Research

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).

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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: […]

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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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Sep
08

Genetic study opens debate on Aryan migration to India

Pedro Soares has published a genetic study that is "igniting" the debate on the Aryan migration to India. The researcher explains the study and the controversy in this report.
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Jun
30

Fungicides are unbalancing aquatic ecosystems

Bruno Castro, from the Center for Molecular and Environmental Biology (CBMA), is investigating the impact of pesticides on reservoirs and lakes.

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Feb
22

Bakeries all over the world use enzyme studied in Portugal

It helps to strengthen the bread dough, manking it bigger and softer for longer. It is called xylanase and is an enzyme that comes from a bacterium found in Antarctica.

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Jun
03

Cooperative Study on Prevention and Treatment of Neurological Disorders by Medicinal Plants

On July 12 and 13 we had a visit from an official Chinese delegation at the University of Minho, related to the SINO-PT Project, “The Cooperative Study on Prevention and Treatment of Neurological Disorders by Medicinal Plants”, jointly funded by FCT and MOST (Ministry of Science and Technology of China).

This visit included an elite Chinese group, including representatives of Southwest Medical University (SWMU, Sichuan, China), from the Chinese Ministry of Health, as well as a large representation of the Chengdu Federation of Industry and Commerce which included several companies from the Sichuan province.

During the visit, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between UMinho and SWMU, and the “SINO-PT Research Center for Medicinal and Food Plant Resources” was inaugurated at IB-S. At this ceremony were present, among others, Professor Rui Vieira de Castro (Rector of UMinho), Dr. Ricardo Rio (Mayor of Braga), Professor Manuela Corte-Real (President of ECUM), Dr. Wang Lei (representing the Chinese Embassy), Professor Yanzheng He (President of SWMU) and Dr .Shen (Director General of Sichuan province).

The ?SINO-PT Research Center for medicinal and food plant resources? intends to be an international cooperation Center, devoted to food and herbal medicine R&D, product and registration, Chinese herbal medicine planting, joint postgraduate training, and talent Exchange.

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