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An interdisciplinary research group of engineers, biologists and doctors at the University of Granada (UGR) is designing the valves that control the pressure and oxygen flow of the REESpirator23, which is a ventilator model developed by the University of Oviedo that should be used as a last resource.

An international team of researchers, including scientists from the University of Granada, has successfully sequenced a chromosome of the Zebra Finch that is only found in the germline cells, which are generated when the songbirds are reproductively active (that is, producing eggs or sperm).

A study carried out by scientists from the University of Granada (UGR) and published in the journal PLOS ONE has successfully produced a representation of the Sciences according to Wikipedia, thereby showing how this social platform has constructed the knowledge-base via its open and collaborative dissemination model. 

A systematic review of 82 articles and a meta-analysis of 43 articles recently conducted by scientists from the University of Granada show that these types of training have beneficial effects on glycaemic control, physical fitness, and body composition among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).

A new study within the ‘ProyectORCE’ research project—headed by Juan Manuel Jiménez Arenas of the Department of Prehistory and Archaeology at the University of Granada (UGR)—has revealed the complexity of the behaviour and the highly-innovative character of the human groups—hominins, the oldest on the European continent—that once inhabited Orce (Granada).

Researchers from the University of Granada have analysed the brain’s response to domestic and foreign products, using functional magnetic resonance imaging.

The use of Point-of-Care (POC) devices is increasingly widespread for the quick and simple analysis of clinical samples. As the analysis can be performed in situ, there is no need to transport the sample to the laboratory. In addition, thanks to the characteristics of such devices, the analysis can be performed by whoever needs to monitor the clinical parameter in question—be they specialist personnel or the users themselves.

Scientists from the University of Granada and São Paulo State University (Brazil) are studying the role of caffeine and trigonellin compounds, as well as that of chlorogenic acid, on cancerous stem cells.

A study conducted by a multidisciplinary team of scientists from the University of Granada and the Virgen de las Nieves Hospital in Granada has analysed the psychological distress (stress, anxiety, depression) experienced by mothers and fathers of babies considered small for their gestational age (SGA).

A researcher from the University of Granada has participated in an international study that successfully identified—from a virtual library of over 300,000 materials classified as metal–organic frameworks—an optimal material for capturing CO2. The work was recently published in the prestigious journal Nature.