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Projetos de Ciência Jovem que buscam Mudanças Sociais

Na maior feira de ciência jovem da América Latina, alunos propões estudos que visam transformar sociedade. Na Mostratec (Mostra Internacional de Ciência e Tecnologia), realizada na semana passada no Centro de Eventos Fenac, em Novo Hamburgo, no Rio Grande do … Continue reading

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On Scholarly Journals

The past few years have seen a massive proliferation of scholarly journals. The number of ‘‘management’’ journals indexed by the Web of Knowledge has tripled in the past dozen years, and new non-standard journals seem to emerge daily, providing readers … Continue reading

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Political Perceptions of Scientists

Almost universally, studies find that scientists believe the public is inadequately informed about science topics, including food risks, genetic modification, chemicals, and even aquaculture. Further, scientists believe that, except for a small minority, the public is uninterested in becoming more … Continue reading

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Risky Advice

Why do we seem to be witnessing an increasing number of nasty technological surprises? Indeed, this year’s Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan and last year’s BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico have taken their place alongside older problems, … Continue reading

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