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In real time

July 19, 2021 6:17 pm Published by

Academic initiatives are collecting personal accounts of memories and mourning experienced during the pandemic

Education at risk

July 19, 2021 6:10 pm Published by

Prolonged school closings and unequal access to distance learning is causing increased student dropouts and learning-acquisition gaps

Superior immunity

July 19, 2021 5:59 pm Published by

Studies of blood and tissue samples taken before the COVID-19 pandemic may help explain why the disease is more common and more severe in adults than in children

Successful flight on mars

July 19, 2021 5:59 pm Published by

NASA's robotic helicopter Ingenuity became the first aircraft designed on Earth to make a controlled and self-propelled flight on another planet

The pterosaur of the trees

July 19, 2021 5:59 pm Published by

A 160-million-year-old fossil discovered in Liaoning, northeast China, belongs to a new species of pterosaur, which has been generating curiosity

Energy generated by vibration

July 19, 2021 5:59 pm Published by

Spanish startup Vortex Bladeless plans to start testing its innovative technique of generating wind energy from the vibrations of a vertical carbon fiber rod later this year

Tuberculosis in prisons

July 19, 2021 5:58 pm Published by

Tuberculosis cases in the Latin American prison population increased by 269% between 2011 and 2017

Alarming medical research in Iran

July 19, 2021 3:06 pm Published by

A group of researchers from various universities in Iran recently sent a scientific integrity questionnaire to professors at medical schools around the country

Lethal networks

July 19, 2021 2:59 pm Published by

Faced with an invasion of viruses or bacteria, human immune system cells sometimes overreact in a process known as NETosis, which has been shown to be more severe when the invader is SARS-CoV-2

These birds show how species arise

July 5, 2021 2:03 pm Published by

Ornithologist Luís Fábio Silveira, curator of the bird collections at the Zoology Museum of the University of São Paulo (MZ-USP), explains how studies with capuchino seedeaters help understanding their diversification by means of evolution | 5'46