The role played by symbiotic microorganisms isolated from the skin of anurans has been discovered by researchers in Brazil. The study is published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Researchers affiliated with the Structural Genomics Consortium in Brazil control a cellular communication pathway using chemical compounds that inhibit the kinase AAK1.
Young researchers and graduates from any country have until March 24 to apply for the event, which will be held at the University of São Paulo with FAPESP’s support.
Aims of the center hosted by UNICAMP include developing innovative solutions to optimize oil well production and efficiency, as well as reservoir rehabilitation.
Green roof uses the same principle as thermally insulated tiles containing polystyrene or polyurethane foam and requires no waterproofing layer.
Hardware and software system is designed to make city cycling safer.
A scientific study using mice shows that cognitive and physical stimulation reduces senile plaque deposition and improves spatial memory.
Canadian and Brazilian researchers describe the use of 13 molecular tools for measuring different intracellular signaling pathways and evaluating the action mechanisms of new drugs.
Estimates for this ecosystem service’s share in 2018 Brazilian economy is around US$ 12 billion. Its decline puts Brazil’s food safety and biodiversity asset at risk, warn the first-ever local diagnosis of the problem.
A structure comprising a molybdenum disulfide monolayer on an azobenzene substrate could be used to build a highly compactable and malleable quasi-two-dimensional transistor powered by light.
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.
Lake systems existing in regions over 10 million years ago survived the Amazon River reversal due to Andean uplift.
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.
Biomaterial kept mesenchymal stem cells alive and considerably reduced the size of the lesion caused by stroke in a study involving mice. The procedure could help repair brain areas in even larger lesions.
Technological solutions developed by Brazilian firms with support from FAPESP’s PIPE program are conquering markets in the US, Europe and China.
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.
Researchers from the Center for Metropolitan Studies are working with colleagues from other countries to explain how São Paulo, London, Paris, Mexico City and Milan are governed.