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A bioartificial pancreas was generated in the labs of the University of Coimbra, with the collaboration of i3S researchers Pedro Granja, Cristina Barrias and Bruno Sarmento. The ultimate goal is to provide an insulin shot-free life to diabetes patients.
The Exhibition on art and science “Enhancement Making Sense” will be opened on May 25, between 19 and 20h30, at i3S. The programme includes a debate on the topic of drugs and creativity .
in this paper explore the use of terahertz (THz) spectroscopy as a promising technique for disease screening and especially for early gastric cancer diagnosis.
In this paper we propose a new three-dimensional (3D) in vitro model replicating the intestinal functioning aiming to dissect the stromal-epithelial interactions and evaluate the permeation of insulin, a model drug.
First team of Portuguese students to be selected by the European Space Agency to conduct an experiment in hypergravity tested the effect on tissue regeneration.
See the full text in Observador (only in Portuguese).
Portuguese centenarians are growing 30% per year. By the end of the century, life expectancy will reach 100.
See the full text in Expresso (only in Portuguese).
Pedro Granja and Alexanbdre Quintanilha debate what is human enhancement? How far can we go? Specialists argue that, in 2045, through the convergence of a series of technologies and advances, Man may become immortal. Is it really possible? What is fiction and what is reality?
“Portugal em Direto”, a radio interview about INEB’s 25 years celebrations (in Portuguese).