Around the world of clean energy

Around the world of clean energy

The Nordic countries are among the most successful in the aspect of clean and renewable energy: Iceland already has almost 100% of its electricity produced by clean sources; Denmark can already [...]

Stem cell treatment achieves HIV cure for the second time

Stem cell treatment achieves HIV cure for the second time

For the second time, an HIV patient got rid of the virus. A stem cell transplant removed the virus from the human body in a stable manner 12 years after the first successful application. The [...]

Bioengineers create organs and marrow with 3D printers; see how

Bioengineers create organs and marrow with 3D printers; see how

Making tailored organs and tissues for patients whose malaises need transplants seems a distant reality, but this technology may be close to becoming possible. A significant step in this sense [...]

Where does power come from and how is it consumed?

Where does power come from and how is it consumed?

What do turning the lights on and taking a cross-continental trip have in common? Both require energy extraction, storage, and transformation. But, where does this energy come from? How is it [...]

MC Soffia’s bluevision

MC Soffia’s bluevision

At the age of 15, Soffia Gomes da Rocha Gregório Correia already has an incredible history: she collects awards as an artist, has millions of fans and even sang at the Rio de Janeiro-2016 Olympic [...]

Davi Bomtempo: “circular economy will affect business worldwide”

Davi Bomtempo: “circular economy will affect business worldwide”

In Brazil, the weight of the industry in the GDP (2017) was 11.8%.  This sector bears around 22% of the Brazilian workforce. Considering how crucial the industry is for the development of the [...]

Are you ready for a future with printed cars and bamboo houses?

Are you ready for a future with printed cars and bamboo houses?

The periodic table contains 118 chemical elements that comprise everything that we, human beings, have seen or touched. However, only four are present in living body molecules: Hydrogen (H), [...]

Didn’t see the National Museum before the fire? Google it

Didn’t see the National Museum before the fire? Google it

The National Museum, in Rio de Janeiro, used to keep a natural and cultural treasure with over 20 million cataloged items, the largest in Latin America and one of the largest in the world. Based [...]

The environmental price of international commerce

The environmental price of international commerce

Between 1980 and 2010, according to the “International Trade in Resources: A biophysical assessment” report, produced by the International Resources Panel, the value moved by the international [...]