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New UNIFESP dean sworn in

July 20, 2021 12:09 pm Published by

On May 7, obstetrician Nelson Sass and sociologist Raiane Patrícia Severino Assumpção officially took over as dean and vice dean of the Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP) for 2021–2025

Direct funding to Africa

July 20, 2021 12:08 pm Published by

In April, African health experts published an open letter in the journal Nature Medicine, addressed to international funders of studies on health problems in Africa

In the depths of a geyser

July 20, 2021 12:07 pm Published by

For the first time, geoscientists from the University of Utah and Yellowstone National Park, USA, have mapped the interior of the world's most powerful geyser

Writing with the mind

July 20, 2021 12:07 pm Published by

A brain-to-computer interface has allowed a 65-year-old man paralyzed from the neck down to quickly write text on a computer screen by imagining himself writing the letters by hand

Chinese rover on Mars

July 20, 2021 12:02 pm Published by

Without a fanfare, China’s National Space Administration successfully landed its first rover on Mars

A very informative gesture

July 20, 2021 12:02 pm Published by

Mountain gorillas may be communicating with other members of their troop when they rise up on their hind legs and beat their chests with their hands to produce a loud, hollow sound

Population decline in pre-colonial Amazonia

July 20, 2021 12:02 pm Published by

In response to environmental changes, epidemics, or wars, the populational decline of the Amazon region may have started 300 to 600 years before contact with European settlers

Misconduct in the scientific literature

July 20, 2021 11:59 am Published by

A group of researchers searched scientific journal databases for the terms “research ethics” and “research integrity.” The survey aimed to reveal the perspectives of academic literature on cases of misconduct

Vital swamp

July 20, 2021 11:58 am Published by

Although the Amazon is known as a rainforest, it is also home to the largest mangrove in the world

A multifarious critic

July 19, 2021 6:51 pm Published by

Based on a solid philosophical framework, Alfredo Bosi proposed a revision of the literary and cultural history of Brazil

Ivair Gontijo: On Martian time

July 19, 2021 6:44 pm Published by

A Brazilian engineer is one of those responsible for monitoring NASA's robotic jeep Perseverance, as it searches for traces of life on Earth's closest neighbor

Turbulence in the air

July 19, 2021 6:43 pm Published by

Embraer banks on its successful aircraft portfolio and investment in innovation to navigate one of the most difficult chapters in its history

Family ties

July 19, 2021 6:32 pm Published by

Roughly 46,000 years ago, modern human beings ventured into the heart of Europe and interbred with Neanderthals

Whence the money

July 19, 2021 6:23 pm Published by

A new study analyzes scientometric data to track the sources of funding for Brazilian research and assess the level of internationalization