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Fungus genetics

March 17, 2021 4:01 pm Published by

Researcher from the University of São Paulo earns international recognition for his contributions to the field of microbiology

Soil genetics

March 17, 2021 3:57 pm Published by

New mineral mapping technique can help farmers save on farm inputs and minimize environmental impacts

Persistent connection

March 17, 2021 3:55 pm Published by

International team captures unexpected simultaneous creation of star and planet in system continuously sustained by cloud of gas

Better chances with time

March 17, 2021 3:54 pm Published by

The risk of rectal cancer recurrence is less than 5% for patients who have been tumor-free for three years after nonsurgical treatment with radiation therapy and chemotherapy

Tropical trees die sooner

March 17, 2021 3:50 pm Published by

Tropical species have average lifespans of 186 years, while temperate species live for an average 322 years, a study on 438 tree species shows

Pterosaur precursors

March 17, 2021 3:48 pm Published by

A new study suggests that a group of small extinct ground-dwelling vertebrates, called lagerpetids, were the closest relatives of these mysterious winged reptiles

Silvio Meira: A hopeful realist

March 17, 2021 3:42 pm Published by

Creator of one of the most important ecosystems of innovation in the country, the computer scientist discusses the emergence of the digital era in Brazil

An expanding market

March 17, 2021 3:39 pm Published by

In Latin America, remunerated caregiving work accounts for 16% of jobs, with 47 million people working in the area

The economics of caregiving

March 17, 2021 3:38 pm Published by

Increase in population life expectancy and new family arrangements produce higher demand for caregivers and complicate government decision-making

The mutation risk

March 17, 2021 3:35 pm Published by

New strains of SARS-Cov-2, such as the one identified in the United Kingdom in December, could make the pathogen more transmissible and virulent

The era of genetic vaccines

March 17, 2021 3:34 pm Published by

The vaccines from BioNTech/Pfizer and Moderna result from historical investments in messenger RNA technology leading to the creation of new products

Distribution challenges

March 17, 2021 3:34 pm Published by

Governments need to work with pharmaceutical and logistics companies to overcome obstacles to start the SARS-CoV-2 immunization campaign

Unequal access

March 17, 2021 3:32 pm Published by

Even before efficacy data for the vaccine candidates was released, it was clear that there will not be enough supply to immunize the entire global population before the end of next year

Australia gives up on vaccine candidate

March 17, 2021 3:32 pm Published by

A vaccine being developed by the University of Queensland and biotechnology company CSL, both from Australia, is the first of more than 200 candidates to be discarded

Vaccines and sharks

March 17, 2021 3:32 pm Published by

A compound extracted from the livers of sharks is used in five coronavirus vaccine candidates

Sound absorbing wings

March 17, 2021 3:28 pm Published by

Microscopic structures on the scaled wings of two moth species are able to absorb many of the ultrasound waves emitted by bats

Microneedles to treat cancer

March 17, 2021 3:27 pm Published by

A dressing made up of hundreds of microscopic needles that dissolve in the body promises to improve skin cancer treatment with photodynamic therapy