A study published in Scientific Reports identifies changes to neutrophils that appear to explain why people suffering from obesity and type 2 diabetes are more likely to contract infectious diseases.
The hormone that tells an organism when it is dark and prepares us for sleep also regulates the supply of stem cells in the bone marrow, according to a study involving Brazilian researchers.
Performed under the aegis of the Center for Cell-Based Therapy (CTC), the study is the first to investigate mitochondrial DNA in search of alterations associated with penile tumors.
System developed by Hoobox interprets facial expressions and other behavioral cues and can be used to assess the status of patients in intensive care, babies in cribs or passengers in self-driving cars.
This innovation has been developed by researchers based in Brazil and the US. It not only halts the progression of the heart failure but also improves the heart’s capacity to pump blood.
Predator-prey equilibria are being disrupted by climate change, according to a study led by Brazilian researchers and published in Nature Climate Change.
The event assembled researchers and students who live and work in Brazil and the UK. FAPESP President Marco Antonio Zago addressed FAPESP-sponsored funding schemes to attract scientists from other countries to Brazil.
FAPESP and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council of the United Kingdom announce that they will jointly fund bilateral research studies.
Presented during FAPESP Week London, instrument created in São Paulo will be improved in collaboration with Russia and will measure solar flares; launch is scheduled for 2022.
At FAPESP Week London, Paul Statham of the University of Sussex stated that migration policies are highly restrictive because they are driven by domestic politics and not by understandings based on the facts.
Project conducted by researchers from Brazil, the United Kingdom and Germany, with support from FAPESP and other agencies, investigates the flow of information between parties involved in flood monitoring.
Project presented at FAPESP Week London identifies genes that allow bacteria to survive in the digestive tract of poultry and thus infect humans.
Study presented during FAPESP Week London involves increasing the efficiency of viable embryo generation, improving the rates of successful gestation and increasing cattle productivity.
Growth in the offer of renewable energy sources will mean increased demand for devices optimal for energy storing; São Paulo and UK researchers presented advances in new battery development at FAPESP Week London.
The study of natural toxins and their derivatives may help in the development of medicines to treat diseases like cancer and osteoarthritis, says coordinator of the Center of Excellence in New Target Discovery.
The Research Center for Gas Innovation is developing technology to separate CO2 and methane in oil and gas exploration and store it in offshore salt caverns.
Scientists from the University of Birmingham and the School of Medical Sciences at the Santa Casa de São Paulo are using cell reprogramming techniques to grasp at how Wolfram and Niemann-Pick syndromes act on the brain.
Glaucius Oliva speaks at FAPESP Week London about the line of work of the Center for Research and Innovation in Biodiversity and Drug Discovery and how the UK collaboration helps developing structural biology in Brazil.
One of the makers of the light detector to be used in the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) presented a new version, X-Arapuca, that will make the capture of photons even more efficient, at FAPESP Week London.
Sir Mark Walport, chief executive of UK Research and Innovation, emphasizes FAPESP’s role in increasing scientific output through collaboration between the United Kingdom and Brazil, at FAPESP Week London.
Animal experiments have shown that caloric restriction causes cellular changes that can prevent diseases, the subject of a session at FAPESP Week London.