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“Insider-Outsider” Public Philosopher
- Wednesday Jul 1 - 9:30am

Great profile of Brazil's "public philosopher at large" who has no fear of climate scientists.
- Wednesday Jul 1 - 7:13am

How I did on Twitter this week: 3 New Followers, 1 Mentions, 3 Retweets. How'd your week go? via
- Monday Jun 29 - 2:22pm

Brazil's new anti-HIV virus moves into new phase of tests with lab monkeys.
- Friday Jun 26 - 12:34pm

Brazil needs better lab and medical research skills to become a centre for drug discovery, experts warn. (PT)
- Thursday Jun 25 - 11:27am

Germany Seeking Science Links
- Thursday Jun 25 - 11:15am

Face of bizarre sea creature Hallucigenia revealed - BBC News
- Thursday Jun 25 - 8:00am

“Insider-Outsider” Public Philosopher

Special Strategic Advisor Roberto Mangabeira Unger.
Photo Globonews.

Brazil’s premier public intellectual has an opinion about everything – from climate change, to the economics of redistribution, to the character of Barack Obama, his best-known former pupil at law school in the USA. This February Roberto Mangabeira Unger, a left-wing philosopher with a formidable array of books published and tenure at the Harvard Law   …Continue Reading

Germany Seeking Science Links

Lights, Science, Action at Brazilian Scientists' meetup

Scientists from Germany will be prominent at the July 12th – 18th annual meeting of SBPC, the Brazilian Society for the Progress of Science that represents the nation’s academics and science professionals. Their presence indicates the growing importance of cooperation with German institutes of learning, and the prominence that Berlin is giving to links with   …Continue Reading

China-Brazil Cooperation Promised


Petrodollars promise to oil the wheels of science cooperation with China, as Brazil finds an eager new customer for its offshore petroleum wealth, and the two nations press ahead with industrialization. In Brasilia 17th June during the state visit of China’s premier Xi Jinping, Beijing’s Science and Technology Minister Wan Gang told his Brazilian counterpart   …Continue Reading