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.
Gene-edited pigs may reduce Brazil’s transplant waiting list. Still in its initial stages and presented at FAPESP Week London, a project will assess how patients awaiting kidney transplants react to porcine blood.
The goal is to identify the Brazilian researchers living in the UK and US and working in fields linked to science, technology and innovation.
Cooperation agreements involve research funding agencies, UK-based companies and 26 British universities.
In a book resulting from a project supported by FAPESP, researchers appraise the potential of sugarcane bioenergy as a strategy for sustainable development in Latin American, Caribbean and African countries.
The study is part of an effort to understand how changes in the genome lead to changes in phenotypes.
Description of the mechanism could enhance the efficiency of photodynamic therapy, a medical treatment for cancer and bacterial infection, and permit the development of more efficient sunscreens.
Solution developed by Brazilian startup forecasts conditions for ships to approach port and dock, including waves, tides, winds, currents and swells.
A study conducted in Brazil, China, Finland, Ghana, India and the United States found 94% of meals served in restaurants contain more than the recommended number of calories according to the UK’s National Health Service.
The 325 m tall tower, built by a partnership between Brazil and Germany, is the starting point for the collection and analysis of data that is deepening scientists’ understanding of the Amazon’s importance to the world.
Kytos software developed by SPRACE, a research center supported by FAPESP, is being tested at the production network of the consortium responsible for transmitting data from the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope.
Researchers show that the theoretical, methodological and technological conditions exist to manipulate the composition of ecological communities and preserve or restore the functions of an ecosystem.
Enzymes produced by Brazilian startup Verdatis reduce electricty consumption in refining stage by 30%.
Physically active men who are not overweight but who have a relatively high waist-stature ratio are more likely to develop heart disorders, according to a study by Brazilian researchers.
Brazilian and British researchers have found evidence that part of the seabed in the Southwestern Atlantic may have been created and submerged by volcanic lava eruptions.
Land in São Paulo City and Campinas with an aggregate area of more than 2 million sq. m. could be converted into innovation and creativity environments. The projects are supported by FAPESP.
Research shows that rapid urbanization in São Paulo City, Brazil, is influencing wing morphology in the mosquitoes that transmit dengue and malaria.
After taking beta-alanine for 28 days, volunteers eliminated more toxic substances from skeletal muscle following physical exercise. This discovery could help treat diseases caused by oxidative stress.
Relationships with business offer strong potential benefits to teaching and returns to society in the form of technology for use on a day-to-day basis, says head of Knowledge Transfer Ireland
Survey shows that over-60s are not less productive and do not fuel youth unemployment by staying on the labor market
Workshop highlights technological requirements, solutions and need for partnerships between oil companies, universities and startups.
Study shows that deforestation, loss of biodiversity and economic damage done to communities living near dams have not been factored into the cost of these projects. Large dams also ignore the effects of climate change.
A study conducted in Brazil showed protective effects of flavonoid rutin against bleeding and inflammation due to snakebite.
Brazilian researchers used biogeographic analysis to study trilobites, arthropods that became extinct over 252 million years ago. The study was published in Scientific Reports.