019 - 12:13

Last week the Institute of Agrochemistry and Technology, hosted the 'I Meeting of Packaging and Economy Circular. Open Debate'. More than 70 attendees shared experiences and concerns with renowned speakers regarding the application of the Circular Economy in the packaging sector. HERE you can find a video summary of the event.

23. November 2019 - 0:00

Mª Jesús Rodrigo, researcher at the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA-CSIC), Gema Ancillo, coordinator of the Citrus Germplasm Bank of the Valencian Institute of Agricultural Research (IVIA, Generalitat Valenciana) and Alejandro Medina, technician at the Germplasm Bank, organised a scientific workshop on 19 November: "La ciencia del color, sabor y olor de los cítricos" (The science of the colour, flavour and smell of citrus fruits), as part of the scientific dissemination...

13. November 2019 - 8:35

Yolanda Sanz, researcher at the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology, received the XV International Hipócrates Prize for Medical Research on Human Nutrition-CLAS awarded by the Royal Academy of Medicine and Surgery of Asturias last November 7 in Oviedo. The award-winning work is entitled: "Effects of a dairy product supplemented with inulin and maltodextrin on weight loss and risk markers of cadiometabolic diseases in the context of a calorie-restricted diet. Randomized, double-blind...

11. November 2019 - 13:37

Jaime Zacarías and Florencia Rey, from the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology have received the prize for the best communication from predoctoral students for their work entitled "Relationship between antioxidant capacity and vitamin C and carotenoid content in citrus fruits with colour diversity". This work has been presented at the II National Meeting on CAROTENOIDES in Microorganisms, Plants, Food and Health, held last 7th and 8th in Granada. This meeting is carried out by the...