A research project using aggregates recycled fromConstruction and Demolition Waste (CDW) and carbonated water has succeeded in dosing a concrete that sequesters 181% more carbon dioxide than conventional concrete, while improving its mechanical properties. This new technology could be used in the manufacture of non-structural concrete elements, such as paving stones, curbstones, vaults and street furniture.

The European FROOTS project crossbreeds olive tree varieties to achieve genetic improvements to deal with the impact of environmental stresses

A review published in Reviews of Geophysics, featuring participation by the UCO, containsmuch of the knowledge generated about the magnetic and color properties of a mineral that can help to decipher the past climate of Earth and Mars: hematite.

The UCO participates in SMARTINCS, a project for the training of research personnel prepared to incorporate new technologies and materials into the Construction sector

A study on Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome virus analyzes the role of what are known as Viral Transcription Factors, molecules responsible for the differentiation of immune system cells, and concludes that three of these molecules are expressed with greater intensity in the most virulent strains of the pathogen

The study shows a decline in the success of natural childbirth during the first wave of Covid-19 in women who previously hadC-sections, although the research team responsible for the study notes that this difference has declined over time, and that the number of successful pregnancies remains high

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