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Research at the cutting edge of knowledge
The Brazilian funding agency for scientific and technological research Sao Paulo Research Foundation, FAPESP, based in the state of Sao Paulo, announced an investment estimated in US$ 680 million to support 17 Research, Innovation and Dissemination Centers for a period of up to eleven years, subject to continuation reviews on years 2, 4 and 7.
The Globe and Mail
Get your lazy-pants spouse to do their own chores
The scenario: Ugh. After a difficult day at work, you were looking forward to coming home to a clean, serene house.
5 things you need to know on Thursday
Prince Harry swaps Vegas for DC, Ariel Castro's arraignment, boy throws sandwich at Aussie PM, Jodi Arias wants liberty or death and more things you need to know on Thursday.
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Freescale Semiconductor Assigned Patent
By Targeted News Service ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 3 -- Freescale Semiconductor, Austin, Texas, has been assigned a patent developed by Alfredo Olmos, Austin, Texas, Stefano Pietri, Austin, Texas, and Ricardo P. Coimbra, Campinas, Brazil, for a "programmable temperature sensing circuit for an integrated circuit." The abstract of the patent published by ... (more)
The Rio Times
Festival Varilux Film Fest Returns to Brazil
French film exposition Festival Varilux will return to Brazil beginning Wednesday, May 1st through Thursday, May 16th.
New Managing Director for Okuma Latin America
Mosheen Hatia, a seasoned machinery and equipment supplier veteran, was chosen to lead Okuma Latin America, succeeding Alcino Bastos, who retired after 12 years as managing director.