Yet Another Brazilian Museum Suffers Fire, Loss Of Specimens
Yet Another Brazilian Museum Suffers Fire, Loss Of Specimens
The Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden is still assessing the damage from a June 15 fire.
Yet Another Brazilian Museum Suffers Fire, Loss Of Specimens
Yet Another Brazilian Museum Suffers Fire, Loss Of Specimens

The Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden is still assessing the damage from a June 15 fire.

The Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden is still assessing the damage from a June 15 fire.

Brazil
Researchers in Brazil Struggle to Get Solid COVID-19 Death Counts
Researchers in Brazil Struggle to Get Solid COVID-19 Death Counts
Chris Baraniuk | Jun 4, 2020
After combing through data on public death notices in Minas Gerais state, scientists say the coronavirus death toll in the country is worse than reported.
Did Contaminated Water Exacerbate Brazilian Babies’ Zika Symptoms?
Did Contaminated Water Exacerbate Brazilian Babies’ Zika Symptoms?
Ashley Yeager | Jun 1, 2020
Elevated levels of a neurotoxin in northeastern Brazil’s drinking water and a high incidence of microcephaly in the region led scientists to look for a link, and they found one.
Brazilian Government Limits Academics’ Conference Attendance
Brazilian Government Limits Academics’ Conference Attendance
Kerry Grens | Feb 11, 2020
The Ministry of Education’s new rule says only one federally employed researcher per institution can attend international scholarly meetings, Times Higher Education reports.
GM Mosquito Progeny Not Dying in Brazil: Study
GM Mosquito Progeny Not Dying in Brazil: Study
Kerry Grens | Sep 17, 2019
The biotech Oxitec had released the genetically engineered insects with the hope that they would breed with wild populations and produce offspring that die young. But that’s not always happening.
Newly Described Electric Eel Has Strongest Voltage Yet Measured
Newly Described Electric Eel Has Strongest Voltage Yet Measured
Kerry Grens | Sep 10, 2019
The same study also finds there are three species of Electrophorus, rather than one.
In Brazil, Thousands of Research Fellowships Are at Risk
In Brazil, Thousands of Research Fellowships Are at Risk
Ignacio Amigo | Aug 20, 2019
A lack of funding for the country’s main research agency threatens the future of Brazilian scientific research.
Amid Science Cuts, Brazil’s National Museum Tries to Recover
Amid Science Cuts, Brazil’s National Museum Tries to Recover
Ignacio Amigo | Jun 11, 2019
Nine months after a fire destroyed priceless collections, scientists are working restore the archives and keep their research afloat.
Brazilian Academics Protest Against Budget Cuts
Brazilian Academics Protest Against Budget Cuts
Ignacio Amigo | May 21, 2019
Blocked resources and the suspension of research scholarships threaten the future of Brazilian science, academics say.
Brazil’s Researchers Criticize Budget Freeze
Brazil’s Researchers Criticize Budget Freeze
Catherine Offord | Apr 9, 2019
Scientists have attacked the government’s spending policies after it locked down nearly half of the money that had been allocated for science funding.