Monthly Archives: October 2018

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Decolonize the curricula in scene arts

The study challenges the dance and performance curriculum in higher education. Is the curriculum a colonizer? What can a decolonial curriculum do? How to deconstruct the curriculum in arts? These are the issues discussed in the study. Read More →

The Decolonial in art research in Brazil

The discussion presented by the Brazilian Journal on Presence Studies (v.8, n.4) represents a considerable advance for the field in Brazil and abroad. The decolonial approach in research is an emerging perspective and the articles presented speak, among other things, about new methodologies, criticisms of colonial obstacles and performance analysis. Read More →

Decoloniality is the topic of the Special Week of the Brazilian Journal on Presence Studies at the SciELO in Perspective Blog | Humanities

From October 22 to 26, 2018, the Brazilian Journal on Presence Studies will participate at the SciELO Blog Special Week. During this period, the reader will be able to better understand the scope of the journal and follow the studies published in number 4, 2018 that addresses the relations between the field of Performance and the Decolonial perspectives in research. Read More →

What is the most viable way to finish Pantanal lambs?

The finishing systems of pantaneiro lambs in feedlot and semi-feedlot are economically viable activities, since they allow the remuneration of all the factors of production and the invested capital. The internal rates of return of these types of termination are 27% for feedlot systems and 16% for semi-feedlot systems. Read More →

How can an educational intervention promote healthy eating habits during pregnancy?

The present study evaluated an intervention involving the use of regional foods during pregnancy based on a clinical trial. The intervention group (educational booklet) presented a statistically significant association in comparison with the control group (pregnant women who received nutritional orientation during low-risk prenatal care) and increased knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding regional foods. The results show that the intervention is recommended for promoting healthy eating. Read More →

Do you know excess energy intake by western diet may lead to inflammation and even apoptosis?

Researchers concluded that Western diet causes endogenous oxidative DNA damage depending on excessive energy intake, activate PARP-1 and form molecules in the pathway, which lead to inflammation. In excess, it may result in apoptosis. Continued consumption of this diet may trigger the development of a variety of diseases, including cancer. Read More →

How cropping systems affect soybean yield?

Cropping systems had more than 50% incidence of soybean root rot. Among them, the pasture-soybean-pasture system is the least indicated to be applied in succession to soybean cultivation. The higher compaction of the soil and predisposition to root rot of soybean, caused by the application of the system, caused a loss of 23 kg per hectare of soybean for each 1% in the increase of root rot. These results were collected by researchers from the State University of Santa Catarina (UDESC), in Lages, Santa Catarina, Brazil. Read More →

Surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion may cause changes in periodontal tissue

The study had as objective to evaluated the periodontal status of adults submitted to surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion. The clinical attachment level, gingival recession, attached gingiva and bleeding were evaluated on the premolars, molars and incisors, before and at 5 days and 6 months after surgery. The surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion may cause changes in the periodontal tissue. Read More →