- October 3, 2012This special edition, the first dedicated to a single country, includes articles by 16 Brazilian researchers on topics ranging from cancer, agricultural pests, milk quality and biodiversity.
- October 3, 2012Making data available in an accessible and intelligent manner is one of modern science’s greatest challenges, says a scientific consultant to the Royal Society.
- September 26, 2012The Foundation offers opportunities with the InterAmerican Network of Academies of Sciences for young Latin American researchers and will launch a program to attract scientists from around the globe
- September 26, 2012People with relatives who have had a melanoma have a 30 times greater risk of developing the disease and require continuous monitoring, warned doctors during the World Congress on Cancers of the Skin.
- September 26, 2012A study of the evolutionary process of diversification of marine organisms reinforces the geological theory that 10 million years ago an ocean extended across the continent from the Caribbean to Uruguay, covering the entire Amazon basin.
- September 26, 2012Socioeconomic and cultural factors increase the vulnerabilities of the female sex to disasters caused by extreme climate events, says Mexican researcher and IPCC member.
- September 26, 2012Difficulties found in the business sector are even greater in the technological segment; in large companies, the problem is regulatory uncertainty, says researcher.
- September 19, 2012A device developed by researchers in São Paulo is approximately four times less expensive than imported equipment and can make electroretinography more accessible
- September 19, 2012A study conducted at the CEBIMAR Marine Biology Center is published in PLoS One and describes new invertebrate species along the Brazilian coast
- September 19, 2012The evolution of microorganisms comprises 85% of biological history, according to Andrew Knoll during the São Paulo School of Advanced Sciences on Evolution
Project seeks to promote synthesis, characterization and utilization of the "wonder material of the 21st century", which can be used to make everything from cell phones to airplanes.
Inoculation developed by researchers proves safe and induces production of antibodies against Streptococcus pyogenes bacteria in animal trials.
Controlled burning reduces the risk of accidental fires and could help to protect the biodiversity of the Cerrado, affirms researcher.
Goal is to understand the significance of the presence of this emerging virus, which is found in half of children with tonsillar hypertrophy.
Sexual discipline and whitening of the population were the guidelines of the conservative modernization promoted by the elite, affirms study.
Scientists prove that it is possible to transform the adult cells of carriers of the genetic mutation that causes the disease into pluripotent stem cells. The objective is to induce differentiation in blood stem cells for transplantation.
A pioneer in research on malaria, Ruth Nussenzweig of New York University will also return to research in Brazil with FAPESP funding, along with her husband Victor.
Study finds that irrigation by aspersion, coupled with rain, raised the productivity of dryland crops to levels similar to those of flooded plants.
Six species, including Rhizophora mangle, show promising efficacy against conditions such as ulcers, inflammation and diabetes
Developed by a FAPESP-funded company, the instrument makes it easier for visually impaired people to read and write.