How Latinx immigrant and Muslim refugee engage in critical citizenship practices

The study examines how, during times of racial tension and conflict, Latinx immigrant and Muslim refugee members of an immigrant youth organization have challenged deficit-based narratives through collective action in a community-based educational space. Read More →

Prolonged use of bisphosphonates or drug holiday? Answers remain uncertain

An estimated 162 osteoporosis-related fractures are prevented for each atypical femoral fracture associated with an anti-resorptive medication. However, there are still controversies about the prolonged use of bisphosphonates. Researchers conducted a literature review in search of the best strategy. Read More →

Cultures of accountability in indigenous early childhood education in Mexico

The bureaucratization of Indigenous education in Mexico has reduced the opportunities for schools to teach Indigenous languages. Government initiatives that promote the revitalization of languages, have created policy fictions that position minoritized languages in never-ending accountability processes. For these languages to be strengthen, bureaucratic processes need to be reimagined. Read More →

Constellations across borders: Brazilian children and families’ perspectives

How do families stay connected across national boundaries? In this article the author shows from the perspective of children and families how international ties and bonds stay alive even inside a classroom. A deep look into children’s narratives about their grandparents in Brazil reveals the longing that crosses borders. Read More →

What anthropology contributes to the study of education

What is the anthropology of education, and what does it contribute to the study of education? Research about the anthropologies of education vary around the world; the categories used to orient the research and analysis are rooted in the researcher’s society and life experiences. The article introduces the thematic section “Anthropology of Education”. Read More →

In democracy education is not a privilege

The study discusses Anísio Teixeira’s analysis about the importance of the democratic, public, universal, free, mandatory, and efficient school as a citizen’s right and duty of the State Government. This concept of school and an emancipatory education are conditions for human development and social integration. Read More →

Snake venom toxin activates immune cells and decreases the invasion potential of tumor cells

BJcuL toxin – isolated from the venom of the Brazilian snake Bothrops jararacussu – was able to stimulate cells of the immune system to act against tumor cells. Blood neutrophils, when stimulated by BJcuL, reduced the migratory potential of neuroblastoma cells in culture. Read More →

Study analyzes the presence of bacteria in vacuum-packed meat

Meat that is out of date has changes in color, strong odor and production of limosity. These characteristics are due to the combination of biological and chemical events caused by the presence of deteriorating bacteria. This study analyzed the behavior of bacteria where they estimated the shelf-life of vacuum-packed beef and stored under cooling. Read More →

How China grew economically and still created the world’s largest higher education system

China experienced significant economic growth and built the largest higher education system in the world. What is the relationship between these factors? To answer this question, the research aimed to understand the role of the economy and Projects 211 and 985 for the expansion of Chinese higher education. Read More →

Occupational risk: COVID-19 infection among health workers is greater in general wards than in intensive care units

The study highlights in what extent scarcity of personal protective equipment (PPE), inadequate use and non-usage of tPPE, and work overload constitute reasons for COVID-19 infection among health care teams. In addition, the investigation determined how work overload in health care system may increase the number of deaths associated with COVID-19 among health workers. Read More →