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Brazil and Kenya push for neglected-disease research

Brazil and Kenya will call for an international fund for research on 'neglected diseases' at a WHO meeting next ...



Less logging on private land ‘key to saving Amazon’

Scientists predict that Brazil will lose more than 40 per cent of its Amazon rainforest by 2050 unless it ...



Latin America and the Caribbean unite against AIDS

Nineteen nations have agreed to work together to negotiate HIV/AIDS drug prices with foreign companies and to producing drugs ...



GM cropland in developing nations grows by a quarter

GM crop production in the developing world leapt ahead last year, with Brazil alone now accounting for ten per ...



Brazil to invest US$30 million in nanotech by 2006

Brazil plans to spend at least US$30 million on nanotechnology research and development by 2006.



Brazil will enrich uranium for export

Brazil's uranium resources are huge and must be used for energy production, says the Brazilian Ministry of Science and ...



Circumcised men less likely to get HIV, says study

Circumcised men are less likely to contract HIV/AIDS from their female partners, said scientists at a conference in Brazil ...



Brazil needs ‘public-private partnerships in nanotech’

Brazilian industrial associations have called for more public investment in nanotechnology research and development, and more public-private cooperation in ...



Legality of stem cell research challenged in Brazil

Brazil's attorney general has called on the Supreme Court to retract a law allowing research on embryonic stem cells, ...



Brazilian women climb in science, but few reach the top

Brazil appears to be approaching gender equality in science positions up to doctorate level, but few women occupy more ...


Marina Lemle

Marina Lemle


Marina Lemle is a freelance journalist for SciDev.Net, based in Brazil.

She has a master degree in science communication by Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz, Brasil). Currently, she edits the Blog of the scientific journal History, Science, Health – Manguinhos and its Facebook page She has contributed sporadically to SciDev.Net since 2004. 
Marina began her career in 1993 in the Jornal da Ciência, the Brazilian Society for the Advancement of Science. In the major press, she worked in science and technology coverage (O Globo, Jornal do Brasil). She also worked for NGOs dedicated to public security, traffic safety and environment, and in government agencies (Rio de Janeiro Research Foundation and Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Brazil).

Location: Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).
Languages Spoken: Portuguese, English.
Areas of Interests: Health, environment, science & technology, social sciences, culture, blogs & social media.
Job Title: Freelance journalist