Arquivo de fevereiro de 2017

  • Alckmin garante repasse do orçamento da FAPESP

    sexta-feira, 24 de fevereiro de 2017

    Agência FAPESP – O orçamento da FAPESP continuará a ser repassado integralmente pelo Governo do Estado de São Paulo, no valor correspondente a 1% da arrecadação tributária estadual determinado pela Constituição paulista.
    A afirmação foi feita pelo governador Geraldo Alckmin em entrevista ao Estado de S. Paulo. “O 1% da FAPESP está garantido”, [...]

  • EPA Approves Wisconsin’s Phosphorous Work-around

    quinta-feira, 9 de fevereiro de 2017

    The Environmental Protection Agency has approved a plan from two Republican Wisconsin state lawmakers that allows companies to pay to delay compliance with strict phosphorous pollution standards.
    Under the plan, polluters such as paper and cheese manufacturers and water utilities can apply to the Department of Natural Resources for a variance permit [...]

  • Facts, beliefs, and identity: the seeds of science skepticism

    quinta-feira, 2 de fevereiro de 2017

    Psychological researchers are working to understand the cognitive processes, ideologies, cultural demands, and conspiracy beliefs that cause smart people to resist scientific messages. Using surveys, experiments, observational studies and meta-analyses, the researchers capture an emerging theoretical frontier with an eye to making science communication efforts smarter and more effective.
    Protecting “Pet [...]