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Students from University Politecnic of Valencia win the iGEM contest with a DNA 'printer'
07/11/2018

Students from University Politecnic of Valencia win the iGEM contest with a DNA 'printer'

A team of students of the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) has won the iGEM 2018 contest, the most important synthetic biology competition on the planet, held in Boston (US). A total of 343 institutions from all over the world participated...   see news

HOW TO PREVENT THE APPEARANCE OF ANTIBIOTIC-INDUCED GENETIC VARIATION IN BACTERIA
23/10/2018

HOW TO PREVENT THE APPEARANCE OF ANTIBIOTIC-INDUCED GENETIC VARIATION IN BACTERIA

Jesús Blázuez, researcher at CNB (CSIC), has recently published an article in Annual Review of Microbiology, in collaboration with scientists from Hospital Virgen del Rocío and Hospital Ramón y Cajal reviewing antibiotic resistance in bacteria. The...   see news

The Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (Spain), the John Innes Centre (UK) and the Max Planck Institute (Germany) create an alliance to promote excellence in agricultural genomics research
17/09/2018

The Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (Spain), the John Innes Centre (UK) and the Max Planck Institute (Germany) create an alliance to promote excellence in agricultural genomics research

One of the objectives of the agreement between CRAG, JIC and MPIPZ is to contribute to the training of the new generation of scientists in plant biology, a key discipline to face current and future societal challenges Three leading European plant science...   see news

Targeted drug delivery approach for selective elimination of metastatic stem cells.
15/09/2018

Targeted drug delivery approach for selective elimination of metastatic stem cells.

Researchers at the Center for Biomedical Research in the Bioengineering, Biomaterials and Nanomedicine Network (CIBER-BBN) at the Sant Pau Biomedical Research Institute (IIB Sant Pau), the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) and the CSIC have demonstrated...   see news

Mitochondrial DNA in exosomes key to initiate antiviral response
10/09/2018

Mitochondrial DNA in exosomes key to initiate antiviral response

CNIC researchers demonstrate that exosomes transferred from T lymphocytes to dendritic cells contain mitochondrial DNA Researchers at the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III (CNIC) in Spain have provided...   see news

Environmentally friendly treatment of red-wine without sulfites
13/09/2018

Environmentally friendly treatment of red-wine without sulfites

A team of Spanish scientists has developed a method to replace sulfite (SO2) in the production and preservation of red wine. After more than four years of work, a research group of the Institute of Agricultural Research and Training of Andalusia...   see news