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Biological Hydrogen and Energy Production from Sewage

Researchers from the Department of Chemical Engineering at the UAB have managed to produce electrical energy and hydrogen efficiently from the sewage treatment process. The proposed system, published in Water Research, uses bacteria which consume organic matter and...

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Production of Toxin-Free Bacterial Amyloid

Inclusion bodies or amyloids are nanostructured protein aggregates produced inside a cell, frequent in certain bacteria, and with interesting biomedical applications such as drug protein delivery. Until now, the use of inclusion bodies was limited by the presence of own toxins from the...

Yellow Sugarcane Aphid Detected in Spain

The yellow sugarcane aphid feeds on plants of the family of grasses. Researchers from the UAB and CREAF and from the University of León have discovered this species in Tarragona and Girona, which probably arrived from Northen Africa. Up to now it is unknown to what extent the aphid...