ED. 71 | JANUARY 2002

S&T POLICY

Recipe for good business

Seminar assesses strategies for taking research to the market successfully

Shared management

Task group will assess decentralization of Science e Technology policies

No more secrets with coffee

Consortium will be sequencing this plant's genome

Advanced Work

National Genome Program concludes sequencing of the bacterium

Expanded network

CNPq invests R$ 3 million in the implementation of bio-information technology nucleuses

Tidia on the way up

Advanced Internet program will analyze 123 pre-projects

SCIENCE

Genetic engineering against Xylella

Research defines new strategies for fighting the pest of the orange

Brazilian leadership

Publication of the Agrobacterium genome strengthens Brazilian bio-information technology

Amerindians were Siberians

Study by UFMG uses genetics to unveil an unwritten history of the pre-Colombian peoples

Copal tree against the cowpea weevil

Seeds from the native tree prove fatal for the great scourge of farming

Remote universe lights itself up

Reionization, a phenomenon that put an end to the opaque universe, is proved for the first time

TECHNOLOGY

Efficient, clean and economical

Recent technologies promote recycling, decrease industrial waste, and do not pollute the environment

Health in the blue mantle

Komlux has finalized its Blanket Lux, equipment 88 for the treatment of jaundice, a disease that affects 200,000 babies a year in Brazil

Artificial nose detects gases

Petroleum sector invests in portable sensor for areas of risk

Innovative filter in agriculture

Recycled and ground glass is the base for the compound tested to remove agro-chemical waste

HUMANITIES

The genome of the Brazilian economy

Project creates database to analyze and forecast results of Brazil's insertion into globalization

São Paulo in the middle of the 20th century

Study explores the relationship between society and culture in the metropolis

The discrete artificer of society

Vilmar Faria, who died at the age of 59, was responsible for FHC's public policies

The work of Tomie Ohtake

Project financed by FAPESP counts 1200 of the artist's works, spread all over the country and abroad