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New transgenic sugarcane

February 25, 2021 4:18 pm Published by

A São Paulo startup creates genetically modified plant varieties with defenses against sugarcane borers and tolerant to the herbicide glyphosate

Recognized effort

February 25, 2021 3:55 pm Published by

The director of the International Center for Theoretical Physics at UNESP receives award for his leadership role in Latin American physics research

Hidden light

February 25, 2021 3:52 pm Published by

Brazilian group identifies rare light in the upper atmosphere over northeastern Brazil, created by the Moon passing in front of the Sun

Policies for protecting nature

February 25, 2021 3:51 pm Published by

For two decades, the program's biodiversity research has provided a scientific foundation for creating conservation areas and increasing sustainable development in São Paulo

Beyond Manguinhos

February 25, 2021 3:38 pm Published by

FIOCRUZ graduates made significant achievements in public and private institutions in Brazil and abroad

A continuum of challenges

February 25, 2021 3:26 pm Published by

From the bubonic plague to Zika fever, the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation’s 120-year history has been punctuated by a succession of novel diseases and related discoveries

Welcome voices

February 25, 2021 2:18 pm Published by

Pandemic leads to greater communication between doctors, scientists, and the general public

The pandemic detectives

February 25, 2021 2:10 pm Published by

Health professionals use a variety of methods and instruments to follow the trail of the novel coronavirus and to try to contain the epidemic

Back to school?

February 25, 2021 1:48 pm Published by

Obstacles to resuming classroom teaching caused by the worsening pandemic, problems with mass testing, and behavior outside school

Vaccines edge closer

February 25, 2021 1:41 pm Published by

Less than a year after first cases of COVID-19 were confirmed, vaccine candidates in the final stages of development offer promising results

Nasal spray prevents infection in ferrets

February 25, 2021 12:44 pm Published by

A nasal spray tested on ferrets prevented absorption of SARS-CoV-2 and for a period of 24 hours, prevented them from becoming infected with the novel coronavirus when exposed to animals known to be affected by the pathogen

Preexisting antibodies against SARS-CoV-2

February 25, 2021 12:40 pm Published by

Antibodies against other varieties of coronavirus are in some cases capable of recognizing SARS-CoV-2 and providing some degree of protection to those who have not yet contracted the COVID-19 pathogen

Under the female gaze

February 25, 2021 12:36 pm Published by

Males with brightly colored wings attract more females to their territory, as well as more rival males, sparking a fierce competition for mating partners

Signs of life on Venus fade

February 25, 2021 12:33 pm Published by

Venus was the center of attention in September when Jane Greaves of Cardiff University, UK, and her colleagues published a paper in Nature Astronomy on the high concentrations of phosphine gas (PH3) detected in the planet’s atmosphere