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GASTRONOMIC TOURISM AS AN AGGREGATING FACTOR OF THE TERRITORIAL IDENTITY

Gastronomic tourism represents an innovation, albeit not more recent, among the various forms of tourism. It finds its origin in the traveler's desire to explore the territories, discover local "flavors" and recipes, and tasting typical food products related to the...

Italy’s duties in the sustainable development of the Mediterranean. The new exclusive economic zone of Italy

Italy is, with its approximately 7,500 kilometres of coastline, the country most involved in policies concerning protection and enrichment of resources of the Mediterranean, a sea of extreme wealth, but also of great fragility for biological balance and biodiversity....

MEDITERRANEAN DIET AND FOOD SAFETY

As a matter of fact, nanometer and micrometer sized plastic particles contaminate mountain areas as well as seabeds. Being typically released from cosmetics and personal care products, and food packaging, micro- and nanoplastics enter the food chain and inevitably end...

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MEDITERRANEAN DIET AND FOOD SAFETY

MEDITERRANEAN DIET AND FOOD SAFETY

As a matter of fact, nanometer and micrometer sized plastic particles contaminate mountain areas as well as seabeds. Being typically released from cosmetics and personal care products, and food packaging, micro- and nanoplastics enter the food chain and inevitably end...

Beer in The Mediterranean Diet

Beer in The Mediterranean Diet

Among the skills provided by ITS Albatros, there is the production of beer. In the literature, there are several scientific works that attest to how these fermented drinks, if consumed in moderation and responsibly by adult consumers, can bring benefits to the health...

Researchers Night across Greece

Researchers Night across Greece

Apart from the Mednight celebration in Mytilini, on the 30th September the European Researcher Night will be celebrated across many more cities in Greece, such as Athens Thessaloniki, Patras, Herakleion and Rethymno, as part of the MARIE project. For more information...

FISH AND MAMMALS: SO FAR AND YET SO CLOSE

FISH AND MAMMALS: SO FAR AND YET SO CLOSE

Fishes are the first vertebrates from which it is possible tracing a common thread that, passing through all classes, reaches humankind. Phylogenetic cell characterization is useful to understand the shape and function of cells. This proposal aims to underline the...

Small size, great interest. Who are the parasites? 

Small size, great interest. Who are the parasites? 

Parasites, like fleas, ticks, and lice that have been considered undesired guests, despite their small size, often cause fear and diseases in the community; becoming, in the last decade, protagonists of TV broadcast such as "Me and my parasites". Each of us, at...

Zebrafish as a model for scientific research

Zebrafish as a model for scientific research

Zebrafish (Danio rerio) is a tropical freshwater fish of the cyprinid family, considered a welle stablished animal model in scientific research for ecotoxicological studies, cardiovascular diseases, and cancer research. During the Mednight day, a stand will be set up...