Improved Air Quality During First Wave of COVID-19 Prevented Around 150 Premature Deaths in Major Spanish Cities

by ISGlobal - Instituto de Salud Global de Barcelona

For the first time, researchers have estimated the impact of lockdown-related air pollution reduction on mortality in 47 provincial capital cities

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Prenatal Exposure to Pesticides Increases the Risk of Obesity in Adolescence

by ISGlobal - Instituto de Salud Global de Barcelona

First study to analyse the long-term effects of persistent organic pollutants on cardiometabolic risk in adolescents

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Air Pollution, Smoking and Built Environment are Associated with an Increase Risk of Childhood Obesity

by ISGlobal - Instituto de Salud Global de Barcelona

173 exposures analysed in first major study to assess risk of obesity in childhood using an exposome-wide approach

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New production concepts for the aeronautical sector


Development of smart systems to machine airplane turbine shafts.

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Past 2,000 years of Iberian Peninsula climate reconstructed

by Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

Researchers from ICTA-UAB participated in a study of the sediments of Cimera Lake (Sierra de Gredos) which has allowed them to characterise the conditions of temperatures and rainfall in the Central S...

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Healthy diets make cities more sustainable

by European Commission - Joint Research Centre

The water used to produce food available in urban areas generally doesn’t make it into city sustainability estimates, which only take into account direct water use and parameters such as waste colle...

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Sentinel-3 data to allow closer look at Black Sea environmental state

by European Commission - Joint Research Centre

A major oceanographic campaign led by the JRC is underway in the Black Sea. It will allow scientists to thoroughly examine the biological and optical features of a marine region of utmost political an...

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Seagrasses reveal devastation of coastal ecosystems

by Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

The research, involving researcher Dr Pere Masqué from ICTA-UAB, UAB Department of Physics and the Edith Cowan University in Australia, provides new insights to properly manage further environmental ...

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The UPC is coordinating a European project aimed at reusing cork waste to generate energy

by Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) is leading one of the five LIFE projects, Ecorkwaste, which aims to reuse forest waste generated by the cork industry in Catalonia. The project has two ...

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Researchers at the University of Alicante produce good-quality activated carbon from hemp waste

by Universidad de Alicante

Researchers at the University of Alicante have just proved that good-quality activated carbon can be obtained from hemp residue, which is used as a filter for water treatment and the elimination of po...

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La biologia sintética como estrategia para frenar los efectos antropogénicos en el medio ambiente

by UPF - Universitat Pompeu Fabra

El grupo de investigación, formado por Ricard Solé, Raúl Montañez y Salva Duran-Nebreda, propone utilizar microorganismos diseñados con ingeniería genética como herramientas de soporte en las e...

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