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Technology/Science news & information for Madrid city

AliExpress opens first European store and Madrid goes mad
Tech & Science Mon, Aug 26, 2019

AliExpress opens first European store and Madrid goes mad

HUNDREDS of shoppers spent up to two nights camped outside the first-ever European branch of Chinese technology giant AliExpress before it opened yesterday (Sunday) morning in Madrid, in a bid to be first through the...

Spanish researchers find possible cause of Alzheimer's
Tech & Science Fri, Jul 19, 2019

Spanish researchers find possible cause of Alzheimer's

NEUROSCIENTISTS have discovered a protein in the brain which could be the main cause of Alzheimer's, and which they may one day be able to inhibit in order to slow down or halt the disease. Known as the SFRP1, the...

Madrid launches therapy centre for teen mobile 'addicts'
Tech & Science Tue, Apr 17, 2018

Madrid launches therapy centre for teen mobile...

SPAIN'S first support centre for teenagers addicted to SmartPhones has opened in Madrid and is expected to be able to treat up to 1,200 young patients per year. Internet and mobile phone 'addiction' is...

Madrid 'hackathon': Computer hackers invited to set up council web portal
Tech & Science Mon, Oct 26, 2015

Madrid 'hackathon': Computer hackers invited to set...

AT LEAST 70 hackers have come together in a virtual meeting called by Madrid city council under the hashtag #OpenMad offering ways of setting up a 'safe' website for residents to take part in local government...

Spain takes the lead in organ regeneration
Tech & Science Tue, Nov 2, 2010

Spain takes the lead in organ regeneration

The world's first laboratory for the creation of bioartificial organs using adult stem cells was opened in Spain today. Scientists at the new centre in the Gregorio Marañón hospital in Madrid aim to...

Microsoft present Windows 7
Tech & Science Tue, Sep 22, 2009

Microsoft present Windows 7

The president of Microsoft Spain, María Garaña, presented the company's new operating system, Windows 7, at SIMO, the International ITC Services & Solutions Trade Fair, in Madrid today. Windows 7 opens in...

'Swine flu' diagnosis in eight hours with new test
Tech & Science Mon, Sep 14, 2009

'Swine flu' diagnosis in eight hours with new test

A new quick diagnostic test for the N1H1 flu virus, which provides a result in just eight hours and is designed to detect the virus' possible future mutations, is now available. The kit, developed by Genomica, is...

Spanish mission to Mars
Tech & Science Mon, Jul 27, 2009

Spanish mission to Mars

A MISSION to Mars is due to set off in 2011 with a capsule fired into space to examine climate and atmospheric conditions on the red planet. In conjunction with scientists from Finland and Russia, a team from Madrid’s...

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