Mar. 7, 2013
Researchers have mapped the transcriptome of the olive tree, a step that is hoped to improve efficiency and reduce cost of olive breeding.
Mar. 5, 2013
Researchers at the University of Jaén have developed software to improve the evaluation and classification of extra virgin olive oils.
Jan. 16, 2013
An ultrasound treatment can prevent the harmless but unsightly crystallization that occurs when olive oil is kept cold.
Jan. 15, 2013
A new olive oil derived substance could be used to coat buildings such as York Minster and other limestone constructions and act to protect the structure from pollutants, while still allowing the stone to "breathe."
Dec. 10, 2012
Biosensors that appear to offer a cheap and fast way to detect insecticide residues in olive oil have been developed by a team of French and Moroccan scientists.
Nov. 19, 2012
A new olive tree nursery project in Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and Egypt is designed to increase productivity and quality.
Nov. 8, 2012
The health benefits of a specific olive oil could be easier to assess with a new Greek system to measure the content of key compounds.
Nov. 7, 2012
Olive oil expert and two Michelin-starred chef Paco Roncero has created a cutting edge new workshop for developing culinary ideas.
Oct. 25, 2012
New research suggests that a high intake of olive oil and other monounsaturated fats may protect the skin against sun-related aging.
Jul. 23, 2012
Research has led to the development of a new molecule from hydroxytyrosol, a potent antioxidant found in olives, to reduce risk of HIV virus transmission.
Jun. 20, 2012
The product follows a study that found that the fatty acids present in extra virgin olive oil encourage regeneration of the skin, while increasing its hydration, elasticity and strength.
May. 24, 2012
Olive pomace has been used to synthesize powerful antioxidant molecules with a potential application in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease.