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beef cattle

Fertilization and Diet Reduce Methane Emissions and Raise Productivity of Beef...

Fertilizing pasture with nitrogen and supplementing the cattle herd’s diet with selected nutrients can both reduce greenhouse gas emissions and raise yields and economic...
biolarvicides

Researchers Identify Bacteria Capable of Killing Aedes Aegypti Larvae

Researchers at São Paulo State University (UNESP) in Botucatu, Brazil, have identified six species of bacteria with the potential to be used as biolarvicides...
carnivorous plants

Carnivorous Plant Has Mitochondrial Genome Sequenced

Some 130 species of carnivorous plants are found in practically all biomes in Brazil. To understand how the evolutionary dynamics of this fascinating group...
denguevideo

Gut Bacteria from Aedes Aegypti Could Be Weapon Against Dengue and...

Like humans, mosquitoes have guts that are home to an enormous variety of bacteria. Recent studies suggest that modulating mosquitoes’ gut microbiota profile could...
nanoparticles

Technique Permits the Monitoring of Magnetic Nanoparticles in Living Organisms

A new method for real-time monitoring of magnetic nanoparticles in organs such as the liver has been described by Brazilian researchers in the journal Nanomedicine:...
Botulinum Toxin

Researchers Describe Action of Molecule That Is More Potent than Botulinum...

Crotoxin is a substance found in the venom of the South American rattlesnake (Crotalus durissus) and is a more potent muscle relaxant than botulinum...
chicken

Brazilian Chickens

University of Delaware undergraduate student Blair Schneider spent time in Brazil earlier this year getting samples from chickens to help with research looking to...
Musical perception

Musical Perception Can Predict Learning Difficulties in Children

A test that measures musical perception in children aged 6-13 years has been developed by a group of scientists from Brazil, Canada, the United...
macadamia

Intercropping with Macadamia Protects Coffee and Boosts Yield

Brazil is by far the world’s largest coffee producer, with production estimated at 49.7 million 60 kg bags in 2016. Consolidated data for 2015 show...
Internet data transmission

New Record for Internet Data Transmission Speed Between Global Hemispheres

A group of researchers and engineers affiliated with institutions in Brazil and the United States have broken the previous record for speed of data...
several diseases

Brazilian and British Scientists Develop Technology to Detect Several Diseases

Researchers at São Paulo State University’s Chemistry Institute (IQ-UNESP) in Araraquara, Brazil, working with colleagues at Oxford University in the UK have developed a...
zika virus

Study Identifies Biomarkers of Infection by Zika Virus in Aedes Mosquitoes

A study by Brazilian researchers published in the journal PLoS One has identified 13 lipids found in Aedes spp. mosquitoes as potential biomarkers for Zika...