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The discovery of insulin

May 27, 2021 3:54 pm Published by

The purification and pharmaceutical formulation of the hormone insulin, beginning 100 years ago, and its production in Brazil half a century ago, brought diabetes under control

Overseas connections

May 27, 2021 3:46 pm Published by

Researchers investigate the production and dissemination of knowledge during the Portuguese Empire, and their ambiguous power relationships with the colonies

Crafting healthcare policy

May 27, 2021 3:38 pm Published by

Since the 1970s, researchers and other actors have worked to integrate government, science, and the economy in the health-industry complex

Coral nurseries

May 27, 2021 3:33 pm Published by

Mobile cultivation of damaged coral in precast frames is a promising technology for rehabilitating reefs

Hidden losses

May 27, 2021 3:30 pm Published by

The size of the Atlantic Forest has remained almost stable for 30 years, but old forest is losing ground to newer formations with lower biodiversity and carbon stock

New light conversion

May 27, 2021 3:29 pm Published by

Miniaturization on a microchip that transforms a type of electromagnetic radiation into two distinct frequencies could reduce the size of laser devices

Made to order

May 27, 2021 3:27 pm Published by

Artificial intelligence system determines glass formulation based on the desired characteristics

Complex choices

May 27, 2021 3:13 pm Published by

Bioethics committees have become increasingly important in solving dilemmas brought about by the pandemic, but few hospitals have them

A town turned laboratory

May 27, 2021 2:59 pm Published by

Epidemiological studies, such as the one led in the town of Serrana, São Paulo, should provide valuable information about the pandemic

The evolution of a virus

May 27, 2021 2:57 pm Published by

Low vaccination rates and lack of control over SARS-CoV-2 circulation is increasing the likelihood that more transmissible and lethal variants will emerge

A mask that inactivates the virus

May 27, 2021 2:53 pm Published by

Hospital Regional da Asa Norte in Brasília began clinical trials of a mask that contains a biocompatible compound capable of inactivating the novel coronavirus

Understand the long-term effects

May 27, 2021 2:44 pm Published by

The US NIH announced a plan to invest US$1.15 billion over the next four years into research on the long-term effects of COVID-19

A powerful fertilizer

May 27, 2021 2:39 pm Published by

Archaeological records of plants and grains suggest that agriculture sustained large human settlements in northern Chile for many centuries was established in 1438

Unfolding the past

May 27, 2021 2:38 pm Published by

Using an X-ray microtomography scanner, an international team of researchers was able to read the contents of a letter from the Renaissance Period without actually opening it