ED. 109 | MARCH 2005

S&T POLICY

Without secrets

An Alellyx team presents a detailed description of a virus associated with the sudden death disease of citrus fruit trees

Strategic plan

The Innovation Incentive Law wants to make researchers hiring easier

It is getting hot

A book raises the temperature in the fight between those who believe and those who doubt the consequence of man's action on global warming

Consolidated equilibrium

FAPESP closes 2004 with a surplus higher than R$ 98 million and starts off 2005 with financial liquidity of R$ 178. 2 million

Phasing out

SAGe, the new informatics administration system will abolish the use of paper processes at the Foundation

SCIENCE

Taking to the road

When they travel, the elderly stop feeling pain, sleep better and have their memory reactivated

Defined traces

Genes and cultural habits affect the risk of the growth of head and neck tumors

Carbon in drops

Theory sustains the idea that nanotubes form in a process that reminds one of dew production

In the universe of physics

Belita Koiller receives the Woman's Science Award for her work on the behavior of electrons

TECHNOLOGY

Without marks on the antibody

Equipment carried out the diagnosis of breast and prostrate cancers and of leishmaniasis based on antigens

A shorter route

Partnership between Unicamp and Rhodia finds new solutions for the company's industrial processes

Linked to the wiring

Small company innovates and produces current and magnetic field meters

Rubber in the safety barrier

Barriers produced with pieces of tires reduce impact in traffic accidents

HUMANITIES

Terrestrial olympus

By interviewing athletes, a study draws a picture of the image of the Brazilian Olympic Games

Itinerant libertarian

In two volumes, the complete chronicles of Lima Barreto reveals the power of analysis of the author of Policarpo Quaresma

Light at the end of the road

A simulator takes into consideration the personality of drivers in order to control the traffic

Ghostly modernity

Photographs of the Madeira-Mamoré railway are the novelty in the relaunch of the book about the "Railway of Death"