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Released: 13-Mar-2020 1:50 PM EDT
Fermilab, UNICAMP and São Paulo Research Foundation collaborate on major international projects for neutrino research
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab)

Under a new agreement, the University of Campinas and the São Paulo Research Foundation will play important roles in the Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility and the international Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment, hosted by Fermilab.

Newswise: Remote South American kelp forests surveyed for first time since 1973
5-Mar-2020 12:25 PM EST
Remote South American kelp forests surveyed for first time since 1973
PLOS

In the kelp forests of Tierra del Fuego, at the southernmost tip of South America, the relative abundance of kelp, sea urchins, and sea stars has not changed significantly since 1973.

Newswise: Why Zika virus caused most harmful brain damage to Brazilian newborns
Released: 18-Feb-2020 3:25 PM EST
Why Zika virus caused most harmful brain damage to Brazilian newborns
Washington University in St. Louis

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that the strain of Zika that circulated in Brazil during the microcephaly epidemic that began in 2015 was particularly damaging to the developing brain.

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Released: 6-Feb-2020 10:55 AM EST
Conflict between ranchers and wildlife intensifies as climate change worsens in Chile
Newcastle University

Scientists from the University of La Serena, Newcastle University, UK, and the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile surveyed ranchers to find out what they thought were the drivers of conflict between people and guanacos (a wild camelid species closely related to the Llama).

Newswise: 9,900-year-old Mexican female skeleton is morphologically distinct from most of America’s earliest known settlers
29-Jan-2020 3:05 PM EST
9,900-year-old Mexican female skeleton is morphologically distinct from most of America’s earliest known settlers
PLOS

‘Chan Hol 3’, like other Tulum cave skeletons, has a distinctive skull and tooth caries

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Released: 29-Jan-2020 1:10 PM EST
Drug Lord’s Hippos Make Their Mark on Foreign Ecosystem
University of California San Diego

Scientists published the first assessment of the impact that invasive hippos imported by drug lord Pablo Escobar are having on Colombian aquatic ecosystems. The hippos are changing the area’s water quality by importing large amounts of nutrients and organic material from the surrounding landscape.

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Released: 27-Jan-2020 11:15 AM EST
Victims of mass atrocities often portrayed as disempowered in international law
University of Helsinki

According to a doctoral thesis completed by Nadia Valentina Tapia Navarro, victims of mass atrocities are often portrayed as disempowered, passive, defenceless and docile in discourses pertaining to international law.

Released: 19-Dec-2019 4:20 PM EST
People in Peru Are Being Exposed to Potentially Dangerous Levels of Mercury
University at Albany, State University of New York

People living in the southern Peruvian Amazon are being exposed to potentially dangerous levels of mercury due to a combination of their diet and artisanal and small-scale gold mining occurring in their communities.


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