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Jul
11

ArNet team at the Ocean Conference 2022

The ARNET associated laboratory (Aquatic Research NETwork) was present at the UN Ocean Conference 2022. ARNET is led by MARE, and includes the CBMA and the Center for Marine and Environmental Research (CIMA) at the University of Algarve.
By CBMA Andreia Pacheco | Outreach
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Jun
29

EU tends to support attractive plants and this may affect biodiversity

An international study with Ronaldo Sousa reveals that the LIFE Program, since 1992, has tended to value plants from more northern latitudes, with a wide distribution and with blue or purple flowers. A situation that can affect biodiversity.
By CBMA Andreia Pacheco | Research
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Jan
19

90 Segundos de Ciência – Bruno Castro

“90 Seconds of Science” is a portuguese Podcast from radio Antena 1 that gives voice to Portuguese researchers.

By CBMA Andreia Pacheco | Outreach
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Nov
26

CBMA has two scientists among the world’s most influential of 2021

Jorge Pacheco and Ronaldo Sousa are among the world's most influential scientists of 2021. Stanford University has recently released an update of the list that represents the top 2 per cent of the most-cited scientists in various disciplines. This list includes 190,000 scientists, 703 of them in Portugal and 53 at the University of Minho. [...]
By CBMA Andreia Pacheco | Outreach . Research
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Nov
08

Study coordinated by the CBMA finds solution to mitigate Alzheimer’s progression

A study coordinated by the CBMA has discovered an effective method of delivering drugs to the brain that may slow the progression and symptoms of diseases like Alzheimer. Scientists have developed a non-toxic transporter with the proper size to cross the blood-brain barrier, which protects the brain from harmful substances in the blood and stops [...]
By CBMA Andreia Pacheco | Outreach . Research
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Sep
28

CBMA joined the European Researchers Night

CBMA joined the European Researchers Night (NEI (PT)) with several outreach activities. About 1,200 people attended the Altice Forum Braga last Friday for the 2021 edition of the European Researchers' Night, an initiative of the School of Sciences of the University of Minho (ECUM), with support from the International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory (INL). “The importance [...]
By CBMA Andreia Pacheco | Outreach
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Sep
20

CBMA joined the Ecology Day

CBMA joined the Ecology Day (September 14th) developing several activities in different parts of Minho region. The aim was to draw attention to threats to biodiversity and to some possible paths towards biosustainability. Participants had the opportunity to get in close contact with CBMA researchers and their routines, in the laboratory or in the field, [...]
By CBMA Andreia Pacheco | Outreach
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Sep
14

Janine Silva was awarded with the best student oral presentation prize at Euromal 2021

The congress had more than 450 participants and brings together experts from different areas and includes the main topics related to current research in malacology (study of molluscs).

By CBMA Andreia Pacheco | Research
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