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A great part of the research projects sponsored by FAPESP - and that constitute the collection of this Virtual Library - are covered by either Brazilian or foreign communication vehicles specialized in science or of general interest. Some of the most important of these materials are presented here.

Startups supported by FAPESP participate in World Bank program

Startups supported by FAPESP participate in World Bank program

Loss of biodiversity endangers wellbeing of present and future generations

Loss of biodiversity endangers wellbeing of present and future generations

Deforestation favors action of fungus that is decimating amphibians

Deforestation favors action of fungus that is decimating amphibians

Protein that inhibits fungal infection is identified

Protein that inhibits fungal infection is identified

Blowfly (Chrysomya megacephala) uses saliva to keep cool

Blowfly (Chrysomya megacephala) uses saliva to keep cool

Brazilian research on glass gains high visibility

Brazilian research on glass gains high visibility

Chip developed by Brazilian researchers will be linchpin of LHC upgrade

Chip developed by Brazilian researchers will be linchpin of LHC upgrade

Biomarker panel can guide treatment of brain cancer

Biomarker panel can guide treatment of brain cancer

Music intensifies effects of anti-hypertensive medication

Music intensifies effects of anti-hypertensive medication

Novel cancer vaccine strategy is successfully tested

Novel cancer vaccine strategy is successfully tested

Water leak detection system uses machine learning

Water leak detection system uses machine learning

Excess CO2 in air intensifies active expiration during sleep

Excess CO2 in air intensifies active expiration during sleep

Thermoelectric nanodevice based on Majorana fermions is proposed

Thermoelectric nanodevice based on Majorana fermions is proposed

Conversion of pasture into cropland increases greenhouse gas emissions

Conversion of pasture into cropland increases greenhouse gas emissions

Bacteria and fungi play key roles in social insect colonies

Bacteria and fungi play key roles in social insect colonies

Neuroimaging techniques help identify brain alterations in patients with epilepsy

Neuroimaging techniques help identify brain alterations in patients with epilepsy

Machine traffic control reduces costs in agriculture

Machine traffic control reduces costs in agriculture

Electronic structure of uranium compounds is revealed

Electronic structure of uranium compounds is revealed

Megafauna extinction shortened dispersal distances of large seeds

Megafauna extinction shortened dispersal distances of large seeds

Pollution by heavy metals reaches remote islands

Pollution by heavy metals reaches remote islands

Genetic factors associated with acute viral bronchiolitis are identified

Genetic factors associated with acute viral bronchiolitis are identified

Test detects prior infection by Zika virus

Test detects prior infection by Zika virus

Amazon deforestation is close to tipping point

Amazon deforestation is close to tipping point

Monitoring of patient care procedures cuts hospital infection rates

Monitoring of patient care procedures cuts hospital infection rates

Climate change heightens risk of mosquito-borne disease outbreaks

Climate change heightens risk of mosquito-borne disease outbreaks

Study reinforces link between lack of vitamin D and metabolic syndrome

Study reinforces link between lack of vitamin D and metabolic syndrome

Ultra-strong material is produced from a nineteenth-century idea

Ultra-strong material is produced from a nineteenth-century idea

Antimicrobial used in toiletries could become option against malaria

Antimicrobial used in toiletries could become option against malaria

New Amazonian fish family discovered for first time in 40 years

New Amazonian fish family discovered for first time in 40 years

Once degraded, Cerrado does not regenerate naturally

Once degraded, Cerrado does not regenerate naturally

Toothpaste alone does not prevent dental erosion or hypersensitivity

Toothpaste alone does not prevent dental erosion or hypersensitivity

Study investigates brain structure of transgender people

Study investigates brain structure of transgender people

Biomarkers to personalize treatment of head and neck cancer

Biomarkers to personalize treatment of head and neck cancer

Software will monitor tree fall hazard in urban centers

Software will monitor tree fall hazard in urban centers

Wasps Polistes satan that share food with neighbors

Wasps Polistes satan that share food with neighbors

Algorithms and digital images are used to find out whether papayas are ripe

Algorithms and digital images are used to find out whether papayas are ripe

Structure of an antitumor agent analyzed with synchrotron light

Structure of an antitumor agent analyzed with synchrotron light

Malaria vaccine yields promising results

Malaria vaccine yields promising results

Deforestation may intensify global warming even more than previously predicted

Deforestation may intensify global warming even more than previously predicted

Software solution controls water pressure in distribution networks

Software solution controls water pressure in distribution networks

Lack of fish conservation policy threatens several species

Lack of fish conservation policy threatens several species

Personalized treatment for childhood nephrotic syndrome

Personalized treatment for childhood nephrotic syndrome

Yellow fever virus is detected in urine and semen almost a month after infection

Yellow fever virus is detected in urine and semen almost a month after infection

Young physicist wins prize for contribution to quantum field theory

Young physicist wins prize for contribution to quantum field theory

International survey identifies groups that are vulnerable to severe mental illness

International survey identifies groups that are vulnerable to severe mental illness

Zika virus could help combat brain cancer

Zika virus could help combat brain cancer

Brazilians create model to evaluate possibility of life on Jupiter’s icy moon

Brazilians create model to evaluate possibility of life on Jupiter’s icy moon

Computer models estimate movements of agricultural pests

Computer models estimate movements of agricultural pests

Not one but at least seven species of silky anteater identified

Not one but at least seven species of silky anteater identified

Disease-bearing mosquitoes gain from shrinkage of green spaces in São Paulo

Disease-bearing mosquitoes gain from shrinkage of green spaces in São Paulo

Brazilian firm develops more cost-effective forest restoration technologies

Brazilian firm develops more cost-effective forest restoration technologies

Ultrafine aerosol particles intensify rainfall in Amazon region

Ultrafine aerosol particles intensify rainfall in Amazon region

Research helps understand role of protein kinases involved in cancer

Research helps understand role of protein kinases involved in cancer

Sensors and big data provide farmers with decision-making support

Sensors and big data provide farmers with decision-making support

Compounds isolated from rattlesnake venom show activity against hepatitis C virus

Compounds isolated from rattlesnake venom show activity against hepatitis C virus

Sex pheromone from insect that transmits citrus greening (HLB) is identified

Sex pheromone from insect that transmits citrus greening (HLB) is identified

Ultra-wideband technology is used for indoor vehicle location

Ultra-wideband technology is used for indoor vehicle location

Smartphone app for site-specific early warning of floods and thunderstorms

Smartphone app for site-specific early warning of floods and thunderstorms

Scientists identify potential target genes to halt progression of thyroid cancer

Scientists identify potential target genes to halt progression of thyroid cancer

How rock produced by meteor impact or nuclear explosion is formed

How rock produced by meteor impact or nuclear explosion is formed

Novel material cuts cost of substance purification for industry

Novel material cuts cost of substance purification for industry

Software analyzes bone loss caused by problems in contact between teeth

Software analyzes bone loss caused by problems in contact between teeth

Study helps improve efficacy of treatment for brain and skin cancer

Study helps improve efficacy of treatment for brain and skin cancer

Researchers supported by FAPESP participate in top physics breakthroughs of 2017

Researchers supported by FAPESP participate in top physics breakthroughs of 2017

Impact of ecotourism on wildlife demands a thorough investigation, ecologist argues

Impact of ecotourism on wildlife demands a thorough investigation, ecologist argues