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The child enigma

January 22, 2021 6:23 pm Published by

Researchers are trying to unravel why so few children contract COVID-19 and why some of those who do develop a severe inflammation of the blood vessels

At the atom’s core

January 22, 2021 5:46 pm Published by

Born 100 years ago this year, theoretical physicist Jayme Tiomno studied particle interactions in the atom’s nucleus

Green microbattery

January 22, 2021 5:42 pm Published by

Researchers from USP and Harvard develop a vegetable gelatin prototype for medical applications

Caverns for storing gases

January 22, 2021 5:39 pm Published by

New technology will allow deep-sea storage of the carbon dioxide and methane associated with oil extraction in pre-salt petroleum fields

Biomes under attack

January 22, 2021 5:38 pm Published by

97% of the 12,000 square kilometers of land deforested in Brazil last year was in the Amazon and the Cerrado

Brazil begins testing

January 22, 2021 5:19 pm Published by

To better understand the spreading pandemic, research initiatives aim to increase the scale of COVID-19 diagnoses throughout the country

Natural guests

January 22, 2021 5:15 pm Published by

Abundant viruses contribute to the genetic diversity of life on Earth and may have emerged four times throughout the planet's history

The reality of data

January 22, 2021 5:14 pm Published by

Mapping and systematizing COVID-19 data is crucial to controlling the disease in Brazil

SARS-CoV-2 Tracker

January 22, 2021 5:14 pm Published by

In just two days, a group of Brazilian researchers designed and developed a cell phone application capable of reading the result (positive or negative) of a COVID-19 rapid test

Growing lung cells

January 22, 2021 5:12 pm Published by

São Paulo–based startup TissueLabs has created a platform that mimics the environment of the pulmonary epithelium to allow scientists to study how the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19, affects the lungs

High-resolution moon

January 22, 2021 5:06 pm Published by

Researchers have produced the first detailed digital map of the Moon's entire surface

Gelatin optical fiber

January 22, 2021 5:02 pm Published by

Researchers used agar, a type of gelatin extracted from algae, to develop a biodegradable and biocompatible optical fiber

The bigger the tusk, the better

January 22, 2021 5:01 pm Published by

Biologists measured the tusks of 245 males collected in Greenland from 1983 to 2018 and concluded that the organ may play a role in sexual selection