A new mechanism of action of a common insecticide on the nervous system is discovered

Researchers from the Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research (IDAEA), together with the Institute for Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia (IQAC) have described that only 24 hours of exposure to the carbaryl insecticide produce…

Bicosome has been awarded with EcoVadis Gold Medal for its sustainability practices

Bicosome, spin-off of the Institute for Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia, has been awarded a Gold Rating of the EcoVadis certification, placing it in the top 5% of the companies that receive this rating. Initiatives around Corporate Social Responsibility…

Patented molecules that counteract the effect of the most common anticoagulant drug

A study performed by researchers from the Institute for Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia (IQAC-CSIC) from the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) has discovered and synthesized several molecules that inhibit the effect of the most common…

Open submission for Plasma in Agriculture Topic

The Plasma Chemistry group's leader Ricardo Molina, acting as topic editor in MDPI publisher, welcomes authors to submit their articles to plasma in agriculture topic. Non-thermal plasma (NTP) technology has increasingly been explored in…

DNA probes for the fast detection of SARS-CoV2 and influenza virus

Scientists from the Institute of Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia of the CSIC, the University of Barcelona and CIBER network laboratory have developed DNA probes for the fast detection of respiratory disease viruses, including SARS-CoV2 and influenza.…

Intergenerational CRENCO project visits IDAEA and IQAC laboratories

Today, the Institut Francesc Macià and the Casal de Gent Gran Gavarra Cornellà de Llobregat visited IDAEA and IQAC laboratories within the framework of CRENCO project. CRENCO is a non-profit project that aims to create an intergenerational…

I Interdisciplinary Workshop on Biology, Biomedicine and Chemistry

On 3rd February, the I Interdisciplinary Workshop on Biology, Biomedicine and Chemistry was held, organized by the Molecular Biology Institute of Barcelona, the Institute of Biomedical Research of Barcelona and the Institute of Advaced Chemistry…

Gender Equality Committee analyzes IQAC publications disaggregated by gender

Fernando del Blanco, responsible of the CID-CSIC library, with the collaboration of Luis Dorado, from the Unit of Scientific Information Resources for Research (URICI), has conducted a retrospective analysis, since 2007, of IQAC-CSIC publications…

Gemma Fabriàs participates in the 11F WINS CSIC Campaing

The researcher Dr. Gemma Fabriàs, from the RUBAM group, participates in the 11F Women in Science CSIC Campaing in the frame of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, where she will give an online talk to secundary-school students. By…

IQAC celebrates the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

The Institute for Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia (IQAC-CSIC) celebrates the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, dated on February 11th by the United Nations, to promote full and equal access to participation in science for women…