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Where birds came from

April 30, 2021 5:48 pm Published by

Most species in the tropics emerged in extreme environments, such as deserts and mountains, before establishing themselves in other biomes

Deep heating

April 30, 2021 5:43 pm Published by

Sensors installed up to 4,700 meters below the ocean’s surface record increased temperatures in abyssal regions of the South Atlantic

A system under construction

April 30, 2021 5:29 pm Published by

Despite insufficient investment, Brazil’s universal health care system has improved social indices and has been crucial to fighting the COVID-19 pandemic

Renewed momentum

April 30, 2021 5:19 pm Published by

The São Paulo institute strengthened itself, mobilized competencies, and integrated teams to face the pandemic

Yes to the vaccine

April 30, 2021 4:30 pm Published by

On January 18, FAPESP started the #vacinasim (“yesvaccine”) social media campaign to reinforce public confidence in their safety and effectiveness

Lockdown and the city air

April 30, 2021 4:29 pm Published by

The strict social distancing measures adopted by governments to try to contain the spread of the pandemic have improved air quality in some of the world's major cities

A galaxy destined to fade

April 30, 2021 4:28 pm Published by

Astronomers observed a galaxy ejecting immense quantities of cold gas, enough to form 10,000 new stars the size of the Sun every year

Plasma can desalinate seawater

April 30, 2021 4:28 pm Published by

Experiments demonstrated for the first time the possibility of using plasma to accelerate the formation and precipitation of salt crystals from seawater

Brains shrink to save energy

April 30, 2021 4:27 pm Published by

In adverse conditions, such as when it is cold or food is scarce, the brain of some rodents shrinks in size, helping to conserve energy