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Is the Earth a planet of trash?!

Is the Earth a planet of trash?! it’s a hands-on activity for children from 6-10 years that took place in Lúcio Craveiro da Silva Library on November 24th from 10:00-12:00.  

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Nov
25

From the Natural Environment to the Built Environment – Art and Science in harmony

Cycle of informal talks on Science and Scientific Culture, integrated in the 2030 UN Agenda for Sustainable Development to raise awareness of the world to a more interventionist role in society. More INFO  

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Nov
03

Eyes may reveal cognitive changes in multiple sclerosis patients

A team from the University of Minho including CBMA found that eye movements may reveal cognitive changes in people with multiple sclerosis that may influence the choice of treatments and techniques for tracking the disease. The results were published in the American scientific journal “PeerJ”.  More  

By CBMA | Research
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Oct
01

Help us save the planet from plastics!

Let’s help us to save the planet from plastics!

The Project Bio3Pas intends to use aquatic fungi to degrade plastics. Using fungi from the collection of the Centre of Molecular and Environmental Biology, with a high capacity to break chemical bonds similar to those found in plastics, we hope to achieve a way to help the planet to be free of plastics, minimizing their negative impacts on aquatic fauna, especially birds, turtles, and cetaceans.

By CBMA | Outreach . Research
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Oct
01

Structural and temporal patterns of the first global trading market

A multidisciplinary research coordinated by Jorge Pacheco, a researcher at the Centre for Molecular and Environmental Biology (CBMA), was published in the journal Royal Society Open Science, comparing financial networks with 500 years of difference, following the cash flow (Structural and temporal patterns of the first global trading market). Researchers in History, Physics and Computational […]

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Sep
03

EcoAgriFood project under the spotlight in Porto Canal

Fernanda Cássio, head of CBMA (Center for Molecular and Environmental Biology) and EcoAgriFood coordinator, presented the project in an interview to the program “Mentes que Brilham”  from Porto Canal.

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Jun
11

NewFood Competition Results – Food Valorization

The NewFood competition is a contest to select ideas for innovative projects in Traditional Food Products and to support their introduction to the market. The aim is to create Work Teams and develop Innovation Plans. The projects considered of higher quality will be awarded. Within the FoodValorization contest these were the six Project Ideas selected: […]

By CBMA | Academic . Outreach . Research
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Mar
09

Study published in the renowned journal Nature led by the CBMA researcher Jorge M. Pacheco

CBMA researcher Jorge M. Pacheco published a new study in the renowned journal Nature. Research paper HERE.

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