Descobert el mecanisme d'adhesi?a les c鑜穕ules humanes de Mycoplasma genitalium

Mycoplasma genitalium's Cell Adhesion Mechanism Revealed

Researchers from the IBB-UAB and the IBMB-CSIC and  have discovered the mechanism by which the bacterium Mycoplasma genitalium (Mgen) adheres to human cells. Mgen is a sexually transmitted bacterium responsible for several genitourinary disorders. The discovery opens the door to defining new therapeutic strategies to fight this pathogen which is becoming more and more resistant to antibiotics. Read more


Pilot programme to reuse wine bottles in Catalonia

The pilot programme is already under way and aims to demonstrate the feasibility of a sustainable collection, cleaning and reuse system of wine bottles from Catalonia's wine industry. The reWINE project, coordinated by the UAB Research Park, includes four wine cellars, 50 restaurants and over a dozen of stores from around Catalonia. Read more


Job insecurity among young adults continues to grow

A recently published study by the UAB Centre for Demographic Studies calculates for the first time the years in which young adults aged 30 to 39 in Spain have lived in precarious conditions, comparing the results with 22 other generations. The research concludes that the number of years young adults in Spain have lived with precarious job conditions has not stopped growing in the past 30 years. Read more


New book on Human Evolution by Jeroen van den Bergh

Human Evolution Beyond Biology and Culture: Evolutionary Social, Environmental and Policy Sciences is a new book written by ICREA Research Professor Jeroen van den Bergh at ICTA-UAB. It offers a complete account of evolutionary thinking in the social, environmental and policy sciences, while creating bridges with biology.

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