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Drawn to nature

August 20, 2021 12:42 pm Published by

Cecília Tomasi, an illustrator who worked at the São Paulo Botanical Institute for 30 years, has dedicated her career to depicting Brazilian flora

A helping hand

August 20, 2021 12:42 pm Published by

Mentoring programs encourage participants to share their experience and offer guidance to students and early-career professionals

A man of ideas

August 20, 2021 12:36 pm Published by

Sérgio Mascarenhas worked in a wide range of fields and helped to found important research institutes and startups in Brazil

A statistical brain

August 20, 2021 12:25 pm Published by

Experiment involving structured sequences of sounds and silences corroborates long-held conjecture that the brain uses probabilistic models to anticipate events

Star fossil

August 20, 2021 12:24 pm Published by

New survey of celestial bodies finds rare and ancient star over 10 billion years old

A virtuous cycle

August 20, 2021 12:20 pm Published by

Demographic censuses have offered insight into Brazilian society and fueled research in academia

Warning from the deep

August 20, 2021 12:19 pm Published by

Monitoring the novel coronavirus in sewage systems improves epidemiological surveillance in Brazilian cities

Hybrid coronavirus antibodies

August 20, 2021 12:17 pm Published by

A promising strategy for preventing and treating the novel coronavirus has been successfully tested in mice by researchers at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, USA

Changes in alcohol consumption

August 20, 2021 12:16 pm Published by

Self isolation and social distancing seem to be changing the way alcohol is consumed in Latin America and the Caribbean, with a fall in the number of people drinking