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Orson Welles plays starring role in creating Brazilian folklore

Orson Welles plays starring role in creating Brazilian folklore
Description
American filmmaker Orson Welles changed the perception of the Brazilian Northeast when he filmed the story of four campaigning fishermen for an ill-fated and uncompleted movie, a study reveals.
Date:
20/03/2017
Categories:
Arts and Law, International, Research

An epidemic of epipens

An epidemic of epipens
Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have found that prescriptions of adrenaline autoinjectors (commonly called 'epipens') for children with allergies have increased markedly in the last decade, with nearly four devices a year provided per child.
Date:
16/03/2017
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

University of Birmingham study finds new class of androgens play key role in polycystic ovary syndrome

University of Birmingham study finds new class of androgens  play key role in polycystic ovary syndrome
Description
Scientists led by the University of Birmingham have discovered that a new class of male sex hormones known as androgens plays a key role in the development of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
Date:
14/03/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

University celebrates research partnerships with first-ever Brazil Week

University celebrates research partnerships with first-ever Brazil Week
Description
The University of Birmingham is celebrating its extensive research partnerships with top universities across Brazil with a week of exciting Brazilian-themed events.
Date:
14/03/2017
Categories:
International, Research

British and Brazilian universities unite to tackle major global problems

British and Brazilian universities unite to tackle major global problems
Description
Experts from the University of Birmingham today joined partners at São Paulo State University (UNESP) to lay the foundation for joint research aimed at solving major problems facing both countries.
Date:
13/03/2017
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Research, Social Sciences
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