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The water people

January 21, 2020 2:45 pm Published by

For 1,000 years, indigenous people in South America lived in stilt-house villages in the lowlands of present-day Maranhão

Global health in motion

January 21, 2020 2:45 pm Published by

A multidisciplinary team reviews the scientific evidence and challenges stereotypes regarding health and migration

More than just motors

January 21, 2020 2:44 pm Published by

With an extensive and diversified product portfolio, Brazilian-based WEG supplied electromagnets for the Sirius synchrotron light project in Brazil

Winds of change

January 21, 2020 2:44 pm Published by

Brazilian wind power could provide three times more energy than all other electricity sources put together; it currently supplies 22 million homes

The hidden strokes of Portinari

January 21, 2020 2:42 pm Published by

Tests show how the artist produced his artwork and may be useful in confirming the author of a piece found in the painter’s former home

How forests are reborn

January 21, 2020 2:41 pm Published by

In dry areas, hardwood trees are the first to naturally regenerate, while the reverse scenario occurs in wet forests

Visible women

January 21, 2020 2:39 pm Published by

Initiatives that aim to increase recognition of female researchers and their contributions to science

Mapping out the roadblocks

January 21, 2020 2:39 pm Published by

A study looks at why Brazilian industry is not very innovative and suggests that academic publishing and patent counts are two sides of the same coin

Daniel Kennefick: The importance of Sobral

January 21, 2020 2:31 pm Published by

An astrophysicist and science historian reports that without the observation of the eclipse in the city of Ceará, the experimental results of 1919 would probably have been inconclusive

When light bent

January 21, 2020 2:31 pm Published by

Observations of the 1919 solar eclipse from Brazil and Africa provided the first experimental proof of Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity