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Students of the “Go Green” School of Moura involved in an international environmental project

Students of the “Go Green” School of Moura involved in an international environmental project

It is called “Go green with your smart future”, and is the most recent project carried out by the 8th A and D classes, by the teacher Susana Laureano of the discipline of Natural Sciences and by several teachers of the Escola de Moura, in collaboration with schools in Turkey, Croatia and Poland. Much more …

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Portuguese at the forefront of the search for a cure for breast cancer

Portuguese at the forefront of the search for a cure for breast cancer

Who is the Portuguese leader in innovative research looking for a cure for breast cancer Sandra Tavares is in charge of the project which has discovered a protein that allows predicting the effectiveness of chemotherapy. Great discoveries for medicine. Born in Espinho, 35-year-old Sandra Tavares leads the project development team that has discovered a protein …

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The experience of the University of Coimbra goes into space on the hitchhiking of ESA’s first reusable vehicle – Ciência

The experience of the University of Coimbra goes into space on the hitchhiking of ESA’s first reusable vehicle – Ciência

The TGF Monitor scientific experiment, led by the University of Coimbra (UC), has just been selected to go into space aboard the Space Rider, the first reusable spacecraft of the European Space Agency (ESA). Featured in the experiment is a gamma-ray pixelated cadmium telluride (CdTe) detection system with polarimetric capabilities. As Rui Curado Silva, professor …

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What are the benefits of sending living organisms to space?  – USP Newspaper

What are the benefits of sending living organisms to space? – USP Newspaper

In this episode we speak with Amâncio Santos Friaça, professor at the USP Institute of Astronomy, Geophysics and Atmospheric Sciences (IAG). In addition to being an astrophysicist, he is a specialist in Cosmology and Astrobiology. By Denis Pacheco USP Newspaper USP Science Highlight # 28: What Are the Benefits of Sending Living Organisms to Space? …

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The documentary shot in Coimbra on the reception of refugees is premiered in Lisbon

The documentary shot in Coimbra on the reception of refugees is premiered in Lisbon

A documentary on the reception and integration of refugees, shot in Coimbra and co-produced by the University (UC) and the Propella cooperative, will be premiered on Friday, in Lisbon, at the Festival Política. Directed by Pedro Cruz and João Doce, and titled “My heart is there, my body is here” [O meu coração está lá, …

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The University of the Algarve contributes to sustainable and inclusive tourism

The University of the Algarve contributes to sustainable and inclusive tourism

Starting from the idea that climate change, the pandemic crisis and geopolitical conflicts have increased the perception that we live in times of uncertainty and turmoil with evident impacts on tourism, the SuSTowns project now presents the results obtained in the survey. What factors currently influence a tourist destination? What measures should be taken to …

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The former secretary of the MT is arrested while working against the international drug trafficking

The former secretary of the MT is arrested while working against the international drug trafficking

The federal police investigate the scheme that involved the transport of cocaine inside the fuselage of executive jets. The warrants are carried out in Brazil and Portugal Former Secretary for Science, Technology and Innovation of Mato Grosso, Nilton Borges Borgatto (PSD) was arrested this morning (19) by the Federal Police on charges of participating in …

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Portuguese team that found new dicynodont species in Mozambique |  paleontology

Portuguese team that found new dicynodont species in Mozambique | paleontology

Portuguese paleontologist Ricardo Araújo is part of an international team that has found fossils of Dicinodon angielczykia mammalian ancestor, according to a now published scientific article. “Until now its presence was known only in Tanzania, but now we are starting to expand its distribution and this is the first time we have discovered this species …

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What do we know about dolphins visiting the Tagus estuary?  – Here I’m

What do we know about dolphins visiting the Tagus estuary? – Here I’m

The project for the Observatório Golfinhos no Tejo, officially presented today, is installed at the Maritime Traffic and Safety Coordination and Control Center of the Port of Lisbon (VTS Tower), in Algés, in the municipality of Oeiras, district of Lisbon, a privileged place to detect dolphins visiting the estuary. The views, which began in March …

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