Notes

ZEALANDIA
A new continent that is almost entirely submerged, proposed by geologists
BIODIVERSITY
Researchers plan to launch a national assessment of ecosystem services
AGRICULTURE
Polymer-coated urea loses less nitrogen
UK RESEARCH AND INNOVATION
Mark Walport to head new science and technology funding agency
FAPESP PRESIDENT
Goldemberg named Professor Emeritus of USP
EPIDEMIOLOGY
Gastroenteritis may have contributed to the decline of the Aztec empire
VIRGO
European gravitational wave detector is not yet operational
ENVIRONMENT
Anthropogenic pollution reaches into the deepest regions of the ocean
MEDICINE
India ink mixed with gelatin generates 3-D image of blood vessels
ASTRONOMY
Seven exoplanets in the orbit of the TRAPPIST-1 star
ETHOLOGY
Capuchin monkeys have special technique to break open cashew nuts
PHYSICS
SMASH model proposes six new particles for explaining the Universe
GENETICS
Mutation that facilitated adaptation to a fatty diet is found in Native...
EPIDEMIOLOGY
Virus behind yellow fever outbreak in São Paulo probably came from Amazonia
FUNDING
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation supports open access
MPG
Society to investigate crimes committed by its scientists in Nazism
NANOTECHNOLOGY
Nanostructured materials are tested in the restoration of church
ASTRONOMY
Researchers calculate a new value for the Hubble constant
MEDICINE
A study suggests that getting more sleep can be good for the defense system
CHEMISTRY
Embrapa-designed handheld device captures plant volatiles
CANCER
The mortality rate for cancer fell 20.1% in the US over a 35-year period
ÁLVARO ALBERTO PRIZE 2017
Samuel Goldenberg has won in the category Life Sciences
CLIMATE CHANGES
Early Trump Administration plans make no mention of renewable energy
MUSIC
Perfect pitch can be developed
COMMUNICATION
Exaggerations in science coverage
COMMUNICATION
Nature launches five journals
TECHNOLOGY
Hydrogel robots can carry out tasks in water
NEUROSCIENCE
Research investigates whether human companionship reduces stress in dogs
ECOLOGY
Amazonian manatee “knows” just when to migrate
MIGRATIONS
About 3.5 trillion insects cross the skies of United Kingdom every year

Anteriores