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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...

WATER, A PRECIOUS GOOD

WATER, A PRECIOUS GOOD

On the occasion of the event, activities will be proposed to raise awareness, disseminate and encourage the use of eco-friendly strategies and habits, with a view to recycling and sustainability for the respect, protection and restoration of environment and the seas....