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.
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 […]
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.
The exhibition FOTO | GRAFIA da Ciência (Photo | Script of Science), in display at IB-S, presents a set of words, created with researchers day-to-day laboratory material, which correspond to concepts that Science must be imbued.
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.