Brazilian researchers observed the association only in subjects who consumed more than three small cups of coffee per day. Moderate consumption, however, appears to have beneficial effects on the cardiovascular system.
Theoretical findings in a study performed by researchers with FAPESP’s support and published in Scientific Reports could be exploited in the development of quantum computing.
Guaranteeing stable funding is key if Brazilian researchers are to use the scientific instruments that will become available in the years ahead, according to experts at the Annual Meeting of the Brazilian Society for the Advancement of Science.
Over half of the rays and skates caught in Brazil belong to protected species, a DNA barcoding study shows.
A study conducted as part of a Thematic Project by Brazilian and US researchers investigates how plants and animals in the Atlantic Rainforest biome have reacted to climate change in past millennia.
A FAPESP-funded study with results published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases has identified markers capable of predicting mortality in patients with symptoms of yellow fever, potentially helping to prevent the development of severe conditions.
Brazilian startup wants to supply manufacturers of chemicals and foods with bioproducts that do not harm human or animal health and are produced by sustainable industrial processes.
An international study with key contributions from Brazilian researchers shows that an endangered species, famed as a “forest gardener,” influences African forest composition in terms of tree species and increases the aboveground biomass over the long term.
The virtual platform enables R&D personnel in the pharmaceutical, cosmetics, agribusiness and fine chemical industries to obtain toxicological and ecotoxicological assessments remotely without needing to have their own labs.
Extension of the moratorium to the Brazilian savanna would prevent the loss of 3.6 million hectares of native vegetation that risk being converted into soybean plantations by 2050, according to a study published in Science Advances.
The results of a clinical trial published in the journal Appetite show that transcranial direct current stimulation can reduce or increase appetite, depending on the patient’s genetic profile.
A system created in Brazil using cheap, biodegradable materials permits controlled release of larvicide and can be used in small amounts of water.
A study analyzing data from almost 30,000 nurses shows that the effects of physical activity throughout life are cumulative. Collaboration between Brazilian and US scientists demonstrates the importance of exercise before adulthood.
Experts discuss the impact of STI policy evaluation on the effectiveness and efficiency of policies in Latin America.
Method developed by Brazilian and US researchers distinguishes between malignant and benign tumors and rules out false positive results.
Young researchers were trained in environmental planning and protection at a School of Advanced Science supported by FAPESP.
Experiments with mice performed within the scope of a FAPESP-funded study show that a substance derived from cannabis plants attenuates isolation-induced aggressive behavior.
A study of individuals over 65 years old showed that all-cause mortality risk increased nearly 63-fold in women with low appendicular muscle mass. The risk of dying increased 11.4-fold in men.
Study was presented to Workshop on Biopharma and Metabolomics covering research jointly funded by FAPESP and Agilent Technologies.
Brazilian researcher studied LHC experiment and found a signature highly similar to that of quark-gluon plasma in lead atom proton collision. Previous studies were based on collisions of heavy nuclei.
Developed by Brazilian researchers, the biosensor identifies the presence of different pathogens more quickly and cheaply than standard methods.
A FAPESP-funded study investigated behaviors associated with weight gain and cardiometabolic risk in adolescents. Missing the first meal of the day can contribute to the development of unhealthy habits and behaviors.
French researchers made the discovery by analyzing blood from denim sandblasters. The results were presented at the Inflamma symposium organized by the Center for Research on Inflammatory Diseases in Brazil.
Simplified low-cost method is as accurate as most advanced sequencers in analyzing medulloblastoma, enabling personalized treatment to be prescribed in developing countries.