A hand holding a phone
Tue, 01/21/2020 - 08:47

New technique prevents identity theft in smartphones and tablets

Researchers at the University of Granada (UGR), from the Department of Signal Theory, Telematics and Communications, have designed a new technique based on neural networks that prevents identity theft in the automatic voice recognition systems of electronic devices, such as smartphones or tablets.

Hands holding a smartphone
Tue, 01/14/2020 - 08:47

Scientists design platform to conduct chemical analysis using a smartphone

Scientists from the multidisciplinary research group ECsens of the University of Granada (UGR) have developed and tested a new system that enables a large number of chemical analysis techniques to be performed in situ, using a smartphone. This platform, featured in the prestigious Biosensors & Bioelectronics journal, presents results comparable to those of standard laboratories and has been validated in its measurement of various important compounds, such as glucose and pH.

A group of blind women
Fri, 01/10/2020 - 11:02

New study highlights the importance of physical activity during the early weeks of pregnancy

Researchers from the University of Granada recently published a study in the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, in which they analyse for the first time the link between sedentary time vs. objectively-measured physical activity levels and systemic concentrations of glycaemic, lipid, and inflammatory markers among women in the early stages of pregnancy.