Arquivo de dezembro de 2017

  • SciELO anuncia adoção de preprint em 2018

    terça-feira, 19 de dezembro de 2017

    Maria Fernanda Ziegler  |  Agência FAPESP – O Scientific Electronic Library Online (SciELO) – programa financiado pela FAPESP – adotará duas novas ações com o intuito de se alinhar ao movimento global de ciência aberta.
    O primeiro é atingir a meta de 75% dos periódicos científicos que integram a plataforma serem editados em inglês, o que deve [...]

  • Dietary recommendations for a warming planet

    terça-feira, 19 de dezembro de 2017

    Eating a balanced diet isn’t only a boon to our health; it’s also a surefire way to save the environment, according to recent research. By examining the national diet guidelines of several countries, a PNAS study has shown that if recommended dietary measures were widely adopted–in high-income nations especially–they could significantly reduce global environmental impacts.
    In fact, [...]

  • Turkey litter could partially replace coal as fuel

    segunda-feira, 4 de dezembro de 2017

    That leftover Thanksgiving turkey on your plate? The waste it produced over the course of its life could be repurposed as vast amounts of energy-dense fuel, according to a new study published in Applied Energy. In fact, poultry litter could be a sustainable replacement for 10% of the coal that’s used for global electricity generation, the study’s [...]