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UTEC signs an agreement with Clínica San Pablo

UTEC signs an agreement with Clínica San Pablo

The Bioengineering Department signed an agreement with the San Pablo Clinic. This will allow collaboration between both institutions on research, RLE development and interdisciplinary projects, […]

Project Lecchain, a candidate for oral vaccine against COVID-19

Project Lecchain, a candidate for oral vaccine against COVID-19

The COVID-19 outbreak has undoubtedly turned the world upside down and exposed all the flaws in our healthcare system. After a year of this pandemic, […]

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The soap that cleans rivers

The soap that cleans rivers

The company Andea with fundings from Fahrenheit DDB and researchers from the company CIRSYS created a soap that they claim will help keep rivers free of pollutants.

Major Technological Breakthrough: AlphaFold, Prediction of 3D Protein Structures Using AI

Major Technological Breakthrough: AlphaFold, Prediction of 3D Protein Structures Using AI

What is the importance of protein folding? The structure of a protein is linked to its function and allows determining its role and therefore, the patterns that govern life. Resolving the structure of a protein can take several years and be highly expensive. Being this information crucial for the development of therapeutic drugs and biological research, protein folding is one of the bottlenecks in scientific research.

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