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The water people

January 21, 2020 2:45 pm Published by

For 1,000 years, indigenous people in South America lived in stilt-house villages in the lowlands of present-day Maranhão

Global health in motion

January 21, 2020 2:45 pm Published by

A multidisciplinary team reviews the scientific evidence and challenges stereotypes regarding health and migration

More than just motors

January 21, 2020 2:44 pm Published by

With an extensive and diversified product portfolio, Brazilian-based WEG supplied electromagnets for the Sirius synchrotron light project in Brazil

Winds of change

January 21, 2020 2:44 pm Published by

Brazilian wind power could provide three times more energy than all other electricity sources put together; it currently supplies 22 million homes

The hidden strokes of Portinari

January 21, 2020 2:42 pm Published by

Tests show how the artist produced his artwork and may be useful in confirming the author of a piece found in the painter’s former home

How forests are reborn

January 21, 2020 2:41 pm Published by

In dry areas, hardwood trees are the first to naturally regenerate, while the reverse scenario occurs in wet forests

Visible women

January 21, 2020 2:39 pm Published by

Initiatives that aim to increase recognition of female researchers and their contributions to science

Mapping out the roadblocks

January 21, 2020 2:39 pm Published by

A study looks at why Brazilian industry is not very innovative and suggests that academic publishing and patent counts are two sides of the same coin

Daniel Kennefick: The importance of Sobral

January 21, 2020 2:31 pm Published by

An astrophysicist and science historian reports that without the observation of the eclipse in the city of Ceará, the experimental results of 1919 would probably have been inconclusive