Andalusia participates in a project against the digital divide for people with intellectual disabilities

Andalusia participates in a project against the digital divide for people with intellectual disabilities

The Regional Ministry of Health and Families of the Government of Andalusia and the Andalusian Health Service (SAS) are research partners in the Digi-ID programme, a pan-European project whose main aim is to educate in digital skills to achieve better health outcomes and promote the social inclusion of adults with intellectual disabilities.

 Andalusian researchers describe the potential of a molecule as a drug for type 1 diabetes

Andalusian researchers describe the potential of a molecule as a drug for type 1 diabetes

Researchers from the Fundación Progreso y Salud have published in the journal iScience their latest findings on the potential of the molecule BL001 – discovered and patented by themselves – as a possible therapy for type 1 diabetes, a disease for which there is currently no cure.

 Andalusian scientific research on vitamin D and COVID-19, among the 100 most downloaded in 2021

Andalusian scientific research on vitamin D and COVID-19, among the 100 most downloaded in 2021

A scientific publication by Andalusian researchers, specifically from the Clinical Bioinformatics Area of the Progreso y Salud Foundation, is among the 100 most downloaded publications of 2021 out of a total of more than 24,500 scientific articles, according to the journal Scientific Reports, from the Nature publishing group.

 Researchers at the University of Cadiz develop an “electronic nose” to measure the quality of petrol

Researchers at the University of Cadiz develop an “electronic nose” to measure the quality of petrol

A research team from the University of Cadiz has applied two different artificial intelligence tools to compare the precision in the quality control process of petrol and classify it according to its capacity for self-combustion. Specifically, an ‘electronic nose’, designed by the same team of experts to detect the remains of flammable liquids in a fire, and infrared have been used to discriminate between the two most commercially available types of petrol.

 Researchers at the University of Seville lead the development of an optical technology for the rapid detection of COVID-19

Researchers at the University of Seville lead the development of an optical technology for the rapid detection of COVID-19

February 21, 2022

A team of Spanish researchers, coordinated by the University of Seville, has published the first results of detecting the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 using new optical technology. This tool could potentially be used as a rapid and easy-to-implement mass screening method. This new technology, whose first results are reported in the journal Scientific Reports, from […]

 National patent applications registered in Andalusia in 2020 increase by 10.38%

National patent applications registered in Andalusia in 2020 increase by 10.38%

Andalusia registered a total of 358 patent applications in 2020. Of these, a total of 202 have been applied for nationally, 39 via the European route and 117 via the PCT (Patent Cooperation Treaty, with international extension). This figure represents an increase of 6.55% over the previous year, which contrasts with the decrease of -1.47% for the whole of Spain (3,283 registrations).

 Three new Roman mosaics found in Italica (Seville)

Three new Roman mosaics found in Italica (Seville)

The Regional Ministry of Culture and Historical Heritage of Andalusia has located three new mosaics during the latest archaeological excavation campaign in the Casa de Patio Rodio, in the Archaeological Ensemble of Italica (Santiponce, Seville). Specifically, there are two examples of mosaics with black and white tesserae and a third with polychrome tesserae, covering a […]

 Carmelo García Barroso International Wine Research Award established

Carmelo García Barroso International Wine Research Award established

The Consejo Regulador of Denomination of Origin of Sherry Wines, the University of Cádiz (UCA), and the Jerez City Council have established the Carmelo García Barroso International Wine Research Award of the Marco de Jerez, in homage and posthumous recognition of the figure of this professor, researcher, and disseminator of wine culture.

 Andalusia has 7 universities among the most outstanding institutions in the Shanghai ranking (ARWU)

Andalusia has 7 universities among the most outstanding institutions in the Shanghai ranking (ARWU)

For the second consecutive year, the Andalusian university system has improved its global position in the prestigious ranking of Shanghai (‘Academic Ranking of World Universities – ARWU’).

 New seaweed vinegar is developed in Andalusia

New seaweed vinegar is developed in Andalusia

A group of researchers from the University of Cádiz, coordinated by Professor Víctor Palacios from the Food Technology area, has developed a novel gastronomic product from Sherry vinegar and aromas of estuary seaweed from the Bahía de Bahía Natural Park Cadiz.