Brazilian Centre for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Instruct-ERIC

CNPEM is a non-profit organization, funded by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovations (MCTI) to operate four  laboratories: Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS)/Sirius, Brazilian Biosciences National Laboratory  (LNBio),Brazilian Nanotechnology National Laboratory (LNNano) and Brazilian Biorenewables National Laboratory (LNBR). This partnership becomes the 11th MOU that Instruct-ERIC holds with a global structural biology facility, and…

Monoatomic nanowire is obtained from ceramic material by CNPEM researchers

Paper published in the journal Physical Review Letters highlights how state-of-the-art electron microscopy and computer simulations revealed unprecedented properties of zirconium dioxide The development of new technologies – whether faster and more efficient electronic devices, better catalysts for the chemical industry or alternative energy sources – increasingly depends on the detailed understanding of the behavior…

CNPEM develops new material with high efficiency for use in green hydrogen production

Discovery, which combines low-cost and abundant materials, begins to be incorporated into prototype solar reactor for artificial photosynthesis Researchers from the Brazilian Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM), organization under supervision of the Brazilian Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovations (MCTI) have just published a paper in the Journal of Materials Chemistry A,…

Call for Proposals for Cryo-EM Facility at the LNNano Structural Biology and Ultrastructure

The Brazilian Nanotechnology National Laboratory (LNNano) announces the call for research proposals for the cryo-EM facility for Ultrastructure and Structural Biology projects. Samples typically analyzed for these proposals: protein complexes; protein and nucleic acids complexes; virus and cells.   All research proposals should go through in the SAU Online: https://sauonline.cnpem.br/duo/   If it is your first…

New Microfluidic Device for In Situ Analysis with Synchrotron Light

Communications Office, April 11th, 2022 Paper presents microfabrication and characterization of a multifunctional device suitable for the combination of X-ray analytical techniques Sirius, the synchrotron light source of the Brazilian Center for Research in Energy and Materials, organization under the supervision of the Brazilian Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MCTI), is one of the…

Wearable sensor deepens monitoring conditions of soybean and sugarcane crops

Communications Office March 22nd, 2022   A prototype developed at the National Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM) used sophisticated resources to assess device efficiency    Wearable sensors (wearables) are increasingly present in the lives of people who use electronic devices to monitor heart rate during physical activities, sleep quality, among many other…

Call for Proposals for the Electron Microscopy Facilities at the LNNano

To all researchers conducting Materials Science and Structural Biology research and require electron microscopy techniques, the Brazilian Nanotechnology National Laboratory (LNNano) announces the call for research proposals to their electron microscopy facilities.   This time all research proposals should go through in our new system SAU Online: https://sauonline.cnpem.br/duo/ If it is your first time using…

CNPEM researchers win a Chan Zuckerberg Initiative grant to improve LNNanos’s CRYO-EM facility.

    A prestigious Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) grant for improving the access to cryo-EM methodologies in Latin America was awarded to Brazilian Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM) Researchers Marin van Heel and Rodrigo Portugal, and was announced on the 15th of November 2021. The awardees of the grant “Expanding Latin American…

Estudo elucida a estrutura completa do vírus Mayaro

por Agência FAPESP em 26/05/2021 Repercussão: Viva Bem UOL Agência FAPESP* – Pesquisadores do Centro Nacional de Pesquisa em Energia e Materiais (CNPEM) elucidaram a estrutura molecular completa do vírus Mayaro, que pode ser transmitido para humanos por meio de mosquitos e causar sintomas como dor de cabeça, febre alta e dores nas articulações. Os…