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Science

The new pieces of a 115-million-year-old puzzle

UFC researchers have unearthed fossils of a new conifer species in the Araripe basin, in the Cariri region of Ceará. They have also brought to light new evidence about the morphology of a prehistoric shrimp from the Cretaceous period

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Pesquisador analisa dados de poços de petróleo no Laboratório de Interpretação Sísmica da UFC (Foto: Ribamar Neto/UFC)

Ciências

Pesquisa da UFC mapeia como se formaram as rochas geradoras de petróleo na Bacia do Ceará

O que eventos que levaram à extinção de várias espécies na História da Terra têm a ver com a exploração de petróleo e gás nos dias atuais? É o que uma pesquisa realizada na UFC ajuda a entender

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Health

Including Brazil, studies with tilapia skin reach eight countries and involve more than 240 researchers

The successful use of tilapia skin in burn injuries, vaginal reconstruction, and veterinary treatments has drawn the attention of research centers around the world

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Health

UFC-backed tilapia skin research finds applications in dentistry, nutrition, cosmetics and over a dozen other medical specialties

Launched in 2015, studies with tilapia skin have led to the formulation of several products, with other laboratory trials already underway

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Health

300+ burn victims treated with tilapia skin in Ceará since 2016

With no cases of rejection or infection, the data demonstrate the procedure’s success, which also reduces pain for the burn victims, treatment time, and hospital expenses

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Technology

The race for quantum advantage

Through high-speed data processing and storage, one machine is about to revolutionize the world of computing

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