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- Brazilian Team Finds Clue to Congenital Zika Syndrome
Soon after the Zika epidemic broke out in Brazil, Mayana Zatz - an acclaimed geneticist who, for the preceding four decades had been tracking rare genetic disorders that destroy muscles - received a surprise phone call from the scientific director of a research foundation in São Paulo.
Published on 02/28/2018 - 13h50
- Brazil Is Home to the Biggest Viruses Ever Discovered
The biggest viruses ever discovered were found in two extreme environments in Brazil: the very salty and alkaline waters of the Pantanal, and the depths off the coast of Rio de Janeiro, about three kilometers underwater.
Published on 02/28/2018 - 11h34
- Brazil Supreme Court Upholds Anvisa Norm That Prohibits Flavored Cigarettes
Brazil's Supreme Court (STF) upheld a norm stipulated by the National Sanitary Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) prohibiting flavored cigarettes from being sold throughout the country, on Thursday (the 1st).
Published on 02/02/2018 - 12h43
- Brazil Among the Elite of Mathematical Research
Brazilian science has been facing a gloomy reality, such as a sharp drop in funds for the area and researchers leaving the country, but mathematics may be a silver lining in Brazilian science.
Published on 01/26/2018 - 11h22
- 9% of Elders Drink Alcohol on a Daily Basis, According to Datafolha Survey
A subject surrounded by taboos is alcohol consumption among elders. It is both a social issue and a health issue that often isn't contemplated by public policies which, for the most part, are directed at younger consumers.
Published on 01/22/2018 - 10h52
- Brazilian Researchers Modify Goat Genes in Order to Produce Milk That Is "Human-Like"
Brazilian researchers at Unifor (University of Fortaleza) managed to create genetically modified goats in order to produce milk with human-like characteristics.
Published on 01/12/2018 - 10h55
- New Lotion to Cure Herpes Blisters in a Single Day
Herpes type 1 – which typically appears on one's lips, but can also appear on other parts of the face, chest and even genital organs – is caused by the Herpes simplex virus (Herpesvírus hominus), which is untreatable.
Published on 01/05/2018 - 11h04
- Biologic Diversity Inspires Search for Medicine in Brazil
A 100% national initiative will search for new substances from the biodiversity of Brazilian plants aiming to take new medicines to drugstores shelves. Although the research is still at an initial phase, expectations are high.
Published on 12/11/2017 - 10h52
- Dangerous Virtual Traps
The press itself has become the top priority for extremist groups that are seeking to discredit it. In the last few weeks, alarming attempts to mine the credibility of reporters and news outlets have come to light.
Published on 12/04/2017 - 11h24
- 'I Would Never Be Comfortable among Politicians, My Arena is Soccer,' Says Brazilian Team's Coach
Soccer and politics have been an old combination in Brazil. However, Tite, the coach of the country's national team, does not want to play along.
Published on 12/04/2017 - 10h54