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Social psychology: corruption, politics and the Brazilian psyche analysed in NYT
- Friday Oct 24 - 10:38am

Exploring the 'science of sex' at the Wellcome Foundation.
- Friday Oct 24 - 10:31am

"Get On Your Bike Sao Paulo" Active travel in the city of the future.
- Friday Oct 24 - 10:23am

Sunlight is the best disinfectant - and it keeps you slim and diabetes free too. (PT)
- Friday Oct 24 - 10:22am

The Science of ‘Livable São Paulo’

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Whether or not their subject is human geography, development economics or sociology, urban complexity is a subject close to home for scientists making their way to and from laboratories or institutes located across the sprawling city of São Paulo. As a super-conurbation of 19 million people with an inner city population of 11.4 million, São   …Continue Reading

Cheating Brazilian Scientists Exposed

Five Brazilian scientists have been “named and shamed” for plagiarism, falsification of data and poor academic conduct by the funding agency that supported their research. The result of an investigation by the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) was published on its website 7th October. You can read more (in Portuguese) by clicking here. This   …Continue Reading

Climate scientists face off for ‘forest fistfight’

Nadine Unger's article sparks "forest fire."

Brazilian scientists are playing a leading role in contesting the controversial claims made in a strongly “climate change skeptic” article published by Nature, which alleges that 150 years of human-induced land changes including deforestation and an increase of arable land area, has actually helped to cool the planet, rather than warm it up. The author’s   …Continue Reading