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Is water desalination the best answer to the water crisis?

Is water desalination the best answer to the water crisis?

Global water crisis is a reality and forecasts are far from hopeful: the UN says that “by 2030, the planet will experience a 40% deficit in water, unless the management of such precious resource [...]

Daylight savings time: how it came to be and why it may end

Daylight savings time: how it came to be and why it may end

Daylight savings time has been around in Brazil since 1931 aiming to save electric power; however, since 2017, technical studies believe this measure is no longer efficient. Find out what may [...]

Diversity in Congress: who won in Brazil’s elections

Diversity in Congress: who won in Brazil’s elections

Despite the high rate of renewal in the Chamber and Senate, the diversity of the elected for the Brazilian Congress doesn’t match its distribution by ethnicity, age and gender of the population [...]

Science Magazine publishes Brazilian scientists’ critical manifesto

Science Magazine publishes Brazilian scientists’ critical manifesto

Two texts, one op-ed and one open letter published in Science magazine assess the consequences of the fire at the Brazilian National Museum (Museu Nacional) and expose the need for investing in [...]

Brazil’s poorest will take up to 9 generations to reach average income

Brazil’s poorest will take up to 9 generations to reach average income

Reports show that Brazil is one of the most unequal countries in the world: 60% of the population lives on less than one minimum wage, and five billionaires have assets equivalent to the poorest 50%

World Cup: recycled plastic is part of the Brazilian Team uniform

World Cup: recycled plastic is part of the Brazilian Team uniform

Uniforms of ten teams participating in the 2018 Russia World Cup have 12 to 18 recycled plastic bottles in their composition

What are the happiest countries in the world? Find out at the ranking

What are the happiest countries in the world? Find out at the ranking

Finland and other Nordic countries lead the list; Brazil ranks 28th. The methodology uses six criteria, such as GDP per capita, social support, healthy life expectancy, social freedom, [...]