Profile: Emilio Moran | 23.01.2017


As head of a Project on the impacts of Belo Monte hydroelectric power plant’s construction, anthropologist Emilio Moran speaks on Amazonia deforestation since the 1970’s. He also comments on the invitation to join the National Science Board (NSB), which sets strategies for the National Science Foundation (NSF), United States’ main research support agency.

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Brachycephalus froglets, from the Atlantic Forest, don't hear their own calls
Transgenic sugarcane is resistant to its main pest
Balloons can help bring connectivity and vigilance to remote areas
Experiment reproduces phenomenon which may occur near black holes
The challenges in diagnosing and treating genetic sexual disorders
The importance of communication to bring science closer to the public
How fungi use chemistry to shine in the darkness of the forest
3D cell cultures help further understanding on organs and tissues
A survey shows the impact of scientific production in São Paulo State
Neural pathways from the amygdala control predators' aggressive behavior
The attempt to identify missing persons from remains from a clandestine grave
Technique offers a reward every time a drug addict displays desirable behavior
Researchers study how Xylella fastidiosa bacteria assemble into biofilms
Pathologist comments on São Paulo's effects on its residents' life quality
A team of researchers work on an archaeological site at Lapa do Santo