Category: Press Releases

Manuscrito brings new contributions to contemporary philosophical discussions

Manuscrito (Vol. 40.2) contains five original articles and a book review on topics ranging from logic and philosophy of mathematics to philosophy of language and metaphysics, making a valuable contribution to current debates in philosophy. Some articles are more historical and exegetical, and some a more systematic, dealing with contemporary issues. Read More →

Orthodontic treatment improves chewing and swallowing

The esthetic impacts of malocclusions constitute the main factor in determining the demand of orthodontic treatment. However, correction of malocclusions with fixed appliances can improve the processes of chewing and swallowing, whereas it should be emphasized that in addition to the obvious advantages of orthodontic treatment aesthetic reasons also come into play. Read More →

Internationalizing our publication – the increase in the number of submissions to the BAR from countries located in different continents

BAR’s second issue brings six interesting articles to all readers with different topics such as Strategy, Social & Environmental Management and Public Administration. In this issue, we have contributions from Brazilian authors and also articles from authors affiliated to Portugal, South Africa, Peru and Tanzania. Read More →

Research points to the feasibility of microRNAs as diagnostic biomarkers of heart disease in dogs and cats

Researchers at the Federal University of Paraná, have found through a literature review that microRNAs are effective as diagnostic biomarkers and may be useful in the prognostic evaluation of different heart diseases in dogs and cats. In addition, the alteration in the expression of microRNAs may aid in the understanding of the pathophysiology of diseases not yet fully clarified and may also be a promise in the therapeutic field of veterinary cardiology. Read More →

Research tests frequency of elimination of leptospires in urine in cows and sheep

Researchers at the Federal Fluminense University (UFF), in Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, and the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA), Cattle of Milk, in Valença, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, have demonstrated through experimentation that leptospiral shedding is intermittent in sheep, regardless of the strain of leptospira inoculated. In cattle, intermittent elimination appeared in less quantity, in only 43.3% of the total animals tested. Read More →

Monolingual and multilingual information about the Spanish heritage: the case of Wikipedia

This study analyses the online encyclopaedia Wikipedia as a tool for the dissemination of monolingual and multilingual information about the heritage of Spain. The sample is made up of catalogued buildings and sites of cultural interest in a region of Spain. Read More →

How small satellites can change space science?

Article published by Journal of Aerospace Technology and Management presents a scenario analysis of smallsats and its correspondent launch vehicles. Smallsats are satellites whose wet mass is below 500 kg. These devices are now becoming a booming commercial market with several applications, to improve phone calls, internet and GPS signals around the world, among other services. Read More →

Thematic blogs on the loss of a child — a strategy to deal with maternal grief

Scientists of the Interdisciplinary Center for Research on Loss and Grief (NIPPEL, which is linked to the School of Nursing, University of Sao Paulo), concluded that the internet can help mothers who lost their children to elaborate their grief. The reason is that expression and validation of mourning in blogs can contribute for mothers to develop coping strategies, while they deal with stressors related to loss and death. Read More →

MANUSCRITO brings fourteen original contributions to the philosophy of time

This issue (Vol. 40, N. 1) brings together a number of original contributions by leading philosophers on several issues related to the metaphysics of time and semantics of temporal expressions. Read More →

Study shows essential oils as a promising alternative in the control of dry bubble disease

Researchers at the Federal University of Lavras (UFLA), in Lavras, Minas Gerais, Brazil, have demonstrated that the oil extracts of cinnamon, clove and thyme are potential and efficient alternatives in the control of dry bubble disease in mushrooms of the species Agaricus bisporus. Read More →