Useful bacteria for agriculture – PGPR

PGPR (Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria) are bacteria that inhabit the rhizosphere and colonize plant roots influencing positively the development of plants. The classification PGPR takes into account all bacteria that are able to improve the growth of...

DARWIN has been granted with the NEOTEC program!

Darwin receives a NEOTEC project to implant the use of the wax worm as a new model for the in vivo screening of probiotics The NEOTEC program aims to support the creation and consolidation of technology-based companies. The most relevant aspect in the...

What is bioremediation?

 Bioremediation is a branch of biotechnology which deals with the use of living organisms such as microbes to remove contaminants, pollutants and toxins from soil and water. It can be used to clean up environmental problems like an oil spill or...

Microbiota functional foods

 In recent years, the study of the human intestinal microbiota has helped to understand how the microorganisms that inhabit our body can affect our state of health. Currently, there are several methods to help stimulate our intestinal microbiota. Surely...

Bioprospecting the solar panel microbiome

This week, one of our latest bioprospecting work, focused on the microbiota that inhabits the surfaces of solar panels, has been published in the international scientific journal Frontiers in Microbiology. This extreme environment is characterized by...