- August 1, 2012Scientists participating in experiments at LHC announce discovery of a new subatomic particle that could be the Higgs boson particle, ending a half-century quest.
- August 1, 2012Researchers in Brazil reveal how four schools adopted a Spanish concept and became examples of respectful coexistence and quality education.
- July 25, 2012A study conducted in 11 Brazilian capitals revealed that more than 70% of the 4,025 interviewees were spanked when children. For 20% of them, physical punishment occurred regularly – at least once a week or more.
- July 25, 2012Researcher evaluates patients with tumors in their mouth and throats and finds that HPV cases have increased but have lower mortality.
- July 25, 2012Study presents models that can be used to evaluate the appropriate drugs for pathologies of the nervous system.
- July 25, 2012USP historian makes the above assertion in a study on the first stage of Japanese immigration to Brazil, which covers the process of cultural integration.
- July 25, 2012Doing research is not enough, being a good scientist means knowing how to write scientific articles, says Carl Webster, editor of World Aquaculture Magazine
- July 18, 2012Over 16% of the researchers and employees that work in vivariums and laboratories develop allergies to the proteins that are shed in the urine, saliva or fur of the laboratory animals. Although their constant exposure to these allergens places these workers at risk of developing illnesses such as asthma, only 19.4% of workers routinely use protective masks.
- July 18, 2012Study will make it possible to identify areas with more microorganisms that help sugarcane develop better or resist disease
- July 18, 2012Tool developed by computer engineers facilitates tactical preparation, simulations and play analysis through video imagery
FAPESP announced the 17 new Research, Innovation and Dissemination Centers selected for funding for a period of up to eleven years. Total funding will be more than US$ 680 million.
Brazilian researchers announced the detection in an article published in The Astrophysical Journal.
The results indicate major genetic variation and simultaneous circulation of different strains, which increases the risk of epidemics and makes the creation of vaccines more difficult.
Diuron could cause bladder cancer in animals even at doses five times lower than expected.
A groundbreaking course aims to create an internationally competitive program for professional training for companies, the government and universities.
Protein binds to existing sugars on the surface of defense cells and stimulates the production of substances that combat pathogens.
The filaments of electron-irradiated silver may have important applications in areas such as the food industry.
The discovery of the action mechanism of ARHGAP21 in cellular adhesion and migration processes could contribute to the development of techniques that halt the propagation of carcinogenic cells.
Biomimetics can help overcome global challenges and make companies and cities more sustainable, affirms biologist Janine Benyus.
Priority areas related to the impacts of environmental and climate change in habitats deserve more investigation.