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- Thursday Oct 19 - 7:00pm

Climate change is affecting population of beetles in Brazil's coastal rainforest.
- Thursday Oct 19 - 11:23am

Big mining projects in Brazil promote Amazon deforestation
- Thursday Oct 19 - 11:23am

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- Wednesday Oct 18 - 4:56pm

Amazon deforestation: Is that "less is more" - or "more is less" ?
- Wednesday Oct 18 - 4:55pm

“Mighty Mites” for natural crop protection

Promip lab where  100 million  predators are bred each moth ( foto FAPESP)

Promip Crop protection using biological controls – employing predatory insects, viruses or fungi to attack any pests responsible for lower farming yields – is a decades-old strategy well known around the world and in Brazil. A recent count showed around 70 bio-control companies are active in Brazil, offering farmers access to at least 12 macro-organisms   …Continue Reading

Biometric markers for identification


Griaule Cost-effective identification systems based on biometric information are in demand for developing nations, especially when it comes to voter identification and even providing security for the parents of newborn infants or government conditional cash transfer programmes. The common link is that such systems don’t require users to write or to memorize a password, but   …Continue Reading

Bovine Biotech delivers $22 million payout

Funding a national champion for meat   exports come at a price - as teh government discovered with JBS  has

In Vitro Brasil In the world of innovative startup companies, there’s no greater proof of business maturity than a successful trade sale to international investors – a multi-million dollar feat achieved so far by just a tiny handful of Brazil’s scientist-entrepreneurs. Notable among these is In Vitro Brasil, a high-tech bovine embryo business servicing the   …Continue Reading