Textos de Abril · April texts

Mais uma seleção de textos interessantes.
Another selection of interesting texts.

Planet is in critical state, warns science declaration – SciDev.Net
El estado del planeta es crítico, advierten científicos – SciDev.Net
Don’t elevate Kony – Open Democracy
Novas evidências indicam que a meditação fortalece o cérebro – BBC Brasil
Designing a smart-phone alphabet for the illiterate – Technology Review
Mandioca nutritiva premiada – Ciência Hoje
Groenlândia degela bem mais rápido do que se pensava – Deutsche Welle
“Lost” Great Wall of China Segment Found? – National Geographic
Why do zoo apes get heart disease? – BBC News
O fascínio da memória – Scientific American Brasil
Ancient human ancestor had feet like an ape – Nature
How do artists protect their work online? – Scientific American
Arctic sea ice may have passed crucial tipping point – New Scientist
Plants Gone Wild: Antarctica Edition – Science

Bioluminescência · Bioluminescence

foto/photo: Doug Perrine/Alamy

foto/photo: Doug Perrine/Alamy

O fenômeno da bioluminescência foi registrado nesta foto nas Ilhas Maldivas, onde o fitoplâncton emana uma luz azul brilhante. Fantástico, não? Esta e outras fotos deste fenômeno podem ser vistas no artigo Glowing blue waves explained, da National Geographic.

The phenomenon of bioluminescence was captured in this photo in the Maldives, where the phytoplankton emanates a bright blue light. Fantastic, isn’t it? This and other photos of this phenomenon can be seen in Glowing blue waves explained, by National Geographic.

Textos de Dezembro · December Texts

Mais uma seleção de textos legais.
Another selection of cool texts.

Will neuroscientific understanding undermine our sense of self? – Open Democracy
Duas visões: o Brasil é hoje um país mais corrupto? – BBC Brasil
The future of Climate Change – Scientific American
Espaço para as mulheres – Ciência Hoje
The grand delusion: Why nothing is as it seems – New Scientist
Ten-point plan to save the oceans – SciDev.Net
Países emergentes querem que ricos liderem esforço pelo clima – Deutsche Welle
Liquid living worms survive space – BBC News
Sex with humans made Neanderthals extinct? – National Geographic
Getting health data from inside your body – Technology Review
Científicas colombianas crean Red de Mujeres en Ciencia – SciDev.Net
Walk-through-wall effect might be possible with humanmade object, physicists predict – Science
Tecnologias verdes foram a atração da Semana de C&T – Planeta COPPE
100 years later, Mahler seems a contemporary composer – The Boston Globe
Euro crisis deepens amid warnings of depression – World Socialist Web Site

Textos de Novembro · November Texts

Mais textos para uma boa leitura este mês.
More texts for a good reading this month.

The human cost of flexible labour – Open Democracy
Mais atenção aos migrantes climáticos – Ciência Hoje
Get ready for a new human species – Technology Review
Cientistas desenvolvem técnica que pode criar células-tronco personalizadas – BBC Brasil
Could legalising rhino horn trade stop poaching? – BBC News
Eradicating disease: an ambitious but energising goal – SciDev.Net
Erradicar enfermedades: meta ambiciosa pero estimulante – SciDev.Net
Astrophile: undead stars rise again as supernovae – New Scientist
Toxinas à nossa volta – Scientific American Brasil
The Challenge of Regulating Objectively – The New Atlantis
Nobel Alternativo chama a atenção para catástrofe ambiental na Nigéria – Deutsche Welle
Cannibalism confirmed among ancient Mexican group – National Geographic
The incredibly expanding snake heart – Science

Tubarão branco · Great white shark

Com 5,5m de comprimento, esse peixão aí é o maior tubarão-branco (Carcharodon carcharias) já capturado. Sua captura e soltura na costa do México fez parte das filmagens de um programa National Geographic Channel. Leia mais em Biggest great white shark caught, released.

At 5,5m long, this big fish here is the biggest great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) ever captured. Its capture and release at the Mexican coast was part of the footage of National Geographic Channel show. Read more in Biggest great white shark caught, released.

foto/photo: National Geographic Channel

foto/photo: National Geographic Channel