Topic: University of Sao Paulo
Nikon's annual Small World competition included up-close images of plankton, butterfly tongues, and neurons, all magnified hundreds of times.
Until now, complaining in Brazil has served as a common outlet for dealing with issues like high crime and corruption. Will protests morph into a larger movement? Spread to other countries?
Brazil is considered the world's leader in deaths by firearms, fueling debate over gun laws following the Brazil school massacre Thursday that killed 12 students.
04/08/2011 03:06 pm
Trade opportunities and strengthened ties top the agenda as President Obama flies to Brazil, Chile, and El Salvador over the next five days.
03/18/2011 06:45 pm
Nearly 10,000 students are retaking the exam today in Brazil as part of the country's marred efforts to enable more students to attend state-run universities.
12/15/2010 02:50 pm
With more than two dozen dead in less than a week in Rio de Janeiro as drug traffickers allegedly fight back against a police crackdown, some wonder how the city can cope with the magnitude of its violence problem.
11/26/2010 05:07 pm
A group of astronomers from Brazil, suggest that the Milky Way galaxy's spiral arms could be straight rather than curved, giving it a square shape.
10/14/2010 07:17 pm
As voters go to polls for the Brazil election today, support from popular outgoing President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is expected to propel candidate Dilma Rousseff to victory.
10/03/2010 11:45 am
Global News Blog World university rankings: Brazil schools dominate Latin America, but no 'Harvards'
New US News & World Report’s World's Best Universities rankings place three Brazilian schools among the top 10 Latin American institutions, but the country shouldn't celebrate just yet.
09/24/2010 09:31 am
By 2050, 7 out of 10 people will live in megacities, offering the benefits of concentrated living but also some of the biggest public-works challenges in human history.
05/05/2010 12:22 pm
While the BRICs are four emerging economic powerhouses (Brazil, Russia, India, China), post-financial crisis differences are creating problems, says some analysts. Will today's summit mend those rifts or widen them?
04/15/2010 01:50 pm