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2. July 2020 - 15:44

They have developed a method of analysis that automatically processes the text of a large number of Twitter messages and displays in summary form what is said on social networks about a topic. Through co-occurrence networks, more than 16,000 Twitter messages have been analysed to find out what is most relevant for consumers of "gluten-free" products. In recent years, an increase in consumer demand for gluten-free products has been observed, making them increasingly available on the market....

25. June 2020 - 11:53

Various samples collected from handrails, lathes, vending machines, entrance handles, stairs and air conditioning filters have been analyzed Samples are also being taken on the TRAM d'Alacant at Luceros station, the station with the most passengers per day and the connection point for lines 1, 2, 3 and 4 A study carried out by the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA), a research centre of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), in collaboration with Ferrocarrils de la...

Frambuesas sin (A) y con (B) recubrimiento comestible almacenadas a 5 ºC durante 11 días.

15. June 2020 - 13:46

  Edible coatings are a promising alternative for controlling the quality and safety of fresh products, and for extending their shelf life They incorporate natural extracts and compounds that can be used for both antifungal and virucidal purposes The market for fresh and minimally processed fruit and vegetables has grown exponentially due to changes in consumer lifestyles. Consumer preferences for fresher, more nutritious products with natural additives have led the food industry to focus...

Nuevos recubrimientos naturales a partir de tomate mejoran la conservación de la carne de cerdo

29. May 2020 - 12:26

A team of CSIC researchers has achieved gelatin coatings that would delay the oxidation process of the product during storage The stability of the compounds opens up avenues of research into their possible antioxidant effect after digestion Researchers from the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA-CSIC), the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), and the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV) have demonstrated the effectiveness of a gelatine coating enriched with a...

Resultados en escala industrial de envases producidos con la tecnología para aumentar la vida útil de los productos frescos como carne, frutas, verduras y pasta fresca. / YPACK

21. May 2020 - 13:35

The European project YPACK creates and patents a material from cheese whey and microcellulose from almond shells The tests carried out show a total disintegration of the container within a maximum period of 90 days after disposal Contamination by plastics from single-use packaging is a major sustainability problem that needs innovative solutions. The YPACK project, funded by the European Union (EU) and led by the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), has developed and patented a...

The diet during pregnancy affects the microbiota and the development of babies in the first months of life

18. May 2020 - 14:03

IATA (CSIC) researchers show that maternal microbiota is associated with the diet during pregnancy and is reflected in neonatal microbiota and infant growth during the first 18 months of life The study, published in the journal Gut Microbes, increases our knowledge of the impact of diet during pregnancy on maternal intestinal microbes and its effect on neonatal microbes and child development Researchers from the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA) of the Spanish National...

Un proyecto del IATA desarrolla filtros antivirales biodegradables para fabricar mascarillas de protección

13. May 2020 - 12:44

One of the objectives of the project is to obtain filters with FFP2 and FFP3 certification for biodegradable masks and respirators Both disposable, washable and reusable masks may use these filters A project of the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA), a research centre of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), develops biodegradable and virucidal materials for reusable, highly protective healthcare devices. The research group that has carried out this work, led by...

11. May 2020 - 14:38

The President of the CSIC, Rosa Menéndez; the Minister of Science and Innovation, Pedro Duque; the President of the Generalitat Valenciana, Ximo Puig; the Minister of Universal Health and Public Health, Ana Barceló; and the President of Global Omnium Medio Ambiente, Eugenio Calabuig, have signed an action protocol for the application of a pioneering technique that will contribute to the early diagnosis of the evolution of the disease through wastewater. The inactive traces of viral RNA in...

Los investigadores estudian la función de las bacterias intestinales en el eje intestino-cerebro.

29. April 2020 - 14:40

The 'Christensenella minuta' bacteria identified by an IATA-CSIC team will be applied in drugs for the therapy of mood disorders Researchers study the role of this and other gut bacteria in the gut-brain axis and mental health Researchers from the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) have patented an intestinal bacteria (Christensenella minuta) with therapeutic applications for treating mood disorders such as depression and anxiety. This technology has been developed by the team of...

Una nueva tecnología obtiene levaduras a la carta para mejorar la producción de bebidas alcohólicas y bioenergía

29. April 2020 - 10:48

Researchers have generated yeast hybrids of up to six species of the genus 'Saccharomyces' to meet industry and consumer demands The technology prevents the loss of half of the genetic diversity of the strains, as is the case with other techniques A study with the participation of the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology of the CSIC has developed a technology that allows the generation of yeast hybrids of up to six species of the genus Saccharomyces. The finding, which is...