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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

Reclusive and under threat

January 22, 2021 4:58 pm Published by

Deforestation is destroying the habitat of the timid and elusive short-eared dog, the only canid species endemic to the Amazon

Publishers team up to identify altered images

January 22, 2021 4:38 pm Published by

Major publishers of scientific journals worldwide have created a working group to create new standards and promote technologies capable of detecting manipulated or duplicate images in papers

Fast error correction

January 22, 2021 4:38 pm Published by

Scientific papers on the novel coronavirus retracted due to misunderstandings and methodological flaws, most committed in good faith

Graphene-coated microspheres

January 22, 2021 4:36 pm Published by

Light emitted by an optical fiber travels through the center of a glass microsphere and interacts with the graphene that coats its surface

How science helps environmental conservation

January 18, 2021 2:09 pm Published by

Biota-Fapesp program reaches its 20th anniversary lending scientific bases to the creation of nature preservation areas and the search for sustainable development in São Paulo state


December 7, 2020 6:27 pm Published by

From the margins of society to iconic pop culture; study reconstructs the history of tattooing in Brazil

Tools for an equitable society

December 7, 2020 6:26 pm Published by

Economists study how social investment and progressive taxation combat different types of inequality, and how they can be integrated

Homegrown graphene

December 7, 2020 6:23 pm Published by

Graphene production facilities in Brazil’s Southeast and South place the country among the global producers of the high-tech material

Pizza soot

December 7, 2020 6:21 pm Published by

Pizzerias in São Paulo produce the equivalent of 9% of the fine particulate matter emitted by vehicles in the city’s Metropolitan Region