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Brazil awaits approval of huge science budget

Brazil's scientists are waiting to see whether a US$4.1 billion proposed science budget will survive the approval …

11/02/10

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Abbott drops price of HIV/AIDS drug in Brazil

Drug firm Abbott Laboratories will drop the price of an HIV/AIDS drug by 29.5 per cent in a new agreement with the …

09/07/07

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Bayer wins Brazil GM corn approval

Brazil has approved genetically modified corn for plantation after a nine year battle.

23/05/07

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One fifth of Amazon rainforest 'savannah by 2099'

The effect of global warming on vegetation will turn 18 per cent of the Amazon rainforest into savannah by 2099, …

10/05/07

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Africa losing forest faster than any other continent

African countries have the highest rate of forest decline in the world, according to a UN report.

15/03/07

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New system to boost biodiversity access in Brazil

Brazil has launched a new system to speed up licensing for the collection of biological material in scientific …

12/03/07

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Brazil 'bridges the gap' between science and industry

Brazil has launched a biotechnology policy to bring scientists and industry closer together to boost innovation.

13/02/07

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Latin America 'ripe for regional collaboration'

Latin America and the Caribbean are now ready to forge regional scientific collaborations, according to delegates …

02/02/07

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Amazon rainforest relies on African dust

Dust winds from the Sahara desert provide over half the Amazon rainforest's annual supply of minerals, researchers …

10/01/07

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Brazil looks to poorest regions for future scientists

In 15 years, education will provide a new generation of scientists from Brazil's poorest sectors, says re-elected …

03/01/07

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Brazil invests US$37 million to fight global warming

Brazil's science ministry will give companies loans and grants for projects that help reduce carbon emissions.

14/12/06

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Brazilian gene bank becomes world's seventh largest

With 102,000 seed samples from 500 plant species, a Brazilian gene bank has become the world's seventh largest and …

06/12/06

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