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Leprosy in wild chimpanzees

February 25, 2021 12:28 pm Published by

Photos taken in 2017 are the first record of wild chimpanzees with lesions indicative of leprosy on their faces and other parts of their bodies

Disappearing journals

February 25, 2021 12:26 pm Published by

Digital open access scientific journals are vanishing from the internet, leaving no indication that their files are being kept in digital libraries or archives

A 10-billion-year-old fossil

February 25, 2021 12:08 pm Published by

In the center of the Milky Way lie the remains of another galaxy that it cannibalized some 10 billion years ago

The advanced brain of a primitive dinosaur

February 25, 2021 12:00 pm Published by

The brain of a well-preserved specimen of Buriolestes schultzi, one of the oldest known dinosaurs, has been reconstructed using computed tomography, suggesting an unusual evolutionary path for one of the most important lineages of this extinct group of reptiles: the sauropods

A retraction with explicit criticism

February 25, 2021 11:48 am Published by

The Brain Research Bulletin announced the retraction of a 2017 article on the effect of the hormone erythropoietin in rats and it decided to clearly explain why

The impact of predatory journals

February 25, 2021 11:46 am Published by

A paper analyzed the impact of 10 marketing journals by counting how many times their articles were cited in other periodicals in the same field

In the eye of a giant

February 25, 2021 11:39 am Published by

Upon entry into operation, the Manacá beamline at the Sirius laboratory was directed at crystals of the 3CL protein, part of the mechanism by which the SARS-CoV-2 virus multiplies

A system against hunger

February 19, 2021 2:21 pm Published by

Social technology developed at EMBRAPA and UFU offers new ways for rural and low-income communities to produce their own food

A poisonous weave

February 19, 2021 2:18 pm Published by

A spider web commonly found in the Americas is composed of toxins that paralyze and help kill prey

International spotlight

February 19, 2021 2:17 pm Published by

Two IMPA mathematicians whose research has been recognized abroad may inspire girls who dream of careers in the exact sciences

Gas from an ancient sea

February 19, 2021 2:15 pm Published by

Methane released by a saline lake may have caused a rise in temperature leading to the diversification of life forms on the planet

A sharper picture

February 19, 2021 2:08 pm Published by

A new survey provides detailed insight into the actors engaged in and funding R&D in São Paulo State

Research impact

February 19, 2021 2:00 pm Published by

New survey confirms positive outcomes from FAPESP programs supporting small businesses, international collaborations, and researcher training