- April 3, 2013Dudley Herschbach, winner of the 1986 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, uses parables to illustrate what chemistry can do.
- April 3, 2013Results published in PLoS ONE journal pave the way for treatments that stimulate the metabolism of skin cells and other tissues containing collagen.
- April 3, 2013Report on sustainability should support governments and United Nations-affiliated institutions to make decisions on bioenergy.
- April 3, 2013Philip Campbell participates in conference at FAPESP to speak about access to scientific information and research data today and in the future.
- April 3, 2013Problems such as low wages for workers are closely linked to education in China, says economist Lingxu Zhang, coordinator of a rural education program.
- March 27, 2013While studies of Plasmodium falciparum have been conducted in recent years, researchers warn that there is still little known about Plasmodium vivax, which is responsible for 85% of malaria cases in Brazil
- March 27, 2013Gradual changes by young people in recent years to the Japanese traditional diet pattern means that the country is beginning to exhibit increased childhood-adolescent obesity rates, according to Unicamp researcher.
- March 27, 2013The expansion of sugarcane and soybean cultivation and the replacement of forests by pastureland affect the chemical composition and biodiversity of rivers and lakes, notes USP professor.
- March 27, 2013Lecture about challenges to researchers highlights the little known wealth of the biodiversity of Brazil’s marine environments.
- March 27, 2013Increased knowledge about genes that may increase sugarcane biomass and resistance to hydric stress includes complementary use of other crops established in Brazil.
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.
Fossil vestiges collected in the states of Maranhão, Paraná, and Rio Grande do Sul expand the knowledge regarding the species that inhabited these regions more than 200 million years ago.
Researchers treat severe cases of primary immunodeficiency through transplantation of the small butterfly-shaped organ located near the heart.
The number of people who consume alcohol once a week or more increased 20% in the last six years. The growth was highest among women.
Study revisits the contributions of French anthropologists Pierre and Hélène Clastres on the Tupi-Guarani tribe, "a challenge for the dominant model of development".
The company I.Systems is the first to be funded by Natura and Banco Itaú’s investment fund.