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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.

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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.

By Ana Geraz | 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 stydy in the renowned journal Nature

By Ana Geraz | Research
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Exhibition Foto | Grafia da Ciência is hosted at IB-S

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.

By Ana Geraz | Outreach
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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.
By Ana Geraz | Research
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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.

By Ana Geraz | Research
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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.

By Ana Geraz | Research
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