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Leonardo Silva Brito is from Rondônia and grew-up with a deep love of reading. His parents, both teachers, made bedtime story time so enticing that by the age of six, he was reading to his mom. He read all the books he could get his hands on. And while his parents fostered his enthusiasm at home, his teachers did the same at the public school he attended. One More...

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On May 29, 2015
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Einstein Letter in Brazil

A letter from Albert Einstein written almost 65 years ago has been discovered in a safe at a Brazilian school, according to reports. A typed message with the signature of the physicist is dated June 24, 1951, More...

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On April 29, 2015
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US Guidelines for Healthy Eating Could Be Better

Recently, a US-government appointed scientific panel released a 600-page report that will set America’s new dietary guidelines. These guidelines only come out every five years, and they are critical because More...

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On March 27, 2015
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Brazilian Study Proves Importance of Breastfeeding

Here’s good news for Gisele Bündchen’s children: Researchers in Brazil have followed nearly 6,000 babies from birth for the past three decades, enabling scientists for the first time to get an idea More...

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On March 26, 2015
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Brazil Leads in Food Guidelines

In what may be the most powerful attack on junk food published by any government in the world, Brazil is urging its citizens to avoid such “ultra-processed products” such as chicken nuggets, potato More...

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On February 11, 2015
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Private Education Grows

Despite the weak economy, Brazilians are spending more on private schools than ever before. The continued willingness to provide better education for their children shows a strong commitment towards the future More...

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On November 29, 2014
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Teaching Future Entrepreneurs in Brazil

FazINOVA is a private business school founded in 2013 by 26-year-old Brazilian entrepreneur Bel Pesce. Ms. Pesce is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston, considered the best science More...

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On November 7, 2014
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University Graduation Numbers Fall

The number of students completing higher education in Brazil, university bachelor’s degrees, has fallen for the first time in a decade, figures show. There was a 5.7 percent drop in the number of graduates More...

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On September 25, 2014
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Brazilian Exchange Students Criticized

The University of Southampton in England has complained about the lack of dedication from Brazilian students in the Science Without Borders Program (Ciência sem Fronteiras) Last week, scholarship-holders in this More...

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On August 24, 2014
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Math Award to Brazilian

Artur Avila, a Brazilian, has won the Fields Medal, the most prestigious award in the world given in mathematics. The Fields Medal is considered the equivalent of the Nobel Prize, as there is no Nobel award given More...