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Neglected Tropical Diseases
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Leishmania parasite manipulates organism’s defense system to continue replicating, study shows
Leishmania alters the structure of the human protein involved in infected cell death and inflammatory response regulation. The discovery could serve as a basis for better treatment.
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Original documents reveal new aspects of the history of palmares
Historian at the State University of Campinas creates database of material collected from archives in countries such as Brazil, Portugal, and the Netherlands.
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New center will provide technologies to enhance competitiveness of small and medium farmers
The Science for Development Center in Digital Agriculture, a collaboration between FAPESP and EMBRAPA, among others, aims to connect farmers to cost-cutting, sustainable innovations.
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New kind of coral reef surprise researchers
Far from the coast, coraline Hills harbor a large diversity of fish that only exist there.
Mimicking leaves, branches or rocks is one of the most efficient camouflage strategies, but it limits movements and possibilities of living areas.
Biologist Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues (IB-USP) shows some of the new species collected during an unprecedented scientific expedition to the Imeri mountain range, near the border between Brazil and Venezuela.
Ethnographic studies bring to light interpretations of Yanomami peoples on oneiric activities.
Anderson Rocha, head of the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (recod.ai) at UNICAMP, explains how deep fake works, as well as its applications and risks.
FAPESP Annual Activity Report
FAPESP allocated $ PPP 400.5 million to the funding of 19,692 research projects in 2021, for growth of 3.5% compared with 2020.Read